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Cat fight: Soapland employee threatens extravagant Tokyo doctor over Kabukicho host

Cat fight: Soapland employee threatens extravagant Tokyo doctor over Kabukicho host

Jealousy appears to be behind a death threat levied upon a celebrity doctor who has a fondness for night club hosts…

Ryuichi Hiroki brushes with the past in ‘Kabukicho Love Hotel’

Ryuichi Hiroki brushes with the past in ‘Kabukicho Love Hotel’

With a love hotel as the backdrop, characters come and go over a 24-hour period to create a mix of steamy sex and desperation …

Olympic-sized crackdown on Tokyo sex trade possibly overblown

Olympic-sized crackdown on Tokyo sex trade possibly overblown

The future of the sex businesses in Japan's number-one red-light district is up in the air after the election of Kenichi Yoshizumi as mayor of Shinjuku …

Tokyo cops arrest 20 in raid of Kabukicho baccarat parlor

Tokyo cops arrest 20 in raid of Kabukicho baccarat parlor

New customers at the parlor were required to receive an introduction and make a written statement saying that they were not organized crime members…

Tokyo cops bust Kabukicho gambling parlor with robot dealer

Tokyo cops bust Kabukicho gambling parlor with robot dealer

Customers wagered between 2,000 and 300,000 yen via touch-panel monitors as the robot dealt cards…

Tokyo cops arrest Kabukicho host for blackmail of girlfriend

Tokyo cops arrest Kabukicho host for blackmail of girlfriend

The host threatened to kill his girlfriend's family if she did not agree to pay 3 million yen…

Money matters: OL-turned-hostess now Kabukicho kyabakura boss

Money matters: OL-turned-hostess now Kabukicho kyabakura boss

The 3 hostess bars run by Ayako Uchino have an accumulated turnover of 500 million yen…

Tokyo cops bust illegal pachinko parlor in Kabukicho

Tokyo cops bust illegal pachinko parlor in Kabukicho

Parlor Monster has collected 40 million yen in revenue since September of last year…

Tokyo cops bust Kabukicho hostess club for attempted overcharging

Tokyo cops bust Kabukicho hostess club for attempted overcharging

Employees at the club demanded 630,000 yen from a customer who only darnk water during a 1-hour session…

Tokyo cops arrest yakuza in bust of illegal porn operation in Kabukicho

Tokyo cops arrest yakuza in bust of illegal porn operation in Kabukicho

The operation collected 78 million yen in revenue over the past year…