Comment on Ishihara Bans Hanami – “You Must Not Have Fun!” by Denshousha:

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Remember guys, he only represents Tokyo. I get the feeling the rest of the country ain’t too keen on him.


Denshousha made other comments on this post:

  • Ishihara Bans Hanami – “You Must Not Have Fun!”:
    I remember right after 9/11, Americans were told to go on with their lives and to try and live as normally as possible. I know terrorist attack ≠ natural disaster, but is there really this great a cultural difference about how to deal with national tragedy?

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