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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Japan

There’s much more to this strangely exotic country. For this reason, we give you the 10 things you didn’t know about Japan.

Japan is an island nation that many people think they know since Japanese culture and arts have become widespread throughout the rest of the world. The truth is that knowing a bit about manga and final fantasy just doesn’t cut the mustard when it comes to Japan. There’s much more to this strangely exotic country. For this reason, we give you the 10 things you didn’t know about Japan.

9: Lack of Interest in Dating in Japan

One of the most interesting trends in Japan in recent years is the lack of interest in dating and sax and marriage in both the male and female populations. In fact, one poll cited information suggesting that 46% of Japanese women have either no interest or despise sax with men following slightly lower percentages. It’s not clear how this came to be, but there are theories. One theory suggests that the stressful nature of Japanese work life along with marriage stress is preventing young people from engaging in traditional dating and meeting interests. Well, another theory suggests it is related to the high financial cost of both dating and marriage as well as children. The Japanese government itself is called it syllabuses syndrome is actively looking for a solution to this problem. Though beyond government coercion and force, it is unlikely any solution is on the horizon.

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8: Grass Eaters

Related to the disinterest in dating and marriage is the phenomenon of herbivore men. It is a term first coined by Japanese academics some years back. “Grass Eaters” as they referred to in Japanese or not so small percentage of the male population with little to no interest in any of the traditional roles expected of Japanese men. Much of the “Grass Eater” phenomenon to be understood in light of Japan’s traditional salaryman economic structure and work life. In earlier decades it was expected that Japanese men upon graduation would spend the rest of their lives working long work weeks. Often into the wee hours of the morning coming home exhausted and feeling awful upon coming home. And many of the “Grass Eater” men grew up observing their own fathers engaged in such behavior. They actively realize that such a life might not be the best for them.

Additionally, as cited previously, marriage and children are very expensive prospects in Japan. It is difficult to realistically acquire the money to be able to support that sort of lifestyle. “Grass Eater” men typically are viewed as very effeminate and girly, taking a key interest in hair and clothing styles. There are many who are just reclusive and rarely leave their homes. Some estimates suggest that as much as 60% of Japanese men in their twenties might be considered herbivore men. It is a startling number if you think about it. Regardless, unless something drastically changes in Japan at the societal level. The Grass Eater phenomenon might become the norm in the next few decades.

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