Japanese anime character Sailor Moon.

Why is syphilis booming in Japan – and what’s Sailor Moon got to do with it?

  • Cases of the disease have hit a 50-year high despite the best efforts of anime character Sailor Moon. And even before the Olympics comes to town, some Japanese are blaming the tourists
Topic |   Sex and relationships

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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.