Overwork is thought to one of the factors behind the country's waning sexual appetite. Anita Rani on Japan's 'herbivore' geeks with little interest in real-life relationships. Last on.
Photo Gallery. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Parents Guide. Added to Watchlist. Full Cast and Crew. While the global population keeps growing, Japan is facing a very different future which could see their population shrink by a third in just 40 years.
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No sex please, we're Japanese. Women, meanwhile, are making amazing strides in the work field. Directed by : John Holdsworth. Japan's senior citizen cheerleaders Duration: Although the city welcomes close to a quarter of a million new births each year, that figure has undergone a steady decline as the average age of new mothers continues to rise.
This World film-makers tell their behind the scenes stories about making the programme. Even those who wish for families of their own have difficulties finding a suitor with similar interests. This may sound like a far-fetched post-apocalyptic scenario , but it's an entirely probable fate for Japan.