HLAB

“We aim to create an opportunity for the participating high school and university students to become each others’ role models and take time to reflect and rethink their values”, Hidetaka Kawada, a first year studying at Keio University in the Faculty of Law,…

Japanese Women’s Happiness: Is it not Marriage anymore?

Do Japanese people not want to get married? A decreasing birthrate and aging population are few of the reasons why people tend to marry later or do not get married at all. This is now a serious social problem in Japan. According to “Population Projection for Japan”: 2011(National Institute of Population and Social Security Research), nine out of ten young Japanese…

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…

Eating Insects

​On May 13, 2013, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced a surprising report. According to the report, by 2050 there will be 9 billion people on earth. To accommodate this number, current food production will need to double.…