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  • Ikigai

  • The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
  • By: Héctor García, Francesc Miralles
  • Narrated by: Naoko Mori
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles, read by Noako Mori. Bring meaning and joy to your every day with the internationally best-selling guide to ikigai. The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai - a reason for being; the thing that gets you out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa - the world's longest-living people - finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Though provoking

  • By juozas kasiulis on 24-03-18

Shallow

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-10-18

Full of Western pop psychology and repeated, misleading, click-baity claims that Japanese "secrets" will be revealed. In truth, you'll learn more about Ikigai from Wikipedia.