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Compensated Dating in Japan: Older Men Dating High School Girls?

‘Enjo kosai’ (援助交際) is a form of compensated dating, which is also known as enko (援交). This is a phenomenon that started around the 1990’s in Japan but has spread to other Asian countries such as Taiwan and South Korea. Compensated dating is the practice of a man dating a young woman, where the man…

How to Stay Safe in the Exciting Shinjuku Kabukicho, Tokyo’s Red Light District

When someone mentions Japan, what do you initially think of? Think about what first comes to mind when you think about this country. Most people’s reactions seem to be divided into four categories when they hear this word. The first category is “interesting, rich culture”, where people think about things like samurai and ninja culture,…