A new documentary from director Shiho Fukada called 'Net Cafe Refugees' sheds some light on one of Japan's disturbing and growing trends.
Low-income men and women save rent while working menial jobs by living at these cafes.
When not working, they eat, sleep and do laundry at gaming centers.
According to The Daily Mail, the trend started in the 90s when young men spent a majority of their time playing video games. They would go onto work low-income mindless jobs to fill their time between gaming sessions.
The 24-hour cafes have darkened cubicles where the user can fall asleep, as well as bathrooms.
Watch the documentary below.
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