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The documentary “Fighting an Invisible Enemy”

I recommend to watch the documentary about the mental health in Japan “Fighting an Invisible Enemy“, created by Taiyo Yagi, Dallace Johnson, and Zhou Jiayang, produced for Ethnographic Documentary Class, SILS, WASEDA UNIVERSITY 201 Dr. Dariusz Piotr Skowronski, Dr. Yuko … Continue reading

Zesshoku-danshi 絶食男子 – fasting men.

It looks like there is quite new label coined by Japanese media for the rapidly growing number of modern Japanese men who are called zesshoku-danshi 絶食男子 “fasting men”. They are not interested in women and sex at all. These young … Continue reading

In pursuit of perfect virtual love in Japan…

This is quite old piece of news from 2009 but still may raise eyebrows of many people when talking about some more surprising facets of Japanese relationships. I am talking about first-ever marriage between a young Japanese man and video … Continue reading

The moment of truth: in Japan adult nappies outsell baby nappies.

This is bad news in terms of Japan’s demographics and future prognosis for the rapidly aging society. And probably we can consider the issue of adult nappies for the elderly as the taboo topic. However, this is Japanese reality of … Continue reading

The end justifies the means or “Boob Aid” charity event in Japan

As a sexologist I am pleased to hear that people raised tens of thousands of dollars for AIDS prevention, on the other hand – it must be admitted – this is quite non-conventional way when a group of Japanese porn … Continue reading