But Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to bring more women into the workforce are falling short.Challenging traditional gender roles can be an extremely unpopular move in Japan, where many people still support the idea that a woman's place is at home.
But three years of speed dating in Ishioka has only yielded two married couples.
Officials desperately want more women to work to boost the country's stagnant economy.
But it also wants them to have more babies to reverse a long-running decline in the birth rate, one of the lowest in the world.
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