From a half-Japanese consultant based in Kyrgyzstan:
I often hear, “The Kyrgyz and Japanese were once the same people, but those who liked fish went east and those who liked meat went west.”
3 thoughts on “Interesting perspective…”
I am throwing this in the same bucket as the 日ユ同祖論. Looking at Kyrgyzstan on a map, it doesn’t look like that kind of country that would have a huge population of fish lovers to begin with, so where did the twain originally reside, pray tell?
Peter, I would say that technically it’s closer to the Altaic Hypothesis.
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