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Similar to this question, what is the term used to refer to people who like Japan or Japanese culture?

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Formally, the equivalent term would be

Nipponophile

though coloquially or in a more insulting context

Weeaboo

is sometimes used as well.

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    Another word someone might use is Otaku. Jan 14, 2016 at 23:57
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    I was going to include that but Otaku is more for people who are into anime, which isn't what the OP was asking for. Jan 14, 2016 at 23:59
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    Yeah, you're right, but I feel like it's relevant enough to at least be mentioned. Jan 15, 2016 at 0:05
  • I would agree with that. +1 to your comments for additional info. ^_^ Jan 15, 2016 at 0:14
  • I have never heard either "Nipponophile" or "weeaboo" in my three decades as a Japan resident and Japanophile. Jan 15, 2016 at 5:20
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Japanophile

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanophile

"Japanophile" is a pretty common expression.

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