Being Japanese

Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

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Ep 4: Being Japanese

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Japan has always had a strong sense of national identity. Washington-based journalist Yumi Araki returns to the country of her birth to get at the heart of what it means to be Japanese today. As the country moves into a new era, some are seeking to redefine it, from the new wave of mixed race young people, to the leader of a radical ultranationalistic political party.

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