Who are “Nikkei & Japanese Abroad”?

About overseas Nikkei

The term “Nikkei” refers broadly to Japanese people who have relocated overseas on a permanent basis, as well as their second, third and fourth generation descendants, irrespective of current nationality and degree of Japanese ethnicity. The Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad operates a range of events and initiatives designed to recognize and support the important contributions made by these people, many of whom have overcome considerable hardships in order to forge Nikkei communities in their adopted countries.

Number of Japanese overseas