Banji Kaicho

Hosted by:

Freddie J


  • Ambient
  • Electronica
  • Experimental
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Pop
  • World

All Japanese music show every Monday afternoon! Banji Kaicho opens to all funkies and boogies with a concentration on Shibuya-kei, Japanese Ambient, Japanese Jazz and Anime/Film/Game soundtracks. Of course we’ll also dabble in Rock, Folk, Electronic, New Wave, City Pop, Experimental, Classical and so many more. Check out our insta page: @banji_kaicho. You can also find some of the past episode archives on SoundCloud.


  • Monday - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Freddie J says:

    Wow thanks Bobby!! I’ve uploaded some featured shows in past to SoundCloud. If you are interested in a particular episode, let me know! Best, -F

  • bobby joe says:

    freddie do you have back episodes we can listen to that go back further than wrir can host? YOU MUST! this is the greatest part of the past month of my mondays! keep it up pup! the vibe is perf perf perf!

  • D says:

    On my 4th listening to the Seance show this week. Free form radio at its best. Thank you.

  • Deniz Beytekin says:

    This show is the only reason I like Mondays.Thank you so much Freddie,you have a really great taste and selections…I am amazed and inspired every Monday

  • Em says:

    In reference to the 29 November 2021 show, thank you so much.

  • Freddie J says:

    Thank you so much Christopher!

  • Christopher says:

    Hey Freddie! I’m a big big fan of 80s/90s Japanese Ambient, Experimental, Fusion Jazz, New Age & New Wave so I was really excited when I discovered Banji Kaicho a few weeks ago. Just wanted to say that I love your show, and keep up the great work!

  • Talia says:

    Hi Freddie. Welcome to WRIR. Can’t wait to hear your show. I’ve visited Japan 3 times. What’s your connection? Talia

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