The cliffs of Tojinbo on the coast of the Sea of Japan are famous for their rugged beauty.
But this place also has a dark side – many Japanese come here to end their lives by throwing themselves onto the jagged rocks and crashing waves.
Japan's suicide rate is one of the highest in the world – more than 30,000 people kill themselves every year.
On this edition of 101 East, we ask why so many Japanese, young and old, see suicide as the only option.
Source: Al Jazeera