This avatar social network site is basically all about fashion for girls.
You can pick your style from tons of selections, and learn, exchange your fashion items and knowledges with your mates.
Also real shopping too. Both in the real life and avatar life. The currency they use here is "ribbon". For example, one of Louis vuitton bag for real is 79,380 yen and for this "poupee", is 700 ribbons.
This article gives a great guidance to those who are going to Japan. Without any of those stereo type.
This help you to answer questions “why Japanese people bow so frequently”(It’s in our blood, something we can’t help. Like me, sometimes I found myself bowing to the person over the phone) to “why you see so many drunk businessman (or young women) sleeping outside with no fear”.
"Net cafe refugees," young folks who live in 24 hour internet cafe and are feared to become a new class of working poor. There are about 5,400 (by estimate) people in Japan according to the first fact-finding of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. This is the number of who have no living address and stayed more than half in a week at net cafe.
Net cafe charges by hourly, 7 hour maximum stay and it's about 3-5 dollars (it depends) and serve drinks with free refill, PC access, manga, chair (not bed) in a tiny private room.
There is not only the temporary laborers or simply homeless folks but also the young pregnant woman spend time there now.
She gets help from neither a parent nor a boyfriend, and look for a job by herself, alone.
" I'm looking for a apartment to live, but evrything is hard," There was a phone call to the public support from her, but the communication was cut off.