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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…

Tabloid ventures to Kabukicho to determine why chubby chicks are finding favor

Tabloid ventures to Kabukicho to determine why chubby chicks are finding favor

At Pearls For A Pig, staff members weigh over 80 kilograms…

Tokyo cops raid illegal Kabukicho pachinko parlor, arrest 12

Tokyo cops raid illegal Kabukicho pachinko parlor, arrest 12

Slot parlor Thunder collected 100,000 yen in revenue each day…

Tokyo strip club busted for public indecency attracts many Chinese fans

Tokyo strip club busted for public indecency attracts many Chinese fans

Kabukicho TS Music collects approximately 200 million yen annually from Chinese visitors alone…

Porn actress among 11 arrested in Kabukicho strip club bust

Porn actress among 11 arrested in Kabukicho strip club bust

Crackdown is due to Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics…

Crackdowns can’t stop Tokyo’s underground gambling

Crackdowns can’t stop Tokyo’s underground gambling

For the well heeled, baccarat is the game of choice…

Tokyo cops reluctant to crack down on foreign club touts over racism fears

Tokyo cops reluctant to crack down on foreign club touts over racism fears

Nigerian manager of a Kabukicho club was arrested in December on theft charges…