It seems that fat people aren’t all that plentiful in Japan, “fat” being defined as a man over 220-pounds, and the company of them are in demand.
As such, for a mere $18-an-hour, you can rent your very own fat person. They even suggest some possible reasons you may want to rent a chubby person, for example needing a bigger person to try on clothes for an overweight friend, or needing someone fatter than you to make you feel good about yourself.
Some other more plausible reasons would be talent casting. Projects that may need a bigger person for a part in a commercial or an ad.
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