Question: What is the gaijin complex?

Gaijin Complex is a product of ethnic collectivism where they see ethnic groups as a unit and not as individuals, and absolute hierarchy where you have to bow and scrap if you cross paths with the local shogun because he/she could kill you if they feel like it.

What do the Japanese call Westerners?

Westerner (seiyohjin or western ocean person) is used by Japanese in formal speech or writing to refer to Euramericans in general. But often theyll just use the term gaijin or, more politely gaikokujin, (gai means outside, and koku means country), meaning foreigners .

Why is gaijin called gaijin?

Gaijin (外人, [ɡai(d)ʑiɴ]; outsider, alien) is a Japanese word for foreigners and non-Japanese citizens in Japan, specifically non-Asian foreigners such as white and black people. The word is composed of two kanji: gai (外, outside) and jin (人, person).

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