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TOKYO, MY CITY  Hector Garcia ~A Long & Pleasant Life in the Megacity of Tokyo~
2020.11.17 232,414views

TOKYO, MY CITY invites leading persons from various fields based in Tokyo to share their views on what makes Tokyo special.
Writer Hector Garcia has studied and written extensively about the concept of IKIGAI (a “purpose of life”) that allows Japanese people to live such long and happy lives.
In this video, he talks about how participation in activities such as volunteer programs allows Tokyo’s elderly citizens to derive a sense of purpose from helping others, and how the city enables them to make the most of their retirement years.

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