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In Japan, the secret to living a longer, happier and more fulfilled life can be summed up in one word: Ikigai. In Japanese, iki means "to live" and gai means "reason" — in other words, your reason to live. This ideology dates to the Heian period A. The ikigai way of life is especially prominent Okinawa, in a group of islands south of mainland Japan. It has also been nicknamed the "Land of Immortals" because it has among the longest lifespans and highest rates of centenarians in the world.
My Secret Cache is a award - winning Japanese film. It was directed by Shinobu Yaguchi. The film begins with a prologue that quickly sketches the backstory of the protagonist: since childhood, Sakiko Suzuki was obsessed with cash. She scared off potential friends by constantly talking about her savings account, and potential suitors by demanding that they give her up front the money they would have spent taking her out on a date.