Ossan Rental In Japan: Company Provides ‘uncle’ Rental Service

In Japan , even if you don’t have a blood relative, you can rent a middle-aged guy to hang out with you. Ossan Rental, which translates to Uncle Rental, allows people to hire an uncle for just $11 per hour. narinari.com Ossan Rental in Japan But before anyone gets an idea, Ossan Rental isn’t a sexual provider service. It is strictly a platonic service in Tokyo, which people can hire to help them with various things, sort of like how a wise middle-aged man would. According to the Japan ese Web site NariNari, translated by Kotaku.com, people can hire a man for an hour or so to do things with them, such as having lunch, watching movies, looking at new apartments, test driving cars, run errands for them, or even just talking about their love life. There are currently only two men for rent, one is 46-year-old “fashion producer” Takanobu Nishimoto and the other is 65-year-old pro ballplayer Mikio view Sendou, who was an All-Star in 1978.
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Rental Car industry riding on business market


Overall, 17.2% of Australians (or 3.3 million people) used a rental car for business or leisure in the last 12 months, a similar percentage to rental car use in New Zealand (17.7%). Purpose for hiring a rental car in the last 12 months Source:Roy Morgan Single Source (Australia), August 2006 a July 2013, average annual sample n = 20,043. Jane Ianniello, International Director of Tourism, Travel & Leisure, Roy Morgan Research, says: aSince the GFC, Australian consumers have cut back their spending and are taking fewer domestic holidays. Consequently, fewer people are hiring a rental car for leisure purposes.
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