A look back at the influential actress found dead in her Tokyo apartment in 2005
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Photos show a female desk editor coming and going between president Tsuneo Kita's apartment building
Fees start at ¥6,000 per hour
Yoshiwara is being hit hard, introduces the '¥10,000 soapland'
Since last autumn, demand at clubs began to drop precipitously
An erotic diary entry as published in weekly tabloid Shukan Bunshun
Ladies are providing services in parks and one-room apartments
Upper-end pricing reached ¥1.5 million for 300 minutes
Team manager paid ¥100 million to gangsters who blackmailed him over an extramarital affair
Suspect told police, 'I did it for the benefit of old people'