LEANDRO A HOT MODEL or WHEN JAPAN MEETS BRAZIL

Leandro Okabe
Leandro Okabe

Leandro Okabe is a model half Japanese and half Brazilian by his origins and he was born in Sao Paulo in Brazil on June &, 1985, he is by now 29 years old. His full name is Leandro Okabe de Oliveira Bulhoes. He is part of the important Japanese origins population in Brazil. They are referred to as ‘nipo-brasileiro’ and they are quite numerous in the region of Sao Paulo. They arrived by great number at the beginning of the 20th century (the first 791 immigrants arrive on board of the ship Kasato Maru which departed from Kobe and arrived to Porto Santus on June 18, 1908) in search of a better situation and worked in the coffee plantations of this region. The Japanese married with Brazilian and today the Nipo-Brazilian are more than 1.5 millions. As you can see his face and body have some Asian traits which help him to become a requested model who made his debuts in some Asian country like Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Happiness in Japanese characters
Happiness in Japanese Kanji characters

His tattoo on the torso means “happiness” in Japanese. Leandro-Okabe_003_o Leandro-Okabe_001_o Leandro-Okabe_007_o Leandro-Okabe_006_o Leandro-Okabe_008_o Leandro-Okabe_011_o Leandro-Okabe_005_o Leandro-Okabe_010_o Leandro-Okabe_009_o Leandro-Okabe_012_o Leandro-Okabe_004_o


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