Tag Archives: sexuality

On Being a Total Creep in Japan

The creepiness of men in Japan (homegrown and imported) has become something of a standing joke. The male expats are creepy, and it’s a joke. Japanese men leer on the subway, and it’s a joke. Dance floors in Japan are … Continue reading

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On Going to a Gay Bar in Japan

The night starts by asking a cab driver to take you to a school. It’s 11 p.m. and you have no business going to a school at 11 p.m. on a Saturday night, so the driver heads toward the school … Continue reading

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J-Cin Sundays: “The Great Happiness Space” – Illusion and Reality in the Japanese Sex Industry

Title: The Great Happiness Space Director: Jake Clennell Year: 2006 Notes: This isn’t a “Japanese Film” per se, it’s a British Documentary on a Japanese cultural phenomenon. For some reason there’s no trailers online, but you can find the entire movie streaming if you … Continue reading

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