I came across this idea fairly recently when I stumbled upon a video on YouTube (press the link if you'd like to see what I'm talking about in this 9 minute video). This guy in the video entitled "Why I NEVER Recommend People Go To Tokyo" is specifically singling out Tokyo as his concern. He states many reasons why Tokyo should not be a person's first choice, whether it's because of pricing, being crowded or any other reason. In his comments section he has a lot of people commenting from both sides of his argument. I personally don't care whether people go to Tokyo or not, as I usually don't recommend Tokyo myself unless I know the person only wants to experience the anime culture of Japan. Another thing about his video is that I agree with all of what he's saying, every word! Now, he's on the internet, so he should have said everything in a more sensitive way to not offend people (unless, of course, he doesn't care like me), but there's a section of the video that interested me the most. I'm going to elaborate on his idea of "anti-foreigners" in Japan. I know this is a very sensitive topic for some people and some people may worry about this before going to Japan, but I want to clear something up about this idea that Japan is "anti-foreigner."
|Chad Zimmerman, Japan YouTuber. Source: Twitter|
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