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The Based Reverse-Racism and Eurasianism of Debito Arudou
How a parallel set of semantics can lead towards greatness
Debito Arudou is American-born “Japanese” writer, blogger, and activist. He’s not actually Japanese by blood, but became a naturalized citizen in 2000. Although he has left the country in 2023, Arudou has had a profound impact on the way race relations is viewed in Japan, and by the Japanese, in the early 21st century.
We all know Japan is highly Japanese-centric, and in many ways, the most “racist” country in the world that cares about racial preservation and tradition. The irony, however, is that Japan has been colonized by America after World War II, and forcefully had to open up to G7 values of globalized, liberal capitalism. With that meant that Japan wasn’t producing anything anymore, and rather, still to this day, focuses on “producing” video games, anime, pornography, synthesizers, and leisurely gadgets for a foreign elite that does not care. If there is any propaganda going about, it’s that the Japanese are “the good Asians” against the bad Asians of China, Korea, and Southeast Asia. This is because the Japanese is suppose to represent the morality of liberal values in the East, at the expense the other Asian countries won’t open up to rainbow flags and social justice.
Such warning signs of Western interest were written in “Shadows of The Rising Sun” by Jared Taylor, and “Lost Japan” by Alex Kerr. The 1980’s saw an arrogant period of Eurasian romance, that Japan would soon be the dominate world power, overcoming the idea that white people were supreme, and such farce romance stories were published to push this “cyberpunk” view of the anime-realist future.
In the last decade, Japan was abandoned because of its intolerance of white foreigners. And so, the G7 elite finally focused it’s effort on the globalization and social-control propaganda on South Korea and its culture over the Japanese, starting in 2010. Many white Americans are confused about this transition, and the past two generations were raised on video games, anime, and hentai. How could the Z-generation now be focused on K-pop, K-drama, and K-food?
Obviously, there has been recent shakeup in the Japanese government, and there has been a rude awakening with white foreigners living in Japan as well. What was suppose to be white men pursing the Eurasian futurist society in Japan under G7 control, is arguably backfiring and undoing itself from the last 60 years.
Both Edward Seidensticker and Donald Keene have passed away. Peter Barakan and David Sylvian is no longer in fashion. William Gibson is a liberal agent. What then, do we have when all the foreign believers of Japan supremacy are gone? “…June Lovejoy?”
The post-Japan-worship success of Debito Arudou lies in his work of a 30-year-old personal blog, and his “social justice” activism against Japan’s double standards. As of 2022, there is a brand new second edition of his 2015 work, “Embedded Racism: Japan’s Visible Minorities and Racial Discrimination.”
Wait. …What? Japan has “embedded racism?”
It sounds like Michel Foucault writing about how “fascism is a virus,” and that there is this innate and disgusting “sin” inside all humans that must be cleanse. But for the Japanese, and in Debito’s view, they could have accepted the Eurocentric behavior of their G7 takeover, if only they knew about this innate racism that stops foreigners assimilating with their own people.
What now sounds like a plea for radical liberalism, becomes a charge of “reverse-racism,” and an argument for Eurasianism!
Debito’s first activist trials were around a series of bathhouses in Hokkaido, that displayed a sign, “Japanese Only,” outside the door. Debito is a naturalized Japanese citizen, and he was still denied entrance, simply because he didn’t look like a Japanese. While Debito was successful in the court getting damage fees, the counter-argument was that it’s up to the libertarian owner to set rules from the public. This idea of “libertarian” ownership, is rather a veneer for Japanese in-group mannerism.
Debito was also successful in shutting down the distribution of a magazine that detailed foreign crimes in Japan, and as well as targeting the 2009 white stereotype, “Mr. James,” that represented a whiteface mascot for McDonald’s. The protest of Mr. James was Debito’s defense of non-Japanese whites living in Japan. If a similar protest was done in America, say by the National Justice Party on “white lives matter,” it would be ridiculed and shamed as a Neo-nazi gathering. But in the context in Japan, Debito is only asserting that Japan and the Japanese must accept those who want to be Japanese, and that the Japanese character isn’t exclusive to blood, but by an alien people that want to assimilate and race-mix to the Japanese standard. This means there are many Japanese ways, and not just one rule. So what is “Japanese” then, if it’s not just a subjective assimilated culture, and a future Eurasianism that is brewing?
