Roppongi club beating death over non-repayment of loan to gangsters
News On Japan via Tokyo Reporter -- Sep 11
Last week's beating death of restaurant manager Ryosuke Fujimoto in Tokyo's Roppongi entertainment district was over non-repayment of a business loan, reports Friday (Sep. 21).
Early on September 2, a group of 10 men in ski masks and armed with metal bats arrived at club Flower and assaulted Fujimoto, who was drinking in the club's VIP room with a party of five or six persons.
Footage released by police shows nine men, many in dark jackets and pants, moving toward Flower at 3:40 a.m. The suspects are seen fleeing the scene in two vans at 3:45 a.m.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)