This old dilapidated brothel-like hotel haunted mansion is actually a soapland (brothels with baths) called the “Queen Chateau Soapland” (クイーンシャトーはソープランド).
They had to close since authorities discovered they actually used illegal immigrants Soaplands are everywhere in Japan, and can be easily found in Kabukicho and Ebisu areas in Tokyo.
You can learn more about the soaplands and the Queen Chateau on Totoro Times.
- 1980 – 198x
- Nihon No Haikyo #54