Azraai Azmi
Apr 5, 2018

Four things Japan and Islam have in common

In drawing parallels between his own culture and Japan’s, a young Malaysian considers the opportunity for Japanese companies to appeal to Muslim consumers on a higher level.

Azraai Azmi in Japan

I am a Muslim, a copywriter at McCann Malaysia, a millennial and an all-time Japan lover.

Like most kids living in Malaysia, I was exposed to Japan via its cartoons with Malay dubbing which can be quite annoying. Shows such as Doraemon, Space Cop Gavan, Kamen Rider Black, Kamen Rider Black RX, Ultraman, Kurenai Sanshiro, Cybercop, Flashman, Grandizer and Moero Attack, just to name a few, were enough to sow the seeds...

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