Chinese nationals make up about 30% of foreigners in Japan. Among the younger generations of Chinese living here, starting a business has become a trend in recent years. But with the coronavirus outbreak, many risk having to close up shop. We look at 2 such entrepreneurs: Xiaohan, who opened up a prep school for Chinese students wishing to enter Japanese universities, and Yuemei, the owner of an "izakaya" in Tokyo - businesswomen who won't give up on their dreams so easily!
Xiaohan gives instructions to a member of her staff
Xiaohan conducts online classes for Chinese students
Due to the outbreak, Yuemei might have to close her "izakaya" in Tokyo