The Economics Of Marriage Hunting

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Kekkon Katsudou (結婚活動), most commonly referred to as “konkatsu” (婚活) for short, is perhaps the most dangerous hunts of them all... that hunt of course being “marriage hunting.” The Japanese construct of actively and … [Read more...]

A Dog’s Life, Japan

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Nowadays, people see their dogs as part of their family, and they treat them - and spend on them - accordingly. There’s day care, organic food, health insurance, personalized birthday cakes... it all makes some people … [Read more...]