Suntory Liquors says it will claim a first in local beer-garden history when it opens its stand this week: No alcohol allowed.
The garden at Tokyo's swanky Midtown shopping complex will not be serving any alcoholic beverages. The only beer on tap will be the Japanese brewery's All-Free, of which the alcohol content is 0.000%. There will also be soda, orange juice and tea. That's it.
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)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )