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“Japanese girls are ichiban…”, as a Rock n’ Roller, Jimmy Angel joins us today to talk about his passion about music and Japan. Having a deep love for Japan, he shares with us what brought him Japan and his fascinating life being a “mobstar".
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Jimmy Angel

“Japanese girls are ichiban…”, as a Rock n’ Roller, Jimmy Angel joins us today to talk about his passion about music and Japan. Having a deep love for Japan, he shares with us what brought him Japan and his fascinating life being a “mobstar". How did he get involved in entertainment after being a professional baseball player? What accomplishments does he achieve? Tune in to find out more about him in this iTV program.

Jimmy Angel is a 1950’s style Rock ’n Roll Singer, Who has published 14 Chart Records. Jimmy Angel has had 10 gold records to his name and hits such as "Teenager in Love." He's been signed by three separate labels throughout his career, been at the center of a federal investigation and mob war and has reached legendary status in Japan. Before he got involved in music, he was a professional baseball player who played for New York Yankees for almost five years.

Unfortunately, he got hurt, and then he decided to be a singer in Japan, which proved that he has a fabulous talent in music in his later life. Jimmy Angel has a deep love for Japan, He came to Japan with an intention to stay two weeks while he ended up staying a year and half that time after he experienced its amazing culture.

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Tokyo Insiders

Get inside some of the minds of the longer term expats living and working here in Japan. Find out how people and their companies are dealing with the current market, learn from their past mistakes and resent successes.

Tokyo Insiders will also feature young Japanese entrepreneurs generally schooled abroad and generally having westerner mind sets. Opening new doors and setting a new stage far from the normal (married to the company) salary minded office workers we will have a better understanding of the up and coming younger business minded Japanese.

Michael Glance

Host: Michael Z. Glance - Business Development Manager, ITV-Asia

Michael Glance has spent more than 15 years in Japan working in diverse industries, such as commercial / investment real estate, photography and advertising and media.
A people-focused person at heart, Michael’s has more than 10+ years of advertising and media sales in Tokyo. Embracing the dynamic challenges of internet marketing he is applying his strategic management and entrepreneurial skills to connecting leading business personalities and their companies in Tokyo with Asia’s premier companies.

 

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