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  1. kura-blue88

    Being black (or otherwise darkskinned) in Japan

    Before you comment, I'm aware that just Googling this question does come up with a lot of replies. But a lot of those articles are a few years old at least and might not be completely accurate anymore. And I do get a lot of differing opinions. From one source I can hear that the Japanese are...
  2. thomas

    Overcoming gaijin-ness

    An interesting article by Samuel Tincher, a Japan-born American student who shares how he coped with being a foreign student enrolled at a Japanese school and all the expectations and assumptions that came with his appearance and nationality. Japan-born American finds freedom in not playing...
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