Quick review of old school Hostess Club "G1" in Ginza. Entry fee is usually 12,000Y for 90 minutes, 3000Y for 30 minute extensions beyond that. Small, nice interior, not quite as nice as the more upscale Chinese Hostess Clubs, but classy enough. These old school clubs are dying off in the bad economy, so it's usually not so crowded; more girls than guys, about 3/4 Japanese clients, 1/4 Gaijin. Girls are a mix of East Europeans with a few Japanese and Filipinas. Most are older, from late 20s to 40 or so; most of the East Europeans are tall, leggy, several are really hot. Good Japanese and English speakers, several are quite intelligent and interesting. If you're an intelligent, attractive Gaijin (I'm 47), you'll be very popular. You can keep a girl with you for an extra 3000Y, or just roll with the musical chairs every 15-20 minutes or so. They'll ask for bar drinks of course, but there's not so much pressure. Your drinks are covered, of course. Lots of flirting, light fondling, but again, this is old school mizu shobai, not a strip or sex club. I've been 4 times, and probably could have arranged to go out with a girl at closing time twice. The girls give cards to try and attract regular clients, and I have offers from two so far to meet offline, but haven't had a chance yet. Costs ranged from about 35,000Y the first time I went (stayed about 3 hours) to 65,000Y the last time ( 4 hours with champagne and multiple girls). If you've never been to one of these places, try it once for 90 minutes just for the hell of it, its an interesting cultural experience. If you have the money and enjoy this type of "party on demand", then G1 is not a bad place to have fun. Safe, fairly upscale (you need to dress appropriately), and attractive if a little older women.