One has to be able to read Japanese in order to make these distinctions.
Due to current Japanese statutes, the only type of venue that offers Full Service as part of its official menu is the Soapland.
Although standard hostess bars aren't usually referred to as fuzoku-type venues, publications that cover the fuzoku industry devote some analysis to numerous lower-grade hostess bars and hostess-related bars that offer sexual services.
No need to say that sex industry in Japan is a huge business.
In Japan, the "sex industry" is not synonymous with prostitution.
Since Japanese law defines prostitution as "intercourse with an unspecified person in exchange for payment," most sex clubs offer only non-coital services to remain legal.
" This motto/philosophy extends to the Fuzoku industry, which means the general level of service is high.
The Girl Friend Experience [GFE] at many pay-for-play venues isn't uncommon.