In Jean Raspail’s novel, “The Camp of the Saints,” it is the act of altruistic and liberal Christianity that adopts Indian children, and lets them grown in numbers, where eventually, they take over the host countries of Europe. This beginning idea was based upon the utopian act of “egalitarianism,” or “equality,” to supposedly enrich Indian children with the culture and ethics of European people. But in return, the Indian generation does not seek assimilation, or wish to race-mix, but constantly cry and demand free universal welfare for their existence, paid by liberal white people.
Has it ever occurred to any Westerner that Japan is also going through something similar? Yukio Mishima once stated that the fall of Japan is in front of us, and Western capitalism and liberalism can only subdue it towards sexual and consumer consumption slavery.
It’s likely because Debito Arudou represents the first generation of whites who wish to become Japanese in a postmodern era! I suspect there will be more whites, like Debito, who wish to crusade in the name of “human rights,” or “equality,” or some kind of “social justice,” when in all actuality, it’s imposing the Christian self-guilt and self-hatred politics of white people upon the Japanese.
White Americans will still get on that boat and head towards Japan when New York City, Los Angelas, Chicago, and San Francisco, is in ruins. Just like the angry Indians, white Americans will demand and anime-realist society, with video games and futuristic consumption, where the standard of living is much higher and safer in Japan, at the expense Japan will accept their liberal behavior. In fact, rich white liberals will demand that the Japanese accept their own forms of Eurocentric avant-garde art, and start crying over “discrimination” if things don’t go there way.
Of course, Japan is fighting back at this parasitical consumption. That’s why Korea is becoming the next target for globalism. However, once a nation is ruled by G7, expect a George Floyd statue to be erected in the center of the city, without the will of the people. Because the priority is advocating capitalism, which is a vessel for liberalism, and thus acceptable towards white standards. Thus the invasion isn't as crass as a Muslim invasion into France, but a slow and subliminal one, that transforms the host country into the liking of European standards of liberty.
But how far will this go? And is this really bad at all, when the outcome is Eurasianism?
I believe the oligarchs know what they are getting into. They advocate children films like Big Hero 6 and Turning Red, celebrating a future Eurasian society where both white and Asian peacefully co-exist with one another, and mix together to have a new third position identity. The new malaise of admixture European people is Eurasian. But unfortunately, this comes at the cost that they become an anti-liberal force by default, because being “Asian” means following tradition, and having a solid identity outside the universal idea of being “white.” And the elite secretly know that liberalism is not giving them a real identity, so they assimilate towards Asian standards to get away from the spiritual nihilism of the west.
While Debito Arudou is criticized for his assumptions that everything in Japan is evil, or that he plays the white stereotype of the race-blind liberal, the endgame for Arudou is a Japan for those who wish to become Japanese, and to ultimately create a new race of people. This harkens back to the golden age of American-Japanese worship of the 1980s. It feels like Debito wants to accelerate the Gibson cyberpunk utopian dream of of people that is global, but is also exclusive to a certain aesthetic and style. Debito gives white people the transracial option to leave the middle class, in favor for a dream society of Japanese aesthetics.
So regardless of the liberal semantic traps of “human rights,” Debito’s reverse-racism is a ploy to accelerate Eurasianism that will eventually abolish the concept of egalitarianism through a new identity. If there are many ways of doing and thinking about things as a “Japanese,” we have subculture as a priority against all other forms.
Debito doesn’t limit our understanding of the world. He creates a new semantics around transracialism, as it will become just as important as transgenderism, alongside transhumanism, in the future.
The real question to Debito’s conclusions, is how do we conserve and state an identity outside the liberal paradigm? We can have a real “plurality of differences,” or a real cultural diversity, if we allow liberty and ideology for these meaningful subgroups of people. It’s not that the Japanese are dying out. It’s that the Japanese are contributing to their own Japanese-Eurasianism that will eventually leave the house, and create their own identity apart from Japan.
At the end of Jean Raspail’s novel, Switzerland is the last bastion of hope for the white world. Japan, in a strange way, is a bastion of hope for the Japanese, and its colonization is only giving way to a new identity that was born between the two opposing parties of whites and Japanese. How it will come into existence will be a perplexing one, as the semantics can’t explain itself yet.
But Debito Arudou saw it coming ever since the 1990s. And that’s what makes him a truly “based” individual, looking out for the coming Eurasian people.