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Shonen: How A Young Japanese Gigolo Learns To Love Life Via Hard Work (film review)

"Shonen" isn't a sweat and tears documentary about the underside of Tokyo's sex industry. It is in fact, a fairy tale that showcases the sexual prowess of Tohri Matsuzaka, who…

Sex, Marshmallows and Cryptocurrency

Here is a trilogy of articles about porn, love, bondage, dominatrix, cryptocurrency, Japan and marshmallows. It’s been a hard week. BDSM For Cheap https://t.co/xxI3cAoHmN White Day https://t.co/ZCVtcurBcD The Price of…

The x-rated happenings in Japan’s “Happening Bars”

Now, I know what you are thinking. No weird orgy, threesome, chains, whips or blindfolds? In happening bars, all the aforementioned do not necessarily happen. Nobody is forced to do…

The Realities and “Legal Slavery” of Japan’s Porn Industry

業界全体で知らなかっては済まされないほど若い女性や男性が無理やりポルノに出演させられている現状が我々などの支援団体は目の当たりにしている。ファッションモデル契約と聞いて契約に同意したのに、当日にいきなりポルノ出演と聞かされ台本を渡され、帰りたいやめたいと懇願しても数百万円の違約金を払えと脅され屈する、若干10代の若者たち。使い捨てにされ、その後の進学・就職や結婚にも大きな影響が出ている。

What’s really obscene in Japan? It shouldn’t be the vagina.

A vagina shaped boat. A blueprint for printing a vagina on 3D printer you have to download to see. Is it more obscene than these replicas of porn star vaginas…

Tokyo Pop: See it, believe it, breathe it. (Especially if you’re human sculpture)

"Tokyo is a place where tradition and new trends exist side by side. There are zones in the city that have specific character and others where everything is possible. From…

Why I Stood Up To A Sexual Predator “Pick-Up Artist” and How We Took Him Down

I was outraged, with him especially. How dare he violate these Japanese women's' spaces! How dare he pass on his disgusting views and methods onto other men! This guy was…

The difference between a pick-up artist & getting picked up for crimes in Japan.

It’s one thing to teach dubious techniques to socially inadequate men on how to bed women; it’s another thing to grab Japanese women and force their face into your crotch.…

Has a Russian sexual predator been on the loose in Hokkaido?

In perhaps the most chilling of his comments, Lennikov describes systematically raping a woman after inviting her to spend a vacation in Japan. Lennikov writes: "Back in Russia, when I…

On Modern Slavery: Thoughts on Human Trafficking

[Not only do I find it personally abhorrent, but intellectually, it] is a terrible exploit of labor that robs women, men and children of their freedom and dignity. In fact,…