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Hair Loss in Japan: The Causes—and Solutions!

Hair Loss in Japan: The Causes—and Solutions

I was losing so much hair! Almost clumps were lost daily after I arrived in Japan. This would be hard to swallow for anyone, but as a 20-something female, it was beyond troubling. I researched my symptoms online (which is always problematic) but found very little information about what I was experiencing. I hadn’t had this issue in Canada… was it Japan, or was I going crazy?

“Was it Japan, or was I going crazy?”

After scouring the internet, desperate for advice, I finally found a private Facebook group for women living in Japan. There, I found a plethora of people who were suffering in the same way I was.

It turned out I wasn’t crazy and I wasn’t the only one.

Hair loss is a common problem among western women in Japan

All of us were in our twenties or thirties and it seemed impossible to me that our problems were completely independent of our new surroundings. How could each one of us have completely separate issues that sprung up as soon as we landed in Japan?

More importantly, how were other people with the same problem supposed to find this tiny little pocket of information without being a member of the Facebook group?

Hair Loss in Japan: The Causes—and Solutions

I want to shed light on this stressor and help anyone who might find themselves in the same situation during their time in Japan. This was something that almost cut my time here drastically short—and I don’t want others to feel alone.

Japanese people have such beautiful thick hair! Why is my hair falling out so much?

The answer to this could be equal parts simple and frustrating. Are …continue reading



TSUKI NO UTAGE. The stage only for one night. The moonlight is there.
Narrative: Shido Nakamura (Kabuki actor), Singer: Sizzle Ohtaka, Koto: Tsugumi Yamamoto, Music: Asu
Producer: Hiroshi Abe
Organizer: NPO Chinjunomori
Harvest moon. Howling of wolves jumped out of Kabuki. Voice echoing over time and space. Blissful time of narration and singing in Heavenly stage.【

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Otaku Studies, Lesson 31, “RE: Descriptions of Terms of Anime Production Industry”

the speaker: Prof. Hiroaki Inoue
Prof. Inoue will talk about the descriptions of terms of anime production industry. You may know afureko, genga, shirobako and so on. But you can undserstand anime enries on web and magazines funniier if you know more words, I trust.
Prof. Hiroaki Inoue who was a starting staff of Gainax and a staff of Tesuka production, and works as a professor of Department of Animation Culture at Kibi International University.

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