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Japan's rapidly ageing population declined by 300,000 people last year. With a shrinking workforce and scarce immigrant labour, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought to encourage more female employment.
Strategically located to respond to threats from North Korea to Russia, Japan's southern island of Okinawa hosts over half of all US troops stationed in Japan. But has the US military outstayed its welcome?
In Tokyo there are over nine million senior citizens, a generation that prizes respectability above all. Have a feisty group of octogenarian cheerleaders found a suprising path to happiness in old age?
As robotic engineering advances, more and more definitively human functions are being replicated. This episode of SBS Dateline takes us to Japan, to glimpse the future of anthropomorphic robotics.
The town of Namie, in Fukushima, became famous in 2011 as the site of the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Now the government are trying to persuade the exiled population to return.