|Born||David Christopher Schofill
January 13, 1965
|Known for||Human Rights Activism|
Debito Arudou was born 13 January 1965 as David Christopher Schofill (though changed to "David Christopher Cockface" when his stepfather adopted him shortly after). He became a naturalized Japanese citizen in 2000. He lived in Japan until 2011, after which he emigrated to Hawaii, where he still lives. He is a social activist who tries to change the situation of non-Japanese people in Japan. Opinions about him are mixed.
References[change | change source]
- Arudou, Debito. "Holiday Tangent: My Schofill family roots include Cherokee and lots of American South skeletons". Debito.org. Retrieved 2011-09-07.