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Toko Shirakawa

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Shirakwa is a journalist whose main pursuit lies in tackling topics such as declining birth rates and women’s issues. Her workMarriage Hunting sold more than 190,000 copies and sparked a nationwide marriage hunting (konkatsu) boom in Japan.

In addition to writing she is also a marriage hunting advisor, a member of the Japan Society of Family Sociology, and a visiting researcher at Bunkyo University.

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