A hostess club is a type of night club found primarily in Japan. They employ primarily female staff and cater to men seeking drinks and attentive conversation. The modern host club is a similar type of establishment where primarily male staff attend to women. Hostesses light cigarettes, provide beverages for men, offer flirtatious conversation, and sing karaoke to entertain customers. Hostesses can be seen as the modern counterpart of geishas , providing entertainment to groups of salarymen after work. A club will often also employ a female bartender, who is usually well-trained in mixology , and may also be the manager or mamasan [ citation needed ].
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Same-sex sexual activity was criminalised only briefly in Japan's history between and , after which a localised version of the Napoleonic Penal Code was adopted with an equal age of consent. In October , The Guardian media newspaper reported that short-stay hotels within Japan still discriminated against gay men with partners - even though it is illegal under Japanese hotel-stay laws. Japan is the only country within the G7 to still not recognise same-sex couples at all legally. Japan's culture and major religions do not have a history of hostility towards homosexuality. A law allowing transgender individuals to change their legal gender post- sex reassignment surgery and sterilization was passed in Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is banned in certain cities, including Tokyo.
When panko, Japanese bread crumbs, first appeared here, American cooks leaped to embrace their spiky crunch. The first article about it in the New York Times appeared in But how could breadcrumbs arrive from Japan, a land without bread?
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