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In Japan, It’s Not uncommon For Successful Women To Rent a Boyfriend For a Few Cocktails & Companionship!

In Japan, it’s not uncommon for successful women to pay attractive young men huge sums of money for a few cocktails and an hour of platonic companionship. VICE in conjunction with Schweppes sends correspondent Joel Cornell to Shibuya to explore this strange world and to find out if he can cut it as a professional boyfriend for hire.

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Is it true that you are one of the people who had a forever alone Christmas? Do you wish you have somebody close by to hold your hand, compliment you and amuse you, to have discussions and suppers with?

However, regardless of how much you needed a sweetheart, is love ended up being extremely tricky or you fear responsibility? Well stress no more. For several hours you can contract or “rent” a beau in Japan.


These clubs or kyabakura are a typical culture in Japan.However, not at all like most red light district houses everywhere,kyabakuras are just for entertainment.The tasks of a host: Compliment, talk and entertain the customer, serve beverages and nourishment.