The demand for mini-housing in Japan has drawn the attention of CNN.com. See this CNN report on the increasing popularity of ultra-small houses. This house was built for $500,000 on a former car space...building up instead of laterally. There are similar opportunities to fitout ultra-small apartments. Specially designed furniture can make those 20m2 apartment units relatively spacious.
The appeal of course of these cramped apartments is the opportunity to live in nice communities. Maybe that means spending more time outdoors. Where you might ask? Well, some areas are more spacious than you think. I previously lived in Sumiyoshi, in east Tokyo. One of the benefits was the ability to spend time in the outdoors. Japanese rivers provide one of the most spacious environments in Japanese cities. There are pathways right stretching km's up rivers. For example, the Arakawa River.
I question the logic of this house. Does he foresee a trend of more Japanese mothers having incestuous relationships with their fully-grown sons. Japan is indeed weird. I meant all types in Japan...some with experiences stranger than fiction.
Question? What does he do with his mother when he wants to bring a GF home? Only in Japan.
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