Some half a million young men in Japan are believed to have withdrawn from society, a BBC report said.

They are known as hikikomori.

Their families often don’t know what to do with these men who refused to leave their bedrooms, but one organisation is offering “sisters for hire” to help coax these young men out of their isolation.

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