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Yuriko Kotani is in a league that very few other Japanese people have or would want to wade into: performing stand-up comedy in English.

She’s the only Japanese recipient of the BBC New Comedy Award and is one of only a handful of performers from Japan to bring her own show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, one of the biggest stops on the global comedy circuit.

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