In an article entitled A Shelf Full of Gods — and No Hope, Brianna Langley tells the story of Machiko — a Japanese woman who suffered from depression and a severe social anxiety disorder known as hikikomori.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Japan is the world's 4th largest island country and encompasses about 6,852 islands. Japan is the 2nd most populous island country. The population of approximately 126 million is the world's eleventh largest, of which 98.5% are ethnic Japanese.
An introductory prayer guide for Japan can be found at the Operation World website. For a much more extensive guide to praying for Japan, consider purchasing the Operation World book (see our affiliate disclosure).
Additional items for prayer can be found in this Prayercast for Japan.