Asia, Japan, Japanese Script, Kabuki-cho, Non-Western Script
Tokyo, Japan - October 15, 2012: People walking at night 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.