Chinatsu, Japan

Meet Chinatsu, a 24-year-old Tokyo resident challenging societal norms. As a plus-sized model, she’s ignited change online but still struggles with shyness in-person. Despite her modelling success, she hides her online persona from family, fearing their judgment. Join Chinatsu and her mother, Rie, as they discuss this part of her life for the first time.

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