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GAIJIN? This rather old video explanation of the Japanese word, "Gaijin" is slightly dated but, hopefully, it will help clarify the meaning of the word and its implications.

douglas2016I'm Douglas.
I am originally from Scotland, but spent 32 years in Sweden before moving here to Kumamoto, Japan.
I am the "gaijin" in Gaijin-Eyes when we are in Japan. Or any other country than Scotland, of course.

megumi2016I'm Megumi

I am the "gaijin" in Gaijin-Eyes when we are in Scotland.
Or any other country than Japan.