Recent and archived articles by Julian Ryall
Matchmaking has long been an accepted part of Japanese society but an ageing society, fewer children being born and stagnant wages have combined to sharply curtail the number of eligible singles
‘I have tolerated them for years but as I don’t want to rent to them now I decided to charge them 10 times as much’
Julian Ryall in Tokyo
One of Japan’s underworld groups is planning to branch out and provide bodyguards and security personnel for businesses in Southeast Asia.
He reportedly confessed that he copied a tactic depicted in an adult manga comic
The issue of women being molested on trains has long been a problem in Japan