There are lots of ways to celebrate your first step into the adult, work-a-day world. You could buy yourself a fine suit and head to a fancy French dinner. Or you could dig out your old high school uniform and head out to Tokyo Disneyland.
"I heard some classmates did it, so I wanted to try myself," says Akiko Shimizu, who last week marked the end of her four years in college with a pilgrimage to the Tokyo Bay theme park, dressed in the sailor uniform of her high school days. "It's something I probably couldn't get away with any later from now."