Mikito Tsurugi is proof that not all Japanese men are alike. He's not one of those who spend their lives in a suit, to work, to return late in the evening to the woman's home, which cares humble to the household and child. Tsurugi (40) is a bass guitarist and comic book artist, he used to be Manager of the rock band Shinsei Kamattechan. He is married to the near Shinko Inuyama (37), which is a sought-after essayist, so the proof that not all Japanese women are the same. And Tsurugi is involved in the education of their daughter – which has exposed him to last, however, is suspected to be a Kidnapper.
The Japanese society is changing. You start realizing that you can distribute the gender roles are also different, as it is used to the conservative elites. The man creates the woman dancing around the drum about a family works from their point of view. But the population is ageing and shrinking, women are used as labour force. Others, such as Mikito Tsurugi and near Shinko Inuyama find equality is simply good.
He had his wife call
Figures from the Japanese Ministry of health show that men are increasingly involved in the family: in 2015, 60 percent of fathers took slightly less than five days of parental leave, 2018, it was only 36.3 percent. The number of those who took between 5 and 13 days of parental leave increased from 17.8 to 35.1 percent. It is the Numbers of a very slow change, and since a thought can testify Mikito Tsurugi, that fathers who take care of their children, have not yet arrived in Japan trusted fast train.
It was in August. Tsurugi was alone with the two year olds in the Shinkansen on the way. She cried. Tsurugi was not able to calm her down. He recalls that someone "silence!" called and asked him to go out. That's what he did. The daughter cried more. The train pulled into a station. He stopped. Police officers came, one of them said: "We had a call about a possible child abduction." Tsurugi heard, as another said in his radio: "There's a man and a girl. No mother in sight." Then there were a lot of questions. The police believed him, as he reported with his health insurance card and his wife had called, and was able to confirm that he is not a Kidnapper.
A child should only be with the mother on the train
In social media, the Couple told the story. Some found it wrong that Tsurugi went with the child to train. Someone recommended that father and child should wear similar clothing to the suspicion. "It should go to a to the heart, that men are under a lot of pressure, if you participate in the upbringing of children," says near Shinko Inuyama in the newspaper "Asahi Shimbun", you see far too rarely, men with their children in the Shinkansen. And Mikito Tsurugi? The has disturbed the criticism a bit. He finds men can be just as educate good children as women. He feels his manhood is reduced.
Created: 04.11.2019, 19:47 PM