When asked why they're opting out of hooking up, most claim to be too busy with work or content with their platonic friendships alone.And then there's the most extreme example of social opting out: the hikikomori.In Japan, people tend to rely on non-verbal cues more than the literal meaning of messages. There’s nothing wrong with short-term dating and hook-ups.These non-verbal cues are not obvious to everybody. The problems here are the differences in expectation and the dishonesty. Do Japanese women date Indian and other South Asian guys? The easiest way to confirm this is to visit Indian restaurants in Japan.Alongside the names of the DJs and promoters are a detailed set of rules, the most striking of which is "Do not approach girls."Studying the flyer, I wonder if this has something to do with the mysterious "sexless-Japanese-youth-debate" I'd read about.According to media reports, Japan's youth is suffering from a "celibacy syndrome." The statistics are startling. But if you want to leave, let’s leave,’ his girlfriend said.
Over the next thirty years the population is projected to plummet by a third.
Welcome to Aphrodite’s Hostess Club – the Tokyo nightclub where I was paid to flirt and drink with Japanese businessmen. Hostesses aren’t supposed to have sex with customers, but many do.
Beside me a grey-haired Japanese man slides his hand on to my leg. Back in London I’d first learnt about hostessing from my twin sister, who’d worked as a hostess in Tokyo for a few weeks.
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