Chronic land shortages in Japan have driven up the price of traditional graves which can now cost $100,000 per plot.
But, thanks to modern technology the Japanese have solved the problem. New high rise cemeteries will enclose the dead in stacked graves up to five high. Robots will retrieve the dead (in urns) for relatives to visit in special mourning rooms at the swipe of a card. Kind of like a dead person vending machine!
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