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These Japanese minimalists own just a few material objects and have never felt freer

  • Siyi Chen
By Siyi Chen

Video Journalist

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Contemporary trends in minimalist environments are catching on in Japan. In fact, some core tenets of minimalism fuse seamlessly with traditional Japanese culture. Check out the video above to meet some hard-core minimalists in Japan and learn why they choose to live a pared-down life.

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