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Japan’s modern-day hermits: The world of hikikomori – source – France 24 (01/22/2019)

In Japan, half a million people live isolated in their bedrooms, face the outside world. These modern-day hermits are known as . Since April 2018, the Japanese government has a nationwide study in a bid to fully understand this . Once limited to young people, it now affects the whole of Japanese society. Our correspondent reports.

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