What a truly sad report on a particular subset of individuals in Japan. This short documentary by Shiho Fukada follows several Japanese citizens who are in the lower portion of the part-time working class. In Japanese society, if you aren't a salaried employee, the chances that you'll be able to afford a stable living environment and make a decent living is nearly impossible. This has caused an influx of people living in Japanese internet cafes that are no bigger than a small NYC closet. Seriously, there's really only room for a computer and a few pillows with barely enough room to stretch out.
Most of what I hear about Japan is usually cheery and bright, but this report on their working conditions is one video that has finally made me reconsider going there to live. I don't think I could deal with the stress of such a hardcore working environment.