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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…

Tohoku red-light town looks to Tokyo’s Kabukicho for revival

Tohoku red-light town looks to Tokyo’s Kabukicho for revival

Businesses in Sendai have come together to change the image of the Kokubuncho district…

Lactating ladies nurse customers at Kabukicho milk bar

Lactating ladies nurse customers at Kabukicho milk bar

A way to take pub-crawling to a whole new dimension…

Hosts in Kabukicho

Hosts in Kabukicho

Hosts look for clients near Ichiban-gai in Tokyo's Kabukicho entertainment district…

Capturing the heart of Kabukicho

Capturing the heart of Kabukicho

A homeless four-year-old girl lives in the center of Tokyo's biggest red-light district…

Tour buses make special stops in Tokyo red-light district

Tour buses make special stops in Tokyo red-light district

Cops raid gambling dens in Kabukicho…

Urban struggle: Tokyo’s tussle with preservation of architecture

Urban struggle: Tokyo’s tussle with preservation of architecture

Japan’s landmark properties are in danger with calls for preservation are being crushed by developers’ wrecking balls…

To get wet with a gaijin, head for the hills

To get wet with a gaijin, head for the hills

Authorities have been cracking down on red-light districts in the greater Tokyo area…