Category: Podcast

Barrier Free Disability Japan Podcast

At G-20 dinner, Prime Minister Abe calls installing elevators at Osaka Castle a ‘big mistake’ [A ‘Disability News Japan’ Podcast]

“A remark made by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a Group of 20 dinner that the installation of elevators at Osaka Castle was a “big mistake” has been criticized as lacking consideration for disabled people and especially inappropriate ahead of the Tokyo Paralympics next year.”


Introducing The Disability News Japan Podcast

“The Disability News Japan Podcast is Barrier Free Japan’s Podcast, a weekly digest of some of the news about disability in Japan in audio form. New episodes will usually available every Friday at 3pm Japan Time.

This is the first episode, – the format and technology is still being experimented with, so this is ‘Episode Zero’ intended as kind of test run, I do hope you enjoy it.”