wapanese

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See also: Wapanese

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of white +‎ Japanese. Formed by analogy with the word wigger.

Adjective[edit]

wapanese (not comparable)

  1. (slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) Caucasian, but obsessed with Japanese culture and/or given to assimilating Japanese fashion, language, traditions, etc.
    Did you really just say this pizza is "oishii?" Wow, how wapanese.

Noun[edit]

wapanese (plural wapanese)

  1. (slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) A Caucasian person who is obsessed with Japanese culture, and/or adopts Japanese fashion, language, traditions, etc.
    • 2003 December 16, I. B. Blaqman [username], “I really hate the way Japanese media sensationalizes their so-called "superstars"”, in soc.culture.japan, Usenet[1]:
      Now, I know some of you Wapanese (Caucasian Japan fanboys) might get your panties in a bunch, but it's my opinion. LIVE WITH IT.
    • 2006 February 28, Blowhole911 [username], “Re: Arakawa”, in soc.culture.japan, Usenet[2]:
      She wasn't the best, Wapanese.
    • 2007 November 5, WrestlingizReel [username], “Re: Too much Hiro in ancient Japan?”, in rec.arts.tv, Usenet[3]:
      His making the greatest samurai legend in Japanese history a white guy in the middle of the closed country era pretty much sealed it that he's a Wapanese with a pen.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:wapanese.

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  • egg (mildly pejorative)