10 of the Best Tweets So Far for #Gaijinconfessionfriday

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Have you been following #gaijinconfessionfriday? This newly trending hashtag is the place to go to make yourself feel better anytime you make an embarrassing gaijin gaffe in Japan.

Started by Twitter user @lefteyedgirl, the hashtag exploded in popularity at the end of April and is still going strong as of last Friday — with even some Japanese users getting in on the action and confessing their own tricky encounters with a foreign culture.

Many are hilarious, others are enlightening and some are just downright #awk. One thing’s for sure, we can all relate to the tweets about the challenges of being a foreigner no matter where we’re from.

Here are some of the best that the Twittersphere has blessed us with so far.

1. Preach

2. Lifehack goals

3. It’s only polite

4. But how do you talk to people?

5. Gah! Us too!

6. That must have been disappointing for them

7. Give yourself a pat on the back

8. Self-awareness is important

9. Yes, can someone please explain

10. Really?

How long the confessions will keep coming is anyone’s guess. But for now, we’re looking forward to seeing them continue on our Twitter feed and adding some more of our own!

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