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Question Would this content be offensive to Japanese?

Garant

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I've created an Android application, and I was started thinking recently, if it could be offending for Japanese people.

I would be really grateful if you could have a look on the description, and tell your opinion on that.

Maybe others also have similar questions regarding different things, who knows. As a European, I always find it very difficult to guess how someone from a far-east culture would react to some contents...

Thank you!
 

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What are you worried about: the concept, the title, the historical background? I think most Japanese couldn’t care less; there are countless other “kamikaze” games and apps out there. And usually, it’s Westerners, not Japanese, who obsess about kamikaze (and ninja). ;)
 

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Probably they only ones that really hated them were US Navy sailors and few are left alive these days.
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mdchachi

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I think to most Japanese if you say "kamikaze" they won't even associate it with the WW2 pilots without added context. They would probably think about ancient typhoons.
 

Garant

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Thank you very much for your responses!
I was thinking about, that it could be something like de-faming soldiers who were actually sacrificed their life for their country.
As I wrote in the description, I think most of the historians agree, that Kamikazes were not an optimal way of using war-resources, but still, referencing them as "non-reasonable" might make some people feel being offended.
Thank you again!
 
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