It's important to understand why someone acts and thinks as they do, absolutely! This is where I stand on it too.
They all said they love the fact that foreigners like they culture and dont see any problem in wearing traditional japanese clothing, as long you wearing them correctly and respecting the culture, they dont see anything wrong with that.
A lot of people love that look.
But just the fact that she seems to like filters and kpop-esque aesthetics doesn't immediately strike me as harmful.
Doesn't change the fact that from a sociological hell from any perspective its incredibly racist.