WaiWai: Sex, rape & slaves inserted in sick holiday menu

This article is reproduced from the discontinued, but much loved Mainichi Waiwai column by Ryann Connell. Read more about this at the bottom of this article.

Note: Japanese Translation for this article can be found below.

Outbound travel has been hit hard this year by such factors as the war on Iraq and the SARS outbreak, but plenty of Japanese have headed overseas on underground tours involving sex, slavery and savagery, according to Tokusatsu Shinsengumi.Japanese used to their peaceful lives in their sheltered archipelago would be horrified to learn what goes on in developing countries.Many overseas travelers are on the lookout for something new and, in poorer parts of the world, they’re likely to find locals willing to supply them with illegal options to their tours provided the price is right.Take Indonesia, the magazine suggests as an example.

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