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YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - JANUARY 08:  Women wearing kimonos gesture at the camera as they leave after attending a Coming of Age ceremony on January 8, 2018 in Yokohama, Japan. Coming of Age Day is a Japanese holiday held every January to celebrate people who have reached 20 - the official age of adulthood in Japan. Yokohama city, with almost 37,000 people turning 20 this year, is holding one of the largest events in the country.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images,)
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - JANUARY 08:  Women wearing kimonos gesture at the camera as they leave after attending a Coming of Age ceremony on January 8, 2018 in Yokohama, Japan. Coming of Age Day is a Japanese holiday held every January to celebrate people who have reached 20 - the official age of adulthood in Japan. Yokohama city, with almost 37,000 people turning 20 this year, is holding one of the largest events in the country.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images,)

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Japan lowers its age of adulthood to 18

The Japanese government enacted a bill lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.

Japan lowers its age of adulthood to 18

The Japanese government enacted a bill lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.