Having a conversation in different languages 💬

A lot of things for halfies are very “mixed”. One of those things is languages. For most of the halfies that I know personally, a lot of them are bilingual or even multilingual. I personally, can speak Japanese and english. I live in japan so I use Japanese frequently enough and my parents speak it…… Continue reading Having a conversation in different languages 💬

🚫What not to do when you visit (logan paul)🚫

This is probably not as relevant anymore however, after recent events I thought I should mention this at least once. Im going to write this in 2 parts as Logan Pauls visit to Japan was extremely troubling. In early January, I was in the UK and the first thing on my phone when my flight…… Continue reading 🚫What not to do when you visit (logan paul)🚫

Meeting up in Tokyo

Meeting up with friends or family in Tokyo is difficult. Depending on where in Tokyo, it can possibly be a lot worse. Shibuya, for example, is a busy part of Tokyo and it can be really stressful unless you’re specific. The great thing about Tokyo, especially tourist areas (Shibuya, Asakusa, Shinjuku etc..) have many places…… Continue reading Meeting up in Tokyo

Losing things

I live in Japan so even if i lose something the chances of me getting it back is probably higher than most other countries. I lost my bus pass on the bus a few months ago and I actually got it back within 2 weeks which was impressive and i was very grateful. Ive forgotten…… Continue reading Losing things

Passing Judgement

When I sit at a seat on a train, I usually end up sitting alone. Sometimes I catch people staring at me. This also happens to my halfie friends. And especially if I speak Japanese. Its when strangers are scared of you. But, its something Ive grown used to. But something that shouldn’t really happen…… Continue reading Passing Judgement

Early exposure to race in Japan

In a country like Japan where racial diversity isn’t as evident as places like America or the United Kingdom, children aren’t exposed to the concept of race, physically for a long time. Many white people are used in advertising here in Japan, so children will see them, but its just a picture. When you’re mixed…… Continue reading Early exposure to race in Japan

Biracial representation

I figured that in western culture especially, you don’t come across too many biracial pop culture icons or role models for young biracial people. When I was growing up, I was lucky enough to have many friends who are also biracial. (Most of my friends are white and asian). In japan it is becoming more…… Continue reading Biracial representation