Now, keen readers will know Our Man has an astonishingly poor attention span for numbers and graphs and such, but he finally got his head round this here graph, lifted from here. In fact, go back to there (where it says "here") and click on the link because there is a very good, if uncomfortably accurate description of the gaijin experience.
Where is Our Man on this scale, you might be wondering. He's somewhere between ill-informed activist and witless cynic, but he intends to bypass the indigenous wannabe and semantic gatekeeper stages in his quest for accidental gaijin nirvana.
Where would you fit on this scale?
Link lifted from here.