Weekly Discoveries 2021 05 23
Short (sometimes) videos or stories about interesting Japanese culture, language, entertainment, and many other things.
If you’d like to read about Kabukicho, Metropolis Japan has a story about a woman that works as a ‘bunny girl’. Hear what she has to say about working in this type of industry.
Interesting documentary about the last cabaret in Kabukicho. The “Rotary” cabaret lasted for 53 years until the pandemic hit in 2020. The manager of the cabaret had worked in these types of business for 62 years. See what it is, and was, like to run a business in the adult entertainment district of Kabukicho. (24 minutes)
Get a look into the Kabukicho area of Tokyo with a Korean photographer who has documented the area through 20 years of photos. He describes how the area has changed, yet remained the same since ‘clean-up’ of the are began in 2004. (19 minutes)