Koshien Certified (feat. Ema Ryan Yamazaki)

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By Alex Bazeley & Bobby Wagner, Alex Bazeley, and Bobby Wagner. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this bonus episode, Alex and Bobby talk to Ema Ryan Yamazaki, director of the recently-released documentary “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams.” They talk about the the process of filming high school baseball in Japan, the internal culture struggle between old and new, gender roles on and off the field, and much more.

Follow Ema on Twitter at @emaexplorations.

Songs featured in this episode:

Pete Rock, C.L. Smooth — "Back On The Block" • Booker T & the M.G.’s — “Green Onions”

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