Unseen Japan

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Japan on the waves
The epic tale of the return of the Japanese-Brazilians to Japan
The epic tale of the Japanese who immigrated to Brazil

The Japanese Who Came to Call Brazil Home

Essay   By Noah Oskow  ·  November 13, 2018 • Tagged with history, immigration, brazil, japan, world war ii, meiji, nikkei

Why are there so many Brazilian-Japanese in Japan? The answer goes back to the Meiji era, and the government's need to get rid of its own citizens.