• Kyodo


Doctors and nursery school teachers are among the most popular jobs among girls who are entering elementary school in Japan, an annual survey showed Tuesday, perhaps reflecting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their young minds.

Police officer remained the top pick for boys for the second year in a row, while the job was also a popular choice among girls, ranking in fifth, according to the survey by Kuraray Co., a supplier of synthetic leather used to make school backpacks.

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