Love hotels in Kabukicho Tokyo Japan - Stock image
Asia, City Street, Japan, Kabuki-cho, Neon
Tokyo, Japan - October 15, 2012: Love Hotels in Kabukicho Shinjuku Tokyo Japan. Kabukicho is one of the most known red light districts in the world. Not only sex related business but also gambling, restaurants shops and other business thrive in these streets that are very known for the hostess and host clubs. Although prostitution in Japan is illegal many legal holes and loose enforcement have not affected the sex industry. Prostitution can only be prosecuted if there is coitus involved. All other kinds of paid sexual activity cannot be prosecuted under the Anti Prostitution law approved in 1956. The purpose if these short stay hotels very popular in Japan is to provide intimacy for couples for sexual activities. Many of this hotels are very colorful and have a lot of neon signs to attract attention. On the outside the prices depending on the time of the stay and photos of the rooms are displayed. There is little interaction with staff to maintain as much discretion as possible.