Tomohiro Osaki

Tomohiro Osaki is a staff writer in the Domestic News Division. A graduate of Sophia University in Tokyo, he likes to explore under-reported realities of Japanese youth, with a tendency toward the taboo.

For Tomohiro Osaki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Coming of age? Japan's shifting definition of adulthood

/ Mar 25, 2017

Coming of age? Japan's shifting definition of adulthood

Graduating from high school represents a significant milestone in any young person’s life, a landmark that certainly wasn’t lost on the countless 18-year-olds milling around Shibuya Station on a recent March afternoon. Among them was 18-year-old Akane Endo, who was brimming with excitement at ...