Customers at a fast food shop in the Shin-Okubo district, known as Tokyo's Korean town. Photo: AFP

Japanese fans of K-pop and kimchi unfazed by row with South Korea

  • The rift stems from the bloody history between the two countries, particularly Tokyo’s occupation of the peninsula as a colony
  • The diplomatic friction has culminated in tit-for-tat trade restrictions and the scrapping of a military information-sharing pact
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Customers at a fast food shop in the Shin-Okubo district, known as Tokyo's Korean town. Photo: AFP
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