Episode 38.- Growing up as a Half-Japanese

On Episode 38 we talk about the selection of Ariana Miyamato, a half-Japanese half-African American woman,as Miss Japan and the debate it has created on the Japanese media. Friend of the show Stephanie joins us to talk about the experience of growing in Japan as the daughter of an international marriage. Join us as we talk about the ethnic perceptions of Japanese people and the challenges that half-Japanese individuals face in Japan. Join the discussion, will the selection of a person of a multi-ethnic background person as the Miss Universe representative of your country will become an issue of debate? Let us know in your comments!

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