A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Japan’s tabloid media accused of racism towards South Korea as tourism dives

  • A Japanese newspaper has accused the nation’s tabloid media of racism in its coverage of the country’s ongoing diplomatic spat with South Korea
  • This comes as the number of South Koreans visiting Japan in August dropped by nearly a half since last year
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A woman walks past an advertisement featuring Japanese and South Korean flags at a shop in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.