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The Hikikomori Nations

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare defines hikikomori as people who refuse to leave their house and, thus, isolate themselves from society in their homes for a period exceeding six months.

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Human Migration, Cultures, And Species Of Exit

Escapism and the Otaku Movement (Part Two)

Because of its emphasis on non-live action media, the otaku movement often goes hand-in-hand with escapism. Indeed, I expect some individuals to look at them as synonymous with one another, meaning they are inseparable.  1.448 altre parole


Quick Thoughts on NHK ni Youkoso!

I decided to chicken out of writing a long, drawn-out analysis of the show in favor of a quick round-up of what I liked and didn’t like about it. 801 altre parole


Salaryman in Japan: Karoshi, Working Poor and More

The Dark Life of the Salaryman in Japan
Discover what life is like and the dangers of being apart or disconnected of the Japanese work force. 33 altre parole

Long day, long life (sentence).

It’s been a long day, a long week, long month, year, decade, century…


It’s been a long life,

it feels like I’ve been alive forever, 56 altre parole

Thoughts For The Day

For me

I’m writing this for myself. Not that I mind if anyone else reads it; you may realise something too. I’m writing this and hoping that perhaps something will come to mind… 844 altre parole