Timeline: Makeinu no Toboe

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o    1966: Junko Sakai is born in Tokyo

o    1985: Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law is passed

o    2000: Sex and the City television show begins satellite broadcast in Japan

o    2003: Sakai’s Makeinu no Toboe (Howl of the Loser Dogs) essay is published in Japan

o    2004: The word “makeinu” becomes one of the top ten winners in the annual Japanese “Prize for New and Popular Words”

o    2005: Rika Kayama’s Kekkon ga Kowai (Marriage is Frightening) book is published in Japan

o    2008: Makeinu no Toboe television drama broadcast in Japan