Atsuko Okatsuka

Atsuko Okatsuka is a stand up comedian, actress, and writer. She is the creator and host of Let’s Go, Atsuko! A (woke) Japanese Game Show, a sold out monthly live show & hit weekly podcast.

Guest Appearances

December 5, 2022

What’s poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Atsuko Okatsuka joins the show to discuss how Dan Mallory, the author of the best-selling novel “The Woman in the Window,” took many of the plot points from deception and fraud in his own life of publishing. Plus, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos, was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Stay Schemin’!
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October 6, 2022

Stand-up comedian (and accidental inventor of the #dropchallenge) Atsuko Okatsuka joins Jameela this week to discuss growing up with a mother who had an intense and undiagnosed mental illness, her experience as an undocumented immigrant in Los Angeles, reconnecting with her father after being separated for years, having her grandma be her best friend, all the wild things she was taught about sex growing up, and more.

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November 24, 2020

Sean and ATSUKO OKATSUKA compete in Hayes’s special game show.

July 20, 2020

Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka talks with Andy Richter about how her parents met on a game show, learning about her undocumented status as a kid, and building a more inclusive space with Disoriented Comedy and ‘Let’s Go Atsuko’. Plus, Atsuko sheds light on her most cherished ill-advised pipe dream.

May 12, 2020

Andrew and Tawny get back into the news before throwing to a pre-quar interview with Atsuko Okatsuka! They talk about being done with coronavirus jokes, marching bands, not owing people an explanation of who you are, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

January 20, 2020

ATSUKO OKATSUKA joins The Boys to play some new games for her game show.