Inside Japan’s Chicano Subculture | NYT

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, February 20, 2019
  • When I heard Chicano culture had spread to Japan, I wanted to see it for myself. Who knew the culture I grew up with had a home so far from California? I met with stars Junichi Shimodaira, Mona “Sad Girl” and Night tha Funksta.

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  • Vincent Rodriguez

    Vincent Rodriguez

     2 hours ago

    Another sighting for the foo files!

  • Salty Sal

    Salty Sal

     2 hours ago

    " I had no idea that this world could exist outside of LA".... The rest of Cali, Texas, AZ, New Mexico.... Tf.

  • Francine Frensky

    Francine Frensky

     14 hours ago

    this all still feels kinda weird. i think it is appropriation, but maybe it might be appreciation. not sure.

  • Francine Frensky

    Francine Frensky

     14 hours ago

    2:48 i want that shirt!!

  • Dick Burns

    Dick Burns

     21 hours ago

    Mexico. 1st class narco state. Was never anything to be proud of.

  • nahualjag



    My krew has Koreans Asians Argentinos Peruanos Colombianos Chinese and Brothers drinking Tequila and Carne Asada every weekend..

  • Irie Daze

    Irie Daze


    It’s funny cuz I know hella chicanos that drive Hondas and love Dragon Ball Z lol 😂

  • Angel Villarreal

    Angel Villarreal


    They should also learn mexican spanish language

  • Alex Casillas

    Alex Casillas


    as a Mexican thats pretty cool it would be pretty weird to see Asian people acting black tbh.

  • Eternal Darkness

    Eternal Darkness


    You and me both carnal! I had no idea this was a thing in Japan! But chido ese!👍😊

  • Rafael Ulloa

    Rafael Ulloa

     2 days ago +1

    SJWs must be foaming in the mouth at this xDDDDD

  • Chris Crichton

    Chris Crichton

     2 days ago

    there are some real good salsa bands in japan . and they love santana !



     2 days ago +1

    Sushi Rollers
    Westside 13
    Ese Vato Loco

  • Alicia Barba

    Alicia Barba

     3 days ago +6

    If I was a liberal nut I’d be triggered😫😫😤😡😭
    But instead I’m flattered🥰Orale 🙏

  • Dee Donner Ramone

    Dee Donner Ramone

     3 days ago

    Don't be too.surprised, there is a Japanese subculture for everything from 1950s greasers, surfers, punks, all things English, Japanese are constantly in search of a meaning to life.

  • Julian Adolph Lacayo

    Julian Adolph Lacayo

     3 days ago +1

    It's interesting who they make something in the art form. But in reality is full of violence y machismo. clever!!

  • Slow_Cars Garage

    Slow_Cars Garage

     3 days ago

    I bet they would pay alot of money for the HOMIES toy figures.

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     3 days ago


  • Juan Carlos de Leon

    Juan Carlos de Leon

     3 days ago +2

    great to see my chicano culture spreading to unlikely places, unbelievable, so where's next Nigeria or Russia?

  • Arlie Hopes y

    Arlie Hopes y

     3 days ago

    sad girl is chicana!!