A Tale of Two Host Clubs: Yaoh vs The Great Happiness Space

They live fast, drink hard and have more game than a pachinko parlour.

Some say that hosts are good-for-nothing cads who live off women but for those who love ’em, they’re a therapist, boy toy and rock star rolled in one. In the interest of research (but of course), I recently watched Yaoh and the British documentary The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief to get a better understanding of the subject.

So, low-life gigolos or cold-eyed casanovas out to make a killing? I’ll leave it to you to decide but suffice it to say: Toto, we’re not in Ouran anymore.  (more…)