Japan’s demographic time bomb: can a calendar help Otari’s single men find love?

Seigo Fujiwara, a Japan Post deliveryman, from the Otari village annual calendar. Photograph: Otari village office Keito Kobayashi has swapped his usual work clothes for the uniform of his second job as a volunteer firefighter. He is, the caption in the …
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