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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…

Slapdash sanitation brings naked sushi shop to a sickening stop

Slapdash sanitation brings naked sushi shop to a sickening stop

Consuming sushi from atop a naked female's stomach can be hazardous to your health…

Kiyoshi Awazu (1929-2009): pioneering Japanese graphic artist

Kiyoshi Awazu (1929-2009): pioneering Japanese graphic artist

Consistently considered among the upper echelon of Japanese graphic designers, largely influenced by pop culture…

Arrest reflects Japan’s interest in ‘modified’ Korean men

Arrest reflects Japan’s interest in ‘modified’ Korean men

The crumbling Korean won has lured numerous new-halfs to Japan…