It is well-known that many South Africans drive Toyotas and equally large numbers eat sushi.
It is harder to say for sure if many Japanese like a glass of pinotage with their biltong while they are watching, say, a game of rugby.
That may be easier to comment on after the 4th Japan Seminar, themed "Proudly South African", which is scheduled to be held in Johannesburg on January 31.
Brand South Africa, the country's official marketing agency, said on Wednesday that it was a partner for this initiative that aimed "to celebrate South Africa's strengths and opportunities for Japanese businesses to grow and invest in the country".
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