Hiroshi Okamoto

Photographer, Video editor and Videographer
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Biography: Hiroshi Okamoto Visual Storyteller / Photographer / Film Director – based in Tokyo. Hiroshi Okamoto is born in Tokyo in 1990. He studied anthropology and social sciences at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Univesity in Japan. After graduating, he used... MORE
Public Story
Copyright Hiroshi Okamoto 2023
Date of Work Oct 2012 - Jan 2016
Updated Aug 2017
Location Japan
Topics Job Hunting, Photography, Suicide
"I want to die".

During February 2013, this e-mail was sent by my best friend in my university, who was doing his job-hunting then.

In Japan, more than half a million students participate in job-hunting simultaneously every year.

Students go into this frantic game with their desire and anxiety for their future careers.

"Recruit" is a personal story of Yo Toshino, my best friend from my university, and his job-hunting experience.

This is also just one of the stories amongst more than half a million job-hunters in Japan.
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