To be Japanese means you must have a Japanese name and exclusively Japanese blood. Everyone else is a gaijin (foreign person) and can never be Japanese.
In Japan, there’s a big difference between how you treat people within your inner circle of family and friends ‘Uchi’ and how you treat other people outside that circle ‘Soto’.
A tongue in cheek look at some of the traits foreigners possess after living in Japan for a while…
It was officially announced that the queen of J-Pop, Ayumi Hamasaki has married a foreign model from Austria.
People with mixed Japanese and foreign blood lay their thoughts down on how they would like to be viewed by Japanese society.
Me and two of my flat mates decided to go out and have some lunch together at a yakitori place. Apparently it’s a famous one and was pretty cheap! My American friend just ordered a load of stuff for all of us to [...]