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What Is Life Really Like In Japan?

The Japanese are known for their tough education system, low birth rates and high life expectancy. What is daily life like in Japan?

Japan has long been regarded as having one of the strongest economies in the world but according to recent reports this could be set to change. The nation's increasingly strict immigration policies, low birth rates and aging society means that Japan's population is said to decrease by 500,000 a year over the next few decades.

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This could mean that life in Japan will dramatically change. But what does daily life look like for those who live in Japan today?

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