There, teenagers in school uniform sell their time to passers-by, while their minders hover in the background. Men pay to hold hands, go for a walk or have a cup of coffee with the girls. Some even pay to sleep on a girl's lap. Japan is also home to "JK cafes", where adult men pay to hang out with underage girls the age of consent in Japan is In some cafes, men can also pay for "walking dates" — time with the girls away from the cafe. What happens in that time is up to the girls and their clients. One customer shows Stacey his favourite girl, a year-old with long, light brown hair and a thick fringe. Until child pornography was legal to own in Japan. The law has changed, but the sexualisation of minors continues. Stacey asks a Chaku Ero producer who wanted to remain anonymous how young the girls in his shoots are.
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TOKYO -- It is perfectly legal to have sex with a year-old here in Japan's capital, which is why police can't do much about Aya and a growing number of school girls like her. She began commuting regularly from her suburban home to ply her body, lured by the cash she spent on restaurants, miniskirts and trips to Tokyo Disneyland. You may change your billing preferences at any time in the Customer Center or call Customer Service. You will be notified in advance of any changes in rate or terms. You may cancel your subscription at anytime by calling Customer Service. Skip to Main Content Skip to Search. News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services. Dow Jones. To Read the Full Story.
K urumin Aroma felt like her life was over at just Fast forward eight years and Aroma looks back at the episode with crushing regret. But she is determined to weaponize the ensuing trauma to help stop others from becoming, like her, one of the hundreds of young Japanese women coerced into pornography by tricksters masquerading as legitimate modeling agents. The coercion of young women into pornography and prostitution has become an epidemic in Japan, where the fetishization of adolescence is disturbingly common and legal protections for children shockingly lax. Ten years ago most of those she helped came from abroad, but today the bulk of cases that come before her charity comprise teenage runaways and abuse victims from Japan.