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College students from vocational schools in Tokyo punch the air with their fists during a ceremony to launch their job-hunting in Tokyo on Tuesday. See story here.

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GOOD LUCK GUYS..

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My my, what a bunch of negative people we have on JT. Nothing wrong with a bit of optimism. Hang in there, job hunters.

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GAMBARE FEVER!

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i think the girl with the peace sign will get a job first. just my 2 cents

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Unless you work for yourself or really, really like your line of work, then a job just means selling your life away piece by piece for the right to stay alive.

Nothing in front of these boys except "lives of quiet desperation".

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As the movie goes ....."thats as good as it gets"....

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Note: If the most recent school on your resume contains a "専門" in the name, you best save up for that Yaki-Imo truck and learn how to drive reeeaaaal slow.

Actually, I think you'll find many senmongakusei's with skills in IT, design and other specialist jobs have much better chances of finding jobs than those kids stuck in university for 4 years studying English literature.

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I wish them all the best in their efforts, I really do...

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The one guy in the middle at the top of the picture looks thrilled to be there.

The only realist in a mob of idiots.

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I think I would celebrate AFTER I got a job.

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Probably a very high % of them will stay at home depending on mummy, so they can play video games all day and read comics every night.

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Good luck to 'em...here comes the real world.

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If one of those kids starts his own plumbing business empire, they are all good.

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apparently in japan, if you act really super excited about something, it dulls the pain of reality, and you can even lose all sense of irony.

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YEAH! Im about to become one of the walking dead with 6 day work weeks, no vacation, small salary, and little or no benefits!!

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poor guys, they'll lose this optimism pretty soon...

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poor guys....

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What lens did they use to take this, a fisheye? Because it looks horribly distorted, especially on the righthand side.

Let's see how air-punchingly happy they are when they find out that they still haven't found a job this time next year...

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Yay, work. Your happiness wont last long. Well thats of course if you find your dreamjob. heh. Nice picture.

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There`s a ceremony to launch job-hunting now??! I thought the whole pomp and circumstance around Kindergarten "graduation" was ridiculous, but THIS takes Best Ceremoniest.

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Note: If the most recent school on your resume contains a "専門" in the name, you best save up for that Yaki-Imo truck and learn how to drive reeeaaaal slow.

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Yeah, 7-11!

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They are in same colored suits. Will they compete against each others in within-colors?

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sf2k -- incorrect. Actually, this year vocational school grads had only like a 45% job rate, while high school grads had around 70%. Given that, I don't know what they are cheering about. Especially since they are all forced to wear the same outfit -- black suit and white shirt. Talk about making yourself inter-changeable.

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better prospects from a vocational school

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YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH we have no job prospects!

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