Casey Baseel reports: Hungers carnal and culinary allegedly satisfied by group operating in capital’s Shibuya district.
Among the words you’re not likely to learn in Japanese class is nyotaimori. Literally meaning “served on a woman’s body,” nyotaimori generally refers to the practice of laying out morsels of sushi on the body of a naked woman.
Much like used panty vending machines, though, the prevalence of nyotaimori in Japan is often greatly exaggerated in foreign media. The vast majority of people in Japan have neither the desire nor opportunity to partake in a nyotaimori meal (though the practice served as the inspiration for one memorable lunch in our office).
However, the Tokyo metropolitan police say they’ve recently broken up a prostitution ring which offered, among other things, nyotaimori services. This group, though, which went by the name Scandal, didn’t use sushi for its nyotaimori meals, but instead covered the woman’s body with curry and rice, according to investigators.
Scandal also offered more mundane sexual services, such as dispatching call girls to customers’ hotel rooms. Primarily active in the Shibuya Ward of Tokyo, a total of eight alleged members of the group, including … (read more)