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To browse Academia. Skip to main content. You're using an out-of-date version of Internet Explorer. Log In Sign Up. Tom Gill. World-beating levels of economic growth were accompanied by huge demographic upheavals. From to , the population of Japan grew by roughly one million people per year. One aspect of the massive shift from rural to urban lifestyles was that children started changing from being an economic asset manpower in the fields or fishing boats who would one day inherit the business and look after their aging parents to being a liability, as they had to be educated to ever higher levels and became increasingly unlikely to live with their parents as farmhouses gave way to cramped apartments. The cost of education was rising as an ever-expanding population of high-school graduates competed for ever more highly prized places at elite public universities and even the also-rans would increasingly expect their parents to pay for four years at a less prestigious private school.
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The crowd in the Ishimaru Soft event space in Akihabara sits anxiously awaiting the arrival of an idol, whose most recent DVD they purchased for the right to meet her. As the cameras zoom in, she strips down to her bikini, which drapes on her under-developed form. Insofar as the models do not expose their breasts or genitals, this is not against the law. But the way scantily clad kids blow on flutes and lick ice cream cones in front of the camera has raised eyebrows at home and abroad. The idol industry in Japan in general is estimated at 60 billion yen annually, and junior idols shift some 3 million photo books and DVDs per year. There are countless websites such as Pure Little Sister Club and a syndicated magazine Moecco catering to fans. Saaya Irie, for example, was cast in "Hell Girl" and other TV programs after her stint as a child model.