Women in the trade are often victims of assault and robbery
An erotic diary entry as published in weekly tabloid Shukan Bunshun
Known in the trade as 'the mythical shaft master'
'I used to say that I am making as much in one month as Ichiro makes in a year'
Loan amounts will be limited to less than one-third of borrowers' annual incomes
Films are targeting foreign coin by exploiting interests in exotic Asia
Hotel is known as a Mecca for newlyweds, those engaging in affairs, escort ladies and participants in sex parties
Participants at the Sanja Matsuri in Asakusa, Tokyo
Salarymen are not forgoing the pleasures of visits to sex shops; they've just reduced their outlays