i don't understand where people come up with these things.
obviously they are taking things way too seriously. someone should tell them to lighten up.
and being an asian who has been to Japan, the film is NOT racist! if only they could open up their closed-mindedness and realize that lost in translation DOES depict japanese culture accurately.
......so i guess charlotte is racist since she married a caucasian guy..
that's how absurd it sounds to me.