Hostess Clubs - Everything about the needy bar

Do you know the Hostess Club? In Japan they are called kyabakura (キャバクラ) which can be translated as Cabaret. In these bars, men usually interact with a hostess, who is a beautiful and sexy girl. In these bars you spend your time drinking while talking to this beautiful girl about things of daily life or of your interest. They are paid to laugh at your jokes, listen to your problems, look and show interest in you.

Unlike other Western bars, a Japanese hostess is usually full of rules. It is not common to have contact with the girl or to know her real name. They are like the Geisha, are present only to entertain without any kind of prostitution, sensual dance, nudity, massage or touch. There are also hostesses for women with male hosts.

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Curiosities about Hostesses

The men who usually go to these places, besides paying a fee to talk to the girl, they usually buy drinks for her. These girls also earn commissions for those drinks that they manage to sell, most of the times they ask for soft drinks to be able to work normally.


There are other versions of Hostess where men can touch girls (from the waist up) and have hot conversations. These places are called seku-kyabakura ”or“ ichya-kyabakura. They are not usually common, since the government prohibits these types of establishments. However, there are many establishments and bars with sexy dances, strips and even a bar in this style where you can touch the six of the hostesses. There are also Snack Bar where girls are encouraged to flirt and serve male customers, thus attracting increasingly needy men.


There are several services of the kind to end the Japanese need. It wasn't just the geishas of the past or the current hostesses, the Maid-Café, Cosplay-Café and even dating services with girls without sex, just to go to Karaoke or cinema happen in Japan.

Some men end up spending up to $ 30,000 a night on expensive drinks or gifts for their hostesses. The salary of a hostess is great, they usually make more than 3,000 yen an hour.

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The lie behind the Hostess

The girls are just doing their job, but it is undeniable to say that the men end up having fantasies, or being happy with the girls' work. Many Japanese are needy and need people to listen to their problems and praise them, there comes the hostess of the hostess clubs. They often say things like:

  • You are so cool;
  • You are smart;
  • You are beautiful;
  • You are so mature;
Hostess clubs - all about the needy bar

But in reality they don't even care for you, they are just doing their job. Sometimes it can happen that a girl is being sincere, some even managed to win over girls who worked at Hostess. Others manage to hire her for extra services (͡ ° ͜ʖ ͡ °) after hours. The fact is that many men end up falling in love with hostess girls and as many are rich, they end up winning several expensive gifts.

Working at a Hostess Club is not considered a bad thing. Most of the girls who work there say it's the same as being a restaurant waitress. ” The only thing a hostess does is talk, sit and serve drinks. This work requires more psychology than maintaining morality.

Is that you? What do you think of this service? Would you dare to attend one? Do you really think that the people who frequent this place are needy or just looking for a place to drink and talk? We appreciate your comments and shares.