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American Hikikomori is in FilmFest52!

Great news, east coasters!! I am proud to announce, “American Hikikomori has been selected to screen at FilmFest52 at The Bethel Cinema in Bethel, CT at 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 7th.” Please go check it out if you’re in town or close by. 28 altre parole


American Hikikomori @ Japan Film Festival Los Angeles (JFFLA)

American Hikikomori won 1st prize (or audience choice) for the submissions screenings at JFFLA!! We are grateful for the opportunity to tell our story and meet other filmmakers. 106 altre parole


Comments about Prof. Kato T.'s interview (the daily mail)

Prof. Kato Takahiro is right when he says: “Most case studies have only focused on the psychological aspect, but hikikomori is not just about mental illness… 196 altre parole



For a long time I have been one of society’s “shut-ins”. At home I feel more peace than in society or at a party, out shopping or any social engagement really. 762 altre parole



when you disappear
you leave us all behind,
my friend said.
even though we know you
are withdrawing for
he said.

when i disappear… 53 altre parole

New Zealand Poetry