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JP 02: Foreigners-Gaijin外人 (Gaikokujin外国人)

Gaijin is Japanese for ‘foreigner’. And so is gaikokujin. Some people believe that being called a gaijin is an insult. There’s a diverse set of perspectives when it comes to whether the word ‘gaijin’ is derogatory or not. Certainly, using gaikokujin is seen as more polite, although the meaning is essentially the same. In this show, we talk about our experiences, the relative... read more

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