May 14, 2020
The Trouble With Linking COVID-19 to Japan’s Hikikomori
By Tadasu Takahashi
The mental health issue is already poorly understood; now its role in the public imagination is shifting again.
December 20, 2019
What’s Behind the Rise of Recluses in Japan?
By Xiaochen Su
A lack of economic ambition is increasing the trend of “hikikomori” in Japan.