In Japan you can pay an actor to impersonate your relative, spouse, coworker...

Signal of change / In Japan you can pay an actor to impersonate your relative, spouse, coworker...

By Ariel Muller / 17 Nov 2017

The Booming Japanese Rent-a-Friend Business

In Japan, you can pay an actor to impersonate your relative, spouse, coworker, or any kind of acquaintance. Morin: So, you could be involved with her for the rest of your life? Yuichi: It's risky that she might discover the truth someday. In this company, one person can only have five families at a time.



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