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A few months ago we had this thread about reikyusha, mortuary vans. Here's an interesting insight into death and religion in Japan and also into Japan's funeral biz.

To die for

Cardboard coffins, online mourning, space burials and wearable remains. Tama Miyake reports on what's in store at Japan's modern funeral homes and why more and more people are buying.

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Japan Dying Industry

Here's another article on Japan's funeral industry, a booming sector if you consider the fact that by 2007 one in five Japanese will be 65 or older.

Japan's Dying Industry

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