How Zarny Shibuya Got His Name

Once a Refugee

Once a Refugee

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Ep 1: How Zarny Shibuya Got His Name

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When his political activist parents fled Myanmar, Zarny Shibuya arrived in Tokyo as an 8-year old refugee. Today he is a Japanese citizen and an established fashion designer with his own label, a fluent Japanese speaker, and one of the most high-profile former refugees in the country.

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