However, as we can see from the quotes above, there are times when things are taken too far to the point of making women feel very uncomfortable, or even putting them in danger.The results were drawn from a sample of just 300 women, so take it with a pinch of salt and don’t let it put you off the idea of altogether.Clifford could feed the baby (using the VR controller) and put the baby in her crib. So-called "carebots" are slowly entering the homes of Japanese senior citizens.It had all the trappings of motherhood, except it existed only in the digital realm. As they get more developed, these robots will come to serve a number of purposes, including keeping the resident company, picking them up if they can do it themselves, monitoring their health, and responding to commands.Japan's demographic time bomb has forced the country to get creative in how it stays afloat in the global economy — here are some of its strategies.For the past two years, Japan's government has sponsored speed dating events around the country.
It’s one of Japan’s biggest gaming phenomenons called Love Plus - available on the Nintendo portable consoles and the i Phone.“There is no friction in these relationships, obviously,” says Loulou d’Aki, a Swedish photographer who documented a number of Japanese players earlier this year.
Some Japanese men are wooing girlfriends who don’t exist.
While they can only interact with their partner through a pre-written script, these virtual beauties — Rinko, Manaka or Nene — offer a kind of instant emotional connection at the tap of a stylus.
While plenty of these group dates are fun and friendly affairs, where the worst that happens is awkward morning-after LINE conversations reminding each other of terrible karaoke, women do have to look out for themselves.
With a bit of alcohol in their system some men can turn gropey and forceful, or when a is arranged by a group of men who all know each other there’s the chance that they’ll work together to pressure the girls into drinking more than they should. asked 300 regular working women aged 22 to 34 about their experiences with , and many of them had had uncomfortable experiences particularly with being forced to drink to excess, being pressured to participate in drinking games, and suffering unwanted sexual advances.
People are encouraged to go on multiple dates in the hopes they'll eventually get hitched and have kids.