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Episode 18 of the audio version of the Selective Hearing roundtable was recorded on November 17, 2013 and featured the old men of the Japan 4 talking about the recent Japan trip including topics such as plane rides, shaking hands with idols, general tourism and and helpful advice for those who want to go to Japan.

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INTRO – AKB48 – Kondokoso Ecstasy


– Compared to last year, cheaper or more expensive?
– How was your flight in/back home?


– How was the overall experience?
– Highlights? Who was your best handshake? Any disappointments? Who was a letdown? Did you encounter any communication issues?
– Describe the feeling of being a godless heathen who touched Ota Aika.
– Would you try these kinds of events again? If so, does your game plan change?
– Which venue did you like the most? Pacifico, Makuhari Messe or Nagoya Dome?
– Advice for those willing to dive head first into touching idols


– Thoughts on lands outside of Tokyo?
– How was the Shinkansen? Worth the cost of the JR pass?
– Is there really nothing in Nagoya?
– Was there a place you would consider revisiting next trip? Any other places that are on your radar for future trips?
– Memorable moments?
– Anything you want to try to forget?
– Advice for those traveling to Japan
– Advice for those who say they want to go to Japan

OUTRO – NMB48 – Kamonegikkusu

Running Time: 3:23:40

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