A job that pays ridiculously well for one of the most pleasurable activities known to man has just been posted.
In line with the upcoming release of anime film “Hirune Hime”, a contest that hires a one lucky person for a part-time job is currently making rounds in Japan. With no experience required, anyone is eligible to apply.
The task: take naps like the film’s protagonist.
If this doesn’t sound better than gigs you know, wait til you learn that it pays 50,000 yen, or $440, EACH day.
So how does it work? The winner will go around Japan to nap in designated theaters playing the movie. Transportation costs will be covered. He or she will also get an eye mask, earplugs, snacks and a pillow signed by the movie’s cast.
The only catch is that the winner will need to dress up as “Hearts,” a robot in the movie, which means wearing a suit while on duty.
There are also other responsibilities such as welcoming guests, standing onstage and posing for photographs, RocketNews24 said.
While someone of any age or gender can apply, the contest encourages those who “want to dream,” “are good at napping,” “want to go on a journey to discover themselves” or “haven’t been getting enough sleep.”
Such qualities apparently reflect those of high school girl Kokone Morikawa, the film’s protagonist who goes on a journey to discover the meaning of a recurring dream.
We know this is the gig you’ve been waiting for, so head over to the contest’s site and try out! Other than knowing Japanese, there’s not really much to worry about. You have until February 13 to apply!
Directed by Kenji Kamiyama, “Hirune Hime”, or “Napping Princess”, opens in Japan on March 18. Check out its trailer below: