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Hakata Tenjin ramen in Kabukicho

Hakata Tenjin ramen in Kabukicho

An outlet of the Hakata Tenjin ramen chain in Kabukicho…

Curtain falling on cinema in Kabukicho

Curtain falling on cinema in Kabukicho

The red-light district’s screen total has shrunk from 14 to four in a little over a year…

Curtain falls in Kabukicho

Curtain falls in Kabukicho

The Shinjuku Tokyu Milano theater is home to the remaining four screens in Kabukicho…

Japan’s cunning bottakuri bars con compliant customers

Japan’s cunning bottakuri bars con compliant customers

Osaka 'girl's bars' are a hotbed of trouble…

Drink-spikers return to old hunting grounds in Ueno

Drink-spikers return to old hunting grounds in Ueno

Police crackdowns have led drink-spiking gangs back to Ueno…

Night photos on New Year’s Eve in Tokyo

A selection of photos from New Year's Eve in Tokyo…

Salons supplying sleaze shuttered across Japan

Salons supplying sleaze shuttered across Japan

Law enforcement is sweeping through Japan's legendary entertainment quarters…

Navigating Japan’s nyotaimori netherworld

Navigating Japan’s nyotaimori netherworld

The practice of serving sushi on the body of a naked female's torso has been making inroads outside of Japan…

On the ‘Tokyo Vice’ beat with Jake Adelstein

On the ‘Tokyo Vice’ beat with Jake Adelstein

A chronicle of a 12-year stint working the crime beat at Japan's largest newspaper…

Creative new commerce keeps Kabukicho hopping

Creative new commerce keeps Kabukicho hopping

The red-light district has fallen victim to the recession…