It's worth a shot, but realistically, it'll be very hard to get looks from 'top' SMs / pods, which have few spots and plenty of candidates who are just as 'incredible' technically and have blue-chip backgrounds. 

 

Respectfully your technical skills are probably nowhere near as good as you think they are… especially with a soft major and no FO experience. The belief that you will self-teach and learn at booth mba more than a kid with a finance degree that has been grinding 100+ hour weeks for 2 years at a top group/eb is pretty laughable. You should strongly consider IB recruiting, you will be more attractive to the buy-side after an ib stint and may get a visa out of it

 

As others have said, it's not a given you would succeed. I went to one of the big HF recruiting schools (Wharton / Columbia / Chicago) and there was a clear divide between those with blue chip finance experience and those without (and another divide between white & asian males and women & diversity hires) in terms of outcomes. Being international will hurt (even if your visa situation is simple to explain, its still a situation and most employers just don't want to figure it out, would rather hire an American) unless you read and write Japanese fluently (sounds like you do) and there's a PM looking for someone who can partially or completely cover Japanese stocks. That's actually not a huge leap of faith as I often see PMs looking for Japanese / Chinese / Korean speakers.  

Edit: also, you've given enough information to dox yourself so you should edit and/or delete this post.

 
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