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Japan men decry lack of home-grown heros

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14 Mar 2002
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Beckham syndrome: according to IHT white gaijin are causing traumata to Japanese men...


Japan men decry lack of home-grown heros

When Japanese men such as Ryuji Shinozaki go shopping, they aren't likely to see their peers among the pantheon of foreign models on billboards. On Japan's leading fashion boulevard, Omotesando, Japanese male role models are almost nonexistent. A recent survey of images from L'Oreal to Benetton to the Gap counted 17 white males, 16 white women, one black woman, one David Beckham, nine Japanese women, but not a single Japanese male face. [...]

=> http://www.iht.com/articles/83171.html

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