Masashi Yahari

矢張政志, Larry Butz, Yappari
Larry has been Phoenix039s friend since grade school and despite his problems with women and slacking off he039s a good friend who sticks by Phoenix. Personality: Larry is generally easy going and laid back but shows his emotions easily. He039s very trusting and a little flaky which leads to him moving between women and part time jobs fairly regularly. Misc Facts: In TampT Larry is determined to become an artist and goes under the pen name Laurice Deauxnim aka Mashisu Tenryuusai. In PW:AA it039s often joked that quotWhen something smells it039s usually the Butz.quot In the Japanese they instead joked quotWhen something happens it039s yappari Yahari.quot quotYou know it039s Yahariquot In French it039s: quotQuand Paul defegraves arrive tout part agrave la deacuterivequot quotWhen Paul Defegraves shows up everything039s going downhillquot. Friends and Family: Larry is good friends with Phoenix and has been since they were little kids. Larry039s family isn039t mentioned through the games but he has a few different girlfriends along the way one of which being Cindy Stone. Name Origin: English: quotButzquot was probably chosen so that it could be used in the above joke against his name. Larry is close to Harry which would give him the name quotHarry Butzquot which he is sometimes mistaken as. Japanese: quotYahariquot in Japanese means quotI knew itquot or quotof coursequot and Masashi comes from quotMasashikuquot which means quotwith certainty.quot Like the English probably chosen specifically for the above mentioned joke.