"Washington Post" November 14 Article, the original question: Goodbye, city life.
The epidemic change choice, Japan’s green land is striving to escape from the capital circle. In April this year, Qiaotou moved to Nanasu Village, Nansu, Japan. Now she wants to balance many of their favorite work: Strong farm, send local ingredients to nearby restaurants, and work in the taste soup shop and hot spring spa. She said: "My life is completely different. I like it is surrounded here, I feel healthier, and the emotion is more fulfilling.
"The new crown epidemic causes people around the world to fully reflect on life selection. In Japan, the rigid working culture has little options.
However, the epidemic brings a rare opportunity to the locals, and what it might want to think about your future.
According to the survey of the new crown affected by the Japanese government departments, the reflection of young people in the age of 23 is particularly strong in Tokyo and the surrounding area. Tokyo’s work hours, the subway is crowded. After get off work, we must drink alcohol with the boss, the company level is strict. According to the survey, there were about 1/3 of the second- and thirty-year-old population where living in the capital circle, they have taken measures in the past six months to move to rural areas.
In 20 years old,% is interested in moving in rural.
Although these numbers represent small samples, it pointed out a trend in Japan’s rural in an important period.
The government supports the revitalization of the countryside due to population aging and birth rate, and Japanese rural population has decreased rapidly.
In recent years, the Japanese Central and local governments have been promoting revitalizing the country, attracting young people there.
Japanese Prime Minister Boardian Ho is seeking to increase this effort.
One of his main initiatives is an investment aimed to narrow the project of urban and rural gaps.
At the press conference, the Banka said that "the area outside our main city center is the most important", digital transformation will solve problems such as population reduction in rural areas. The 30-year-old blowing field (sound) worked in the Tokyo, a Human Resources Company in Tokyo, in the southern Mikaki Prefecture. She is now in a start-up business, responsible for promoting environmental lifestyle and participates in local zero-carbon programs.
Although she has long been interested in moving from Tokyo, the epidemic has arrived to relax her spirit and began to seriously consider this. The epidemic caused her company’s business to decrease, and her originally tense work schedule has become relaxed. In Tokyo, it is frustrated in Tokyo that she takes many years to do a big project. But now, the new project she bear can make her extend their skills.
She said: "In Tokyo companies, it is difficult for young people to get a good opportunity in their careers.
But in the countryside, no matter how old, there are many opportunities. Before coming here, I gave up some things that I couldn’t think, but after moving to here, my potential has really increased. "Integration into the country is not easy, the young people who move to the countryside are currently still a small number, which makes them build a new social circle difficult.
For the blowing field, the first 6 months is a difficult adapter. She created a network community facing other young Japanese residents and spent this period through mutual assistance. NGOs are also working hard to better integrate into rural life like a person like a blowing field and bridgeburn. During the epidemic, the NGO "Environment and Rural Support Women" is committed to reducing agricultural gender gaps, and has received more women who want to leave Tokyo to rural areas. The organizational heads of the organizational Head, Huiyi, said they have added online courses and seminars for women who want to know about rural life, work and raising children in Japan. The organization supports women who have just opened rural lives and is looking for similar passers-by.
Tajin said: "We have seen people’s interest during the epidemic.
People’s mentality have changed, began to reflect on their lives and consider other lifestyle.
"Before the epidemics, the organization of the leaders of Tajin has received some women’s consultation. They are either tired of urban life. They are either tired of taking care of their children while working on Tokyo, looking for an opportunity to escape. But since the epidemic, she received The inquiry is more active. She said that young women have more courage to dream in the countryside, "I think people will continue to continue". "
(Author Li Yexi (tone), wellsome love beauty (sound), password translation).