Death of porn starlet Yumika Hayashi landmark event in 50 years of 'pink' cinema
News On Japan via Tokyo Reporter -- Jul 22
With last month being the seven-year anniversary of the death of award-winning porn starlet Yumika Hayashi, Shukan Asahi Geino (July 19) takes a look back at her 400-film career largely in a specialized genre of porn that this year marks the end of its fifth decade. On the morning of June 28, 2005, the 34-year-old's body was discovered by her mother and former boyfriend in the bed of her Tokyo apartment.
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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) |