Feminine men with more hairspray than your average Japanese lady – it must be host boys!
This is the male counterpart to the seedy and infamous hostess clubs, where men pay for the attention and flattery of female hostesses.
A little more classy and humorous – women pay for the company and conversation of male hosts
It can get expensive but there are usually deals for first timers.
The host-image is portrayed by the band ‘Club Prince’. Especially in their song Love Dokkyun:
Often found in red-light districts, and especially Kabukicho, you can see them for yourself on the streets hustling rich ladies into their clubs.