Does this imply that the role of women in Japanese society is changing, too? Not just baby machines that look after the house and husband? That women fresh out of school can actually be hired for a job and can actually expect to be around longer than a few years before getting married and knocked up?
Yes. Yes it does.
Click HERE to read the Japan Times article.
Here's a Japanese language You Tube clip on the news:
The photo image above, is the lovely Furuya Hitomi (surname first), a Japanese singer-songwriter, who is 33-years-old on the album cover of Love Life 2, her ninth studio album. She looks hot.