Ghanaians in Japan

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Ghanaians in Japan
Total population
Various estimates:
Japanese, English, Ghana Languages ( Akan , Dagbani Language , Ewe , gar language , etc.)
Mainly Christianity, Islam
Related ethnic groups

Ghanaians in Japan are Japanese people of full or partial Ghanaian ancestry or Ghanaians who became naturalized citizens of Japan.[1]


According to the foreign residents statistics of the Ministry of Justice, 2,005 Ghanaians are registered residents in Japan as of 2015.[2] The number of Ghanaians arriving in Japan began to increase in the 1990s.[3]

Notable Ghanaians in Japan[edit]


  1. ^ "The life of an 'outsider' in Japan". Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. ^ "法務省:【在留外国人統計(旧登録外国人統計)統計表】". Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Half-Japanese, half-Ghanaian brothers sing about prejudice they faced". 26 March 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.