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  • Death businesses thriving in Japan
  • Death businesses thriving in Japan
    Japan Trends (2013) ©
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Death businesses thriving in Japan

Death might be a subject avoided in many cultures, but in Japan the attitude toward to the inevitable termination of life is open, honest and frank. So much so, in fact, that coffin-trying services and other ‘death businesses’ in the country  known as shukatsu  are thriving.

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