Asians Elsewhere continues. In Part 2, Episode 1, John tells us about growing up in Japan through photos. Important questions are explored like “Why boy shorts so short?”, “Rando what?”, “Who got bullied?” and “How sticky is John’s accent?”
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Footnotes & Followups
Go (2001): Film based on Kazuki Kaneshiro‘s novel.
Ahohana: an anime that illustrates social stratifications in school
Opening music – Lee Rosevere’s Transitioning
Closeing music – Lee Rosevere’s Reaching Out