As a country that merges the most advanced technology with the oldest traditions, being regarded as “interesting” by many people is almost inevitable. Some of what these people do in their daily lives from the moment they wake up to the moment they go to bed can sound extremely quirky to many of us. It is even wise to say that Japan is like a world within a world, a world that faced many “first times”, honoring moments as well as the tragic ones. Here is a collection of what we thought were the most mind-blowing, eye-popping, jaw-dropping facts about Japan.
Hikikomori is one of these rare diseases that occur once in a million but have extremely severe effects that diminish the quality of living. This psychological illness is characterized by the lack of willpower to be around people. These people basically shut themselves off and stay indoors for lengthy periods, even years. According to a research conducted in Japan, there were at least half a million people who suffered from it as of 2015. The disease is diagnosed more commonly in the middle class between the age of 15 and 40.