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Murder investigation launched in death of host in Kabukicho

Murder investigation launched in death of host in Kabukicho

On June 24, emergency services received a call about a man found collapsed and bleeding from his head…

Shinjuku tout ban a ‘performance’ prior to bid for 2020 Olympics

Shinjuku tout ban a ‘performance’ prior to bid for 2020 Olympics

Starting in September, the ward began implementing a ban on street solicitation to prevent customers from being overcharged…

Ban on street solicitation in Shinjuku not slowing down Kabukicho’s touts

Ban on street solicitation in Shinjuku not slowing down Kabukicho’s touts

Starting in September, touts in Kabukicho have been banned from talking up potential customers in the streets…

Internet casino in Kabukicho busted, 2 arrested

Internet casino in Kabukicho busted, 2 arrested

Club Haran is estimated to have earned 60 million yen in revenue since last December…

Terrorism fears could mean end of Kabukicho in run up to 2020 Olympics

Terrorism fears could mean end of Kabukicho in run up to 2020 Olympics

Authorities fear the red-light area will harbor terrorists…

Nigerian owner of Kabukicho club arrested for drugging, ripping off customers

Nigerian owner of Kabukicho club arrested for drugging, ripping off customers

The club is believed to have stolen approximately 300 million yen from customers…

Photographer chronicles yakuza, violence in Tokyo’s Kabukicho

Photographer chronicles yakuza, violence in Tokyo’s Kabukicho

While a clean-up campaign began in April of 2004 the red-light district remains as vibrant as ever…

Korean club manager in Kabukicho busted for welfare fraud

Korean club manager in Kabukicho busted for welfare fraud

The suspect allegedly received 8.4 million yen in welfare payments between September 2008 and April of this year…

Tokyo broker for Thai hostesses busted for wrongful employment

Tokyo broker for Thai hostesses busted for wrongful employment

The suspects allegedly made false claims on the visa applications of Thai women…

Tokyo cops arrest 4 suspects in Kabukicho for sale of uncensored porn DVDs

Tokyo cops arrest 4 suspects in Kabukicho for sale of uncensored porn DVDs

The DVDs were reportedly being sold at a rate of 50 discs for 20,000 yen…