What makes a Japanese person Japanese? While Japan is thought of as a homogeneous country, there’s a lot of diversity if you scratch beneath the surface. I’m creating a feature-length documentary about what it is to be Japanese and I’d love your support on Indiegogo. You can support at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/being-japanese-documentary/.
Do you know what Tonkatsu is? It’s a deep fried pork cutlet with brown sauce. It was inspired by pork chops and Worcestershire sauce from Europe. Sources Bulldog Sauce – http://tonkatsu.bulldog.jp/about/ Cooked Pork Chops – CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=864939 Worcesterschire sauce By photo: Qurren (talk)Taken with Canon IXY 10S – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17417461 Pig in Japan – https://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2011/10/28/food/pig-in-japan-the-nations-most-popular-meat/#.WyOm_kiFMuV Tonkatsu – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonkatsu What are pork chops or cutlets like where you’re from?
In this month’s Q+A about life in Japan, I answer questions about the quality of life. To ask questions in next month’s Q+A, support on Patreon.