• January 23, 2015
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    Akihabara with Aaron

    Download Podcast In this podcast episode your intrepid Cheapos venture into the deepest darkest depths of Akihabara. With their guide Aaron Baggett, Cheapo extraordinaire and author of our book “A Cheapo’s Guide To Akihabara“, hear them dodge maids, escape the […]

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Coming direct to you from the ground in Tokyo, listen to our podcast every other Monday and get the latest tips for maximum enjoyment on a pitiful budget.


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Reboot April 15th

After a long break (4 years!), we’re back with a new look and new format. Tune in on April 15th to hear the interview with our first studio guest.

Episodes 1-26 Intro Music credit: The Wildbunch via Creative Commons License

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  • April 22, 2015

    Just Japan Podcast 61: Tokyo Cheapo

    Host of the Just Japan Podcast Kevin O’Shea talks to Tokyo Cheapo co-founder Greg Lane about the origins of the site, how it has grown, how the site is run and also about the crowdfunding campaign to produce a Cheapo’s […]

  • April 15, 2015

    Guide to Keeping Pets in Tokyo – Podcast

    Download Podcast Pets in Tokyo To discuss the art of successful ownership of pets in Tokyo, we’re joined this week by rabbit handler and cheapo extraordinaire Aaron Baggett. Owning pets in Tokyo can be tricky and expensive, with many landlords […]

  • October 30, 2014

    Nihonbashi Best Of Japan Tour

    Download Podcast Your favourite cheapos are back with a special on location recording of the “Best Of Japan Tour” in Coredo Muromachi. The tour is organised by the Nihonbashi Tourist Information Center who provide a few different tours and experiences […]

  • May 27, 2014

    Cheapo Podcast: 25 Cafes Interview

    Download Podcast This week your favourite cheapos catch up with Brad Stephenson from 25 cafes. Get the low down on the choicest spots for smoke free coffee, afternoon tea and free wifi in Tokyo. And of course some banter on […]

  • April 18, 2014

    Beer, Parks and Picnics

    Download Podcast This week the cheapos tackle good parks for picnics (and grass) in Tokyo, and some craft beers you can take with you. Parks Shinjuku Gyoen – 200yen for adults, 50yen for children Yoyogi park (secret park as well) […]