The interest toward Japan held by Argentine youth (Japanese)

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(Japanese) For the adult class, the average age of the class has become much younger over the years. Before, the youngest students were about 18 or 19 years old, but now there are several students who are just 13 or 14 years old. For those students, since they’re still young, their level of interest in Japan seems to stem from general curiosity… they just find it sort of fun, like reading manga comics and thinking, “So this is what Japan is like...”

Date: 2006
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interviewer: Takeshi Nishimura, Ricardo Hokama
Contributed by: Centro Nikkei Argentino

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