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“Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara): This is a particularly exceptional Japanese production which shows bone chilling scenes of a little girl who all she ever wanted was to have a mother, even after death!”
“Forty years on, and the mizu shobai, or “water trade”, has come to evolve once more: catering exclusively for female clientele …”
“Miura claims that one of the reasons so many mizu shobai girls spend their hard-earned money on host clubs is that hosts are the only men in their lives who will promise to marry them.”
“In other words, the host club is not a product of a wider social need, but an auxiliary organization of the mizu shobai world — almost like a “company store.””
“Also, I believe the bars were chiefly not concentrated around Ikebukuro but were more widely distributed over the city of Tokyo - although of course likely predominantly situated in and around Kabuki-cho and Ni-chome gay district as part of the ‘water trade’ (mizu-shoubai) - so it not strictly true to say they were founded on “fujoshi turf” (sorry to quibble!)”
“They are mostly a way to drain money out of the pockets of mizu shobai workers and act as a way to keep mizu shobai workers from losing their minds.”
“In short, one-fifth of young Japanese women aged 15 to 22 apparently hoped to work in the mizu shōbai industry.”
“Another example would be, the mob ties also makes much more opportunity and pressure for struggling actresses to work in the mizu shobai world.”
“The values of the gyaru subculture — in terms of sexuality, future hopes, and gender dynamics — are much more conducive to mizu shobai than any others.”
“I do think that the mizu shobai industry does have a great recruiting spiel right now: go around the barriers and live a middle-class life.”
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The culture, the words, the idiosyncracies of Japan.
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