CNN Report: Japan’s “Geisha Guys”

http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/04/07/japan.geishas/index.html

This isn’t a date, though. It’s business.

The woman, a successful executive, has joined a growing number of professional women in Japan in forking out from $1,000 to $50,000 a night for male companionship.

They meet their “hosts” in hundreds of clubs that have sprung up around Tokyo – the industry says only compliments are exchanged. The women pay for a man to lavish them with undivided attention.

A reversal of the typical ‘girlfriend experience’?