How Japan’s Economy Is Destroying Their Youth

Why Japan’s Youth Are Becoming Hermits – http://testu.be/1L3osKn

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Japan’s cultural pressures have forced almost a million young men into their bedrooms. So, how is Japan’s economy destroying their youth?

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Hikikomori: Why are so many Japanese men refusing to leave their rooms?
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23182523
“As many as a million young people in Japan are thought to remain holed up in their homes – sometimes for decades at a time.”

The Herbivore’s Dilemma
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2009/06/the_herbivores_dilemma.html
“Ryoma Igarashi likes going for long drives through the mountains, taking photographs of Buddhist temples and exploring old neighborhoods.”

Japan’s Economic Dilemma: Comfortable Decline or Painful Revival?
http://www.wsj.com/articles/japans-economic-dilemma-comfortable-decline-or-painful-revival-1417640405
““Recession,” “stagnation,” “slump,” were the ominous labels I constantly read describing Japan before I moved here in late 2009.”

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