japanese and koreans coming together in little tokyo

The Los Angeles Times has an interesting article on some of the tensions between Japanese residents and the growing number of Koreans in Little Tokyo... as well as the effort bring the two groups together: Japanese and Koreans learn to live together in harmony in L.A.'s Little Tokyo.

As Korean residents and shop owners have increased their presence in Little Tokyo, the historic heart of Southern California's Japanese American community, things haven't always been super smooth between the two groups.

But as the story reports, there have been events and gatherings in an attempt to reconcile the community, including a Korean-Japanese bilingual newsletter, a concert, and of course, karaoke nights. Because baby, nothing brings people together like karaoke.

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