Whether it’s due to a Japanese nod towards internationalism or a need for novelty, more and more foreigners are popping up on TV shows, in commercials and as part of product advertising campaigns. Not just the fabulously famous variety either, but your regular run-of-the-mill gaijin. A group normally named gaitare, a slightly comical combination of foreigner and talent.
Now whilst a large number of these semi-celebrities do posses more than a fair bit of the latter in both fluency and finesse, others it has to be said come up a bit short in the skills department. But even then, if they are endowed in other areas, there is still work to be had out there.
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