Japan embraces Naomi Osaka, a biracial heroine

Published on 16 Sep 2018 3:48:34 PM

Naomi Osaka is hogging the headlines for all the right reasons in her native land after she became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles title in the US Open on Sept 9. She's also helping break new ground in Japan due to her multiracial identity: the daughter of a Haitian father and Japanese mother. Her win has opened up a debate over multiracialism in Japan.