Tag Archives: Japanese host club

September 03

You’re Never Too Young To Start The Training

Yes, young padawan, if you want to grow up to be a powerful host club master, it is never to early to start the training. Faux Louis Vuitton sandals: check. Silver studded black vest: check. Hair waxed, sprayed and bleached to perfection: check, check, check! The Force is strong in this one. This photo is […]

August 02

How About A Hot Night Out At The Club Gosick?

In most countries, you might end up worshipping at the porcelain shrine of the Club Gosick at the end of an unfortunate night of clubbing, but in Japan – the land where “thin” is pronounced “sin” – you’d be in for an evening of luxurious Lestat-style hostboy attention instead! Curious about what a night of […]

July 13

Perfect Summer Kimonos For Guys With Purple Hair

Glam is not usually a word that comes to mind when describing the traditional summer kimonos known as yukata, but Vice Fairy, my favorite host brand, outdoes themselves again this summer with the shiniest come-hither yukatas ever! Paired with obi belts that look more like scarves gone wild, this season’s offerings are sure to make […]

May 12

A Day In The Life: What’s It Like To Be A Host?

Join veteran host Sakura-san as he teaches his new recruit “Yua-kun” the ropes! First, a run-down of a typical day in Yua’s life: 11:00 a.m.: Wake up* Noon: Go to the hair salon to get his tresses waxed, teased, arranged and sprayed. 1:00 p.m.: Go home and relax until it’s time to go to work […]

April 22

Tokyo At Night: Kabuki-chō

In Kabuki-chō, the day starts when the sun goes down. The streets are thronged with those who are looking for a good time, and those who are looking to provide it. I got to know this area pretty well when I was researching Fallen Angel, the second book in my mystery series, because it mostly […]

April 09

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Host Fashion

One of the first things you notice about hosts is that they don’t dress like Western guys who are out on the prowl. Hosts aim to deliver the Japanese version of a customer’s secret fantasy, and being swept away by a handsome prince or Wild One on his motorcycle is what makes many Japanese ladies’ hearts […]

April 07

How Do I Find A Good Host Club?

It’s a well-kept secret that there’s a website with listings for host clubs in cities all over Japan. It’s called HostXHost. Naturally, it’s in Japanese…but fear not! I can show you how to navigate the highways and byways to get a feel for the hosts and their clubs! Here’s what the home screen looks like. […]