(Compiled by Joe Lauer, June 2020)

Special Category
1) Hiroshima University’s English Podcast
 http://pod.flare.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/cms/
2) English News Weekly
 http://pod.flare.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/cms/enw.php

Best Audio Podcasts for Lower-Level Students
1) ECC 英会話 Podcasting
 https://podtail.com/ja/podcast/ecc-英会話-podcasting-知ってる単語でこ/
2) CNN English Express: 毎日ちょこっとリスニング特訓
 http://asahi-press.seesaa.net
3) エイゴの時間
 https://promptbox.net/eigonojikan/

Best Audio Podcasts for Intermediate-Level Students
1) Hapa Eikaiwa
 https://hapaeikaiwa.com/tag/ポッドキャスト/
2) BBC World Service: 6-Minute English
 https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english
3) 勝手にEnglish Journal
 https://www.kej.tokyo/podcast
4) Arts & Culture: VOA Learning English
 https://learningenglish.voanews.com/z/986
4) As It Is: VOA Learning English
 https://learningenglish.voanews.com/z/3521
4) Science & Technology: VOA Learning English
 https://learningenglish.voanews.com/z/1579
7) Speak English Now Podcast
 https://speakenglishpodcast.com

Best Audio Podcasts: Higher-Level
1) Ted Talks Daily
 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ted-talks-daily/id160904630
2) Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl-archive
3) Adept English Podcast
 https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/

Best Video Podcasts
1) Gaba G Style
 https://www.gaba.co.jp/podcast/
2) マット竹内のEnglish Square
 https://matt-english.com/category/podcast
3) English in a Minute: VOA Learning English
 https://learningenglish.voanews.com/z/3619

Best Business Podcasts for Intermediate-Level Students
1) Let’s Read the Nikkei Weekly
 http://www.radionikkei.jp/podcasting/lr/archive.html
2) 外資系裏技英語
 https://www.okomedyaki.com/gaishikei
3) Business English Pod
 https://www.businessenglishpod.com/business-english-podcast-lessons/


Students’ Top Ten English Podcasts
  (91 Hirodai Students Surveyed, 2020)

  1.  Hiroshima University’s English Podcast
  2.  BBC World Service: 6-Minute English
  3.  CNN English Express
  4.  ECC 英会話 Podcasting
  5.  Ted Talks Daily
  6.  Gaba G Style
  7.  English News Weekly
  8.  バイリンガルニュース:英会話Podcast (https://bilingualnews.libsyn.com)
  9.  British Council: Premier Skills (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/general-english/podcasts)
  10.  Hapa Eikaiwa