Satoshi Takeuchi

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Former 'hikikomori' helping young recluses reintegrate into society

Oct 1, 2013

Former 'hikikomori' helping young recluses reintegrate into society

Kazushi Suganuma from Nagoya is helping young people through his own experience as a “hikikomori,” a term referring to some young people’s withdrawal from society. Suganuma, 35, and his brother, Isao, 33, have established a support association that operates a coffee shop to help ...