john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,227 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Surprise in Japan - Shinjuku's sex toy shop Poem by john tiong chunghoo


shinjuku sex shop
it's more interesting to buy
one staffer quips

The sex shops paraded rubbery sex toys all over. It was my first visit to a sex shop and was quite thrilled by the openness Japanese had towards such merchandise. The staffer was a woman. Shinjuku Kabukicho is one large red light area so such shops are found in the area. Perhaps she knew I am not a Japanese and tried to put a light joke on my visit. She knew it would be hard to sell me an item. But that was a surprise, a Japanese woman trying to sell something quite 'offensive' to a man and being quite cheeky about it.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Edited: Sunday, December 05, 2010

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