Migration to Japan from China, Korea and Brazil

Out of the 130 million residing in Japan today, over 2.2 million are said to be immigrants. Although many are attracted by the economic pull factors that offer them a better standard of living than in their country of origin, social and cultural factors also play an undeniably large role in migration too.

In the case of Chinese, Korean and returning Japanese-Brazilian migrants that make up a large proportion of the immigrants in Japan, understanding the history and national relations between Japan and these countries are essential to understanding the lives of these people.

This website will give you a brief insight into the history of behind these three cases of migration and the experiences that they have gone through, allowing you to see the interesting differences and similarities that lie between each.

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