A high school girl (17) was arrested for stalking Taiko Sasaki (20), a member of Johnny’s Jr. group “7 MEN Samurai,” in Yokohama City by May 18. A high school girl (17) was arrested for stalking Daiko Sasaki (20), a member of the “7 MEN Samurai” group. She was suspected of ambushing him four times over a period of about a month and threatening him with a cutter knife in Shibuya station. She reportedly told interrogators that she fell in love at first sight on the street and could think of nothing but Mr. Sasaki.
The reason for the crime, that he attacked her because he liked her too much, was taken up as a shocking incident, but in fact, this kind of incident often occurs in Kabukicho.
When talking with the host, he said, “They identified my house, broke the window glass, and broke in,” or “I lent them my AirPods and they broke in. From there, Bluetooth kept track of their whereabouts. or “I received chocolates for Valentine’s Day that were laced with menstrual blood. A woman who ran out of money to go to a host club and was ambushed in front of the club after hours is just the beginning. Incidents involving minor assaults or incidents that require the police to be dispatched to the scene also occur on a daily basis.
For example, an attempted murder case in May 2007 was widely covered by the media. A woman working at a girls’ bar in Kabukicho stabbed the host with a kitchen knife. The hostess stated that she was in love with him and couldn’t help it. The sight of her bloodied body at the entrance of her apartment drew a great deal of attention.
In June last year, a famous cabaret club girl in Kabukicho stabbed her friend’s female boyfriend with a knife, and the scene was shown on a video streaming service. She screamed, “If you don’t kill me, I won’t be happy!” the man’s moaning, and the friend’s crying. …… These and many more were streamed in real time on the Internet.
Words such as “I love you so much I want to stab you” and “I love you so much I want to kill you” are a kind of expression of affection in Kabukicho, and it is common to receive lines from hosts saying, “When we die, let’s stab each other and swear eternal love ♡” or something similar. It is common to receive a line from a host saying, “When we die, let’s stab each other and vow to love each other forever ♡. However, it is in Kabukicho that many men and women actually go so far as to stab each other.
An interesting YouTube clip of a host that was released a while back shows a woman being stabbed to death by a host. The host who was stabbed by a female customer with a kitchen knife and taken to the hospital was closely followed. The title of the video is “Fear that Lurks in the World of Hosts. In the video, a host who was stabbed by a client in February of this year is interviewed.
A customer who was banned from the store came to the store and threatened him. He went to the customer’s house after business hours and after discussions broke down, he was assaulted, hit on the head with a wine bottle, and wielded a kitchen knife. He was injured in the abdomen and hand, and was taken to the hospital after calling the police.
At the moment he was stabbed, his thought was, “If I put this up on social media, it will create a buzz and bring in more customers. In fact, he continued to update his Twitter feed while covered in blood from the stabbing, hoping to increase his name recognition. He is a host with a strong business spirit.
Perhaps paralyzed by these frequent incidents, the residents of Kabukicho are unperturbed by a few injuries. One of the host’s acquaintances lost his earlobe after his piercing was pulled out in a struggle with a client. He said matter-of-factly, “I was thinking of getting a nose job, but first I need an earlobe. I laughed and listened to him, but a few days later, my earring was ripped off at a bar, and I learned anew just how crazy Kabukicho can be.
Born in Tokyo in 2000.
After attending an integrated school in Tokyo from elementary school to high school, he went on to Keio University.
He has been going to Kabukicho since he was 15 years old and has a wide range of personal connections.
At the university, he is studying sociology of the downtown area including Kabukicho.
His book, ” Pien” to shakai” (“The Disease of ‘Pien’: Consumption and Approval of the SNS Generation”) is now on sale.