Everything Over Rice

Donburi restaurant, Kabuki-chō

Today I walked around Kabuki-chō, taking pictures of where hosts and hostesses and other mizu shōbai workers eat, shop, and relax. From eats to entertainment, the district really does serve up anything you can imagine, over rice.

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