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8.4.15

On The Line: Simon Ostrovsky and Jake Adelstein Discuss 'Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan'

VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky and contributor Jake Adelstein joined 'On The Line' to discuss the new documentary 'Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan.'

7.29.15

Inside a Tokyo JK Cafe (Excerpt from ‘Schoolgirls for Sale’)

In this excerpt, Simon Ostrovsky goes inside a 'JK Cafe' in Akihabara, Tokyo where high-school aged schoolgirls are paid to provide company to men of all ages.

7.23.15

The Japanese All-Girl Idol Group and Their Older Male Fan Base (Extra Scene From 'Schoolgirls for Sale')

In this extra scene, Simon Ostrovsky interviews a member of the all-girl idol group Akishibu about Japanese schoolgirl culture and their older male fan base.

7.20.15

Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan

Japan’s obsession with cutesy culture has taken a dark turn, with schoolgirls now offering themselves for “walking dates” with adult men. VICE News investigates.

7.20.15

In Japan, Teenage Girls Folding Paper Cranes Has Taken on a Whole New Meaning

From the streets of Tokyo to the enormously popular all-girl group AKB48, the sexual exploitation of teenage girls is a readily accepted industry.

7.13.15

Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan (Trailer)

Coming soon: Japan’s obsession with cutesy culture has taken a dark turn, with schoolgirls now offering themselves for “walking dates” with adult men. VICE News investigates.

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