Disadvantages In Japan As An Asian American

Japanese Culture & Photography
4 min readOct 12, 2020
Asian American Living in Japan for 4 years total

One of the struggles of an Asian American living in Japan is the fact that he/she is assumed to be Japanese the exact opposite of a Caucasian living in Japan. While some people find that this is a good thing, others find it to be negative. Of course there’s the fact that you can speak Japanese whenever people talk to you which helps with the learning Japanese but it also comes with the expectation that you speak…

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Japanese Culture & Photography

Japanese culture, food, sightseeing spots, and photography. Tokyo based Asian American professional photographer born and raised in Hawaii.