|Regions with significant populations|
|Caracas, Puerto La Cruz|
|Venezuelan Spanish, Japanese|
|Roman Catholicism and Buddhism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Japanese people, Japanese Americans, Japanese Canadians, Japanese Mexicans, Japanese Paraguayans, Japanese Peruvians, Japanese Brazilians|
Most Japanese Venezuelans only speak Spanish. Only a selected number can speak Japanese, while those with higher education speak English. There are even a number of Japanese Venezuelan schools that offer English-language teaching to the recent Japanese residents.
The majority of Japanese Venezuelans are Roman Catholic Christians, while the rest are Buddhists.
Prominent Japanese Venezuelans
- Fred Armisen, comedian; Japanese Venezuelan
- Seiko Ishikawa, Diplomat; Japanese Venezuelan
- Kaori Flores Yonekura; cineast
- Dalí Yazawa; TV producer
- Herny Zakka; actor
- Masterson, Daniel M. and Sayaka Funada-Classen. (2004), The Japanese in Latin America: The Asian American Experience. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press. ISBN 978-0-252-07144-7; OCLC 253466232