JAPAN

The Future of AR

​In July 2016, a new game application, PokemonGO, attracted many Japanese people. The game application adopts augmented reality, AR technology. AR can create an imaginary world framed around the real world. For example, people can see and catch Pokemon in…

A Path to Better Sex Education

“We will probably not get knocked up.” Many couples who do not use for contraception think there is no possibility of pregnancy. “If you do it during the safe period, you will never get pregnant.”“If you use the pull-out method,…

Shukatsu~Part4~

Something we felt through this interview was that everyone who participated in shukatsu was united in their desire to die aesthetically, but also to make life after their passing as easy as possible for those left behind.  These sentiments echoes the…

Shukatsu~Part3~

In this way, shukatsu has created the pros and cons, and business with trillion yen. How has shukatsu been created?   “When people think about dying without being bounded by tradition, shukatsu was born,” says Dr. Moriyuki Ooe, who established…