I thought I had been fairly extensive in coming up with 88 ways to escape adulthood for my book. Somehow, I completely missed this one. According to a Japanese newspaper, the hottest ticket in town is a slumber party with some spineless sea creatures. Thirty lucky people won a lottery to experience the Enoshima Aquarium jellyfish tour. The experence includes dinner and educational behind-the-scenes access to the exhibit, followed by the opportunity to cozy up in sleeping bags in front of the jellyfish tank. According to the article,
Fans cite the “therapeutic” effect from simply gazing at the translucent marine creatures, with their bell-shaped saucers and trailing arms…The tour was created at the request of exhausted young mothers in their 20s and 30s, who sought a reprieve from their demanding lives.