The Shibazono Danchi semi-public apartment complex is home to roughly 4,500 residents, more than half of whom are Chinese. Photo: Takehiro Masutomo
The Shibazono Danchi semi-public apartment complex is home to roughly 4,500 residents, more than half of whom are Chinese. Photo: Takehiro Masutomo
Japan

Dumplings, tai chi and a hint of racism: a Chinatown takes root in suburban Tokyo

Reactions to the sinicisation of an apartment complex reveal the complaints and complexities at the heart of Chinese immigration to Japan

The Shibazono Danchi semi-public apartment complex is home to roughly 4,500 residents, more than half of whom are Chinese. Photo: Takehiro Masutomo
The Shibazono Danchi semi-public apartment complex is home to roughly 4,500 residents, more than half of whom are Chinese. Photo: Takehiro Masutomo
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