Japan is ‘facing with shrinking population figures’ which is – according to the mainstream media – is a serious issue. Is it indeed? The expected lifetime in Japan is among the highest in the world. (Well in Greece, particularly in Crete it is even higher, sunshine, good red wine, fish meat, all help a lot for the Greek people there). Due to social and traditional reasons Japanese women think twice how to conduct their life, with or without a baby. Japan already enjoy the benefit of high quality health care. The pressure for their environment for sure has been lowered.