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Christopher Butcher
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Just a note that we have all kinds if TCAF merch for sale at The Beguiling. :)
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I tend not to focus on the day-to-day negative aspects of Japanese culture, because I feel that it's easy information to find if you want/need to, and because the day-to-day negative aspects of Canadian and North American culture feel (to me) roughly equivalent, though there are clearly differences and my own perspective and experiences are clearly skewed.

But I've also followed Vivian's blog here for a number of years, and I think that her take is generally the same as my own, right down to opening her blog post with "I rarely tackle negative aspects of Japan," which is the exact phrase that prompted me to reblog this in the first place. If you're considering a trip to Japan, I think this is a smart post on safety and culture, and it's worth reading.

I'm always up for a larger discussion of these issues, but I don't generally find the internet a very good place to discuss the intricacies of race, sex, or culture. Feel free to hit me up about it if you like.
I rarely tackle negative aspects of Japan on my blog- mostly because I like to keep a positive tone, and also because I am so happy with my experience here. I love my life in Japan and I feel lucky I'm able to enjoy this quality of life. Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. Moving to Japan as a single foreign girl is quite safe, but there are some things you should be aware of if you're considering living here. Foreign girls attrac...
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I haven't posted here forEVer so here is a nice photo I took of the first floor of The Beguiling last year or maybe two years ago? Anyway, Hey.
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Hey man, I love your blog and your posting style. But if you want a change, I'll support you. Keep up the good work!
Welcome to my ramen dream... Currently being interpreted in Tokyo... Looking for a good slurp? Email me ! - Keizo. Saturday, April 20, 2013. Should I change my posting style? Hi! Lately, it's been get...
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I don't recall seeing one good explanation for any of these sudden terminations of quality creators. It can't help but seem like wiener-waving to "make sure everyone remembers who's in charge around here"...  :\
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Christopher Butcher is a heartbreaking work of staggering genius. The irony is that he hasn't read the book with that title.
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