Tag - brazilian-community



Anderson Robson Barbosa, a 34-year-old Brazilian man, was charged in a Brazilian court over the murder of his wife and their daughter while living in Osaka Prefecture.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 16, 2023
Man charged in Brazil for allegedly murdering family in Japan
The 34-year-old has been charged over the murder of his wife and child in Osaka, allegedly because he feared divorce.
Ryuzaburo Mizuno, who was born in Brazil seven years after the Great Kanto Earthquake, holds a photo of his family.
Aug 7, 2023
A diaspora remembers the disaster that forged it
There is a significant Brazilian community in Japan, but 100 years ago a major disaster spurred the growth of a Japanese community in Brazil.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 15, 2023
Brazilian police arrest suspect in murder of wife and child in Osaka
The man had been placed on an international wanted list for allegedly killing his 29-year-old wife, Manami Aramaki, and their 3-year-old daughter at an apartment in Sakai.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 11, 2020
Man held over stabbing of Brazilian couple in Shizuoka that left husband dead
A 64-year-old Japanese man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stabbing a Brazilian couple in Shizuoka Prefecture last month, police have said.
Japan Times
Dec 31, 2019
U.S.-China trade tension affecting foreign nationals in small Japanese city
Trade tension between the United States and China is casting a shadow over the livelihoods of foreign nationals living in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, with dwindling employment opportunities and linguistic barriers forcing them to pack up and leave.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Dec 13, 2019
Aichi city hires non-Japanese assistants to support foreign children at elementary schools
During a recent math class at an elementary school in Aichi Prefecture, Kamila Tamy Tida Miyamoto, 31, a Brazilian school assistant, pointed to the textbooks of Aika and Ayumi, second-grade Brazilian students who enrolled this year, as she explained concepts to them in Portuguese.
Japan Times
May 22, 2019
Searching for the Latin American community in Tokyo
When most people think of Latin Americans in Japan, their thoughts turn to Brazil. It's a fair response, Brazilians make up one of the largest groups of ethnic minorities in the country, numbering in the hundreds of thousands. As a non-Brazilian Latin American living in Japan, though, I used to wonder,...


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan