Newly Discovered Hāfu
- Kenji Lopez-Alt is an American chef and author.
- Dr. Margo Okazawa-Rey is an American activist.
- Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is an Japanese Olympic sprinter.
Number of hāfu (on this site) who are:
- Emmy Winners: 1
- Olympic Gold Medalists: 2
- Olympic Silver Medalists: 1
- World Series Champions: 3
- Grand Slam Winners: 1
- Grammy Winners: 1
We cover a lot of strange things that other people don't. Our three primary interests are people who are half Japanese (Hāfu), badass Japanese living outside of Japan (Nikkei), and Japanese Comic Book Characters in the West.
Check out our Japanifornia Shop for Japanese-inspired t-shirts, stickers and other stuff from all of these various collections. Have fun!
Coming in the Future
- We are also all very curious about the Oriental riff. We should investigate.
- The Japanese 70s film genre Pinky Violence is either problematic, cathartic or cool.
- We should do a big section on Usagi Yojimbo: 165 issues. Published by Dark Horse Comics. Started in 1996.
- Denny Tamaki is the Governor of Okinawa and the first American-Asian to take a seat in the Japanese House of Representatives.
- Kenji Tsukagoshi was a navigator in the early 20th Century who along with pilot Masaaki Iinuma set a number of flight distance records prior to WWII.