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West meets East: Movies about foreigners in Japan

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Visitors welcome?

The Japanese have a word for foreigners: gaijin. The latest gaijin to visit Japan, at least cinematically, is the Canadian X-Man Logan – a.k.a. Wolverine – in the aptly-titled The Wolverine. Exactly how welcoming (or not) the Japanese are to outsiders, Hollywood has played on the assumption that the Japanese are suspicious and resentful towards everyone non-Japanese.Here we take a look at some other significant movies about foreigners in Japan...
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