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While there are many gay and lesbian establishments in Tokyo (concentrated mostly in Shinjuku's Ni-chome district), the gay community in Japan is not a vocal one, and in any case, local information in English is hard to come by. A useful website for gay club listings is www.utopia-asia.com/tipsjapn.htm, where you can also order the Utopia Guide to Japan, which covers the gay and lesbian scene in 27 cities in Japan.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.