Helping Japan's Hikikomori

Correspondents' Diary

Correspondents’ Diary


Correspondents' Diary:

Helping Japan's Hikikomori

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Japan has one million social recluses known as hikikomori - people who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. Michiyo Ishida follows one man on a mission to help Japan's mentally ill.


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