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Loren Hinton

Loren Hinton is an American teacher and writer living in Saitama, who still can’t believe her childhood dream of being spirited away to Japan came true. She is a lover of much: anime, books, food, photography, traveling, and writing to name just a few. When she's not kicking back with a book or TV show, she's getting lost in the alleys of the city, searching for her next Tokyo obsession.



The Awkward Art of Saying Goodbye in Japan

In the unspoken world of Japanese etiquette, even saying goodbye requires a little bit of time and finesse.

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