Harajuku

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soldierNeptune312
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Post by soldierNeptune312 » Wed 08.10.2005 1:14 am

one of my many posts-is it true that only the girls in harajuku do cosplay or do the guys too? and how are african americans seen as in Japan? by that,i mean are they uncommon? thanks

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Post by skrhgh3b » Wed 08.10.2005 1:21 am

i was honestly surprised by the number of blacks i saw in tokyo, especially around the shibuya area. i was told they own hiphop clothing stores and the like. anyway, maybe they're not the most common gaikokujin you'll find in japan, but they're there.

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Post by yankumi » Wed 08.10.2005 1:22 am

With regards to your second question, this is the blog of an African American woman in Japan (she's back in the US now, but you can read the archives)

http://www.ayaduafe.com/takeyah/

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Post by soldierNeptune312 » Wed 08.10.2005 1:46 am

thanks-this helps alot:D

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Post by Shibakoen » Wed 08.10.2005 10:34 pm

A lot of the "blacks" in Japan are not "African-American". In fact there is a surprisingly large population of Africans from various countries in Japan. I just thought it would be important to address the distinction in this thread.

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