Directed by : John Holdsworth. This potential large-scale catastrophe has its origins in the most intimate of circumstances. Main content. Anita visits a group of retired cheerleaders and a prison with a wing especially designed for pensioners.
Share this Documentary :. This may sound like a far-fetched post-apocalyptic scenariobut it's an entirely probable fate for Japan. Show less.
This may sound like a far-fetched post-apocalyptic scenariobut it's an entirely probable fate for Japan. The Japanese have far less sex than other nations and Anita also meets the women who struggle to work and have children in a society still dominated by traditional gender roles.
See all episodes from This World. Workforce and economies dwindle, industries crumble, and entire populations eventually die off.
Edit Storyline While the global population keeps growing, Japan is facing a very different future which could see their population shrink by a third in just 40 years. Edit Did You Know? Looking for some great streaming picks? The first of three programmes exploring global population trends for the award-winning This World strand, No Sex Please, We're Japanese investigates the causes behind Japan's baby shortage and how it could have serious economic consequences for the future of the country.
BBC Two Scotland. The film does an exceptional job of detailing the ramifications of this multi-faceted dilemma. Kunio Kitamura, the director of the Japan Family Planning Association, warned that the country faced a bleak demographic future unless people rediscovered their appetite for sex.
As Japan faces a future which could see its population shrink by a third in just 40 years, Anita Rani explores the reasons why the Japanese are not having enough babies. Home Schedule TV Guide.