Tokyo Hostess

Tokyo Hostess : Inside the shocking world of Tokyo nightclub hostessing

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The ambition of Tokyo businessman Joji Obara was to have sex with five hundred women. He set up a kind of date-rape production line to do it - the horrible workings of which would become infamous in the course of a sensational trial.'In recent years, a number of high profile murder cases involving Western women who work as hostesses in Tokyo nightclubs have attracted the attention of the media. 'Gaijin' generally means 'foreign' or 'non-Japanese'. This book focuses on the victims of businessman Joji Obara, who was controversially acquitted of the murder of Lucie Blackman but jailed for that of Carita Ridgway. Samantha Ridgway, Carita's sister, and the Blackman family never gave up their fight for justice and finally Obara was jailed. But there are many more tragic stories of the men who prey on the gaijin girls...
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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748112081
  • 9780748112081

About Clare Campbell

Clare Campbell is a journalist who has worked for the Daily Mail and Marie Claire.
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