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  1. HK princesses rattle local hikikomori

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... pornography. They have trouble communicating in the real world and refuse to take up their manly duties. In Japan, such men are called hikikomori- adolescents and young adults who shut themselves away ... and Japanese porn stars. These conditions come together to produce today's hikikomori males, who must be the ultimate turnoff in nature. Where can a woman find love when all the men around her ...

  2. Don't spend all your time online

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problem. We should exercise self-control. We should not always be using the computer. Otherwise, we will become Hikikomori. Hikikomori is a Japanese term referring to the phenomenon under which people withdraw from social life. It also refers to people who suffer hikikomori. Such people only want to stay home to play games. They do not want to go out and are afraid of talking to others. ...

  3. Surreal views of Tokyo

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... this has a promising start and premise, the man's gibberish quickly becomes annoying and the ending is weak. Joon-ho Bong's Shaking Tokyo is about a hikikomori, or recluse, who has shut ...

  4. Living in Tokyo's shadow

    Posted Nov 10th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and warning about the growing hikikomori phenomenon. Reports are only now surfacing in local papers that we, too, have our own reclusive adolescents and young adults who live in abject isolation and shun all human contact. The Hong Kong Christian Service released in July what is believed to be the first local hikikomori study of its kind, estimating there are about 6,000 such troubled ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Help Hong Kong's hidden youths come out of their shell

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Yip, MELISSA CHAN

    ... be taken seriously. The phenomenon of "hidden youths" has drawn attention in Japan and Britain for over a decade. They are called hikikomori in Japan and "neet" in Britain (a young person not in education, employment or training). In Japan, the government defines hikikomori as anyone who has completely withdrawn from society for more than six months. Psychiatrists ...

  6. Have your say

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Time to stop a dangerous trend The spread of hikikomori in Hong Kong could be related to the city's busy lifestyle and education system. Hikikomori is a Japanese term which refers ... They could face financial problems or have trouble at work. Then they lock themselves in a room to escape reality. To stop hikikomori spreading, I suggest that people learn to relax and enjoy life ...

  7. Brace for the next wave of Japanese youth culture

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for Hong Kong males, is a milder version of Japanese hikikomori, adolescents and young adults who shut themselves away at home and shun all human contact. They are the guys who are obsessed ... version of hikikomori. They are officially known as soushoku danshi, which literally means grass-eating or herbivorous boys. Japanese media have discovered them, and they are everywhere. ...

  8. Have your say

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... H. Cheung College Coping with the hikikomori trend Recently, many newspapers have reported that the hikikomori phenomenon has reached Hong Kong. The social withdrawal condition occurs when young people stay at home for months at a time, do not communicate with anyone and are not interested in doing anything. I think hikikomori could be caused by a number of things. Some young ...

  9. More youngsters hide out at home

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of social withdrawal is more common in Japan, where it is called hikikomori. Japan is believed to have a million sufferers. In Hong Kong, the welfare group warned the latest figure was only the tip ...

  10. Inside story

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... view of Japan's socially reclusive youth, or hikikomori. A young man lives like a hermit, mostly holed up in his room, where his world revolves around the internet and video games. He ... with the 50,000 hikikomori officially listed for Japan, which has a population of 125 million. According to the Hong Kong Christian Service, which works with these youngsters, many have failed at school ...




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