On Jan. Minegishi is a member of the all-female idol collective AKB48 , which has a strict no-dating policy for all its members. Minegishi’s sin was caught on film by a local weekly magazine, which that same morning published photos of her leaving the apartment of year-old Alan Shirahama, a member of the boy band Generations. Minegishi reportedly made the apology video on her own, but that in itself wasn’t what caught people’s attention. It was Minegishi’s appearance. For the video she had shaved her head, a traditional act of contrition in Japan. Rumors circulated immediately that Minegishi had been “forced” by her management to undergo the humiliating makeover, with many commentators bemoaning the “idol culture” that robbed young stars of their “human rights. Some felt that Minegishi did, in fact, do the responsible thing, while others felt she did not go far enough. She had broken her contract and should have been fired. The purpose of the ban is to reinforce the appeal of AKB idols, whose fans are mostly adult males.
December 2, To be a star in Japan, finding a talent agency — and signing away your freedom — may be the only way to reach your dreams. Is it a price worth paying? For many it can be too tempting an offer to turn down: Sign with a talent agency and you could be on the front cover of Vogue , perform live in front of thousands, or possibly feature in big-budget movies.
She graduated from AKB48 in August and is active as an actress. Rumoured to have invited some male fans to hotel room for a dating party in She denied the rumors on her blog, saying she’s never met Takahiro.
A spotlight is on the murky world of K-Pop following a number of tragedies that have rocked the Korean music industry. South Korea’s hugely successful K-Pop industry has been churning out picture perfect boybands and polished pop princesses since the s. However, in recent years the world of carefully crafted images and catchy chart hits has been tarnished by heart-wrenching tragedy. Earlier this week, K-Pop was sent into mourning once again after singer Sulli was found dead at home aged just Police have since suggested they are investigating the possibility she may have taken her own life.
The tragedy came after Sulli, real name was Choi Jin-ri, retired from music, blaming online abuse, loneliness and exhaustion for her decision to walk away from a successful career. In the first episode of her reality show Jinri Shore, she said: “I was under so much pressure. I often felt scared. We [f x ] felt so much pressure. I did what someone told me to do without knowing the reason The latest tragedy has increased the spotlight on South Korea’s hits factory and the pressures facing young artists working in K-Pop.
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I don’t expect to be forgiven by doing this, but the first thing I thought was that I didn’t want to quit AKB The article in question came out in the Shukan Bunshun magazine last week, and showed alleged photos of Minegishi leaving the house of boy band member Alan Shirahama.
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I really don’t care that much about “48” members dating, truth be told i much prefer the k-pop style of the 5 year dating ban but there are points to be made for the dating ban. But with this potentialy being the first dating scandal since Riripons back in july, i’m more interested in wether the management will do anything about this or will they just let it pass now?
They accepted Riripons anouncement and even wanted her to stay with the group.
Kiritani Mirei, Kasahara Hideyuki rumored to be dating. By series “Natsu no Koi wa Nijiiro ni Kagayaku,” and that they have been dating for about a year now. Previous articleAKB48 receives Megane Best Dresser Award.
By Steve Robson. A Japanese pop star has been forced to cut off all her hair and make a tearful public apology after being caught spending the night with her boyfriend. Minami Minegishi, 20, made the dramatic gesture after a tabloid magazine printed pictures of her leaving his house last week. In an emotional four-minute YouTube video, now viewed almost 5million times, she asks for forgiveness and displays her shaven head, a traditional act of contrition in Japan.
Strict: Members of the popular girl band AKB48 are strictly banned from dating while they are in the group. A member of the popular girl band AKB48, Miss Minegishi explained she decided to cut off her long hair immediately after seeing the photos of her leaving year-old Alan Shirahama’s house with her face hidden behind a surgical mask and a baseball cap. The band has a strict policy that members should not be involved in any romantic or sexual relations and the group’s management agency demoted her to ‘trainee level’ yesterday, according to the band’s official blog.
She said she had been ‘thoughtless and immature’ and had considered quitting the group in shame. I am very sorry. She ends the video by saying: ‘As a senior member of the group, it is my responsibility to be a role model for younger members. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.
AKB48 idol begs for fans’ mercy after breaking dating ban
The member Japanese girl-pop behemoth known as AKB48 will soon pass a big milestone in its already-huge career : performing three sold-out shows from Aug. But the coronation—further cementing the band’s reputation as Japan’s most successful pop export in Asia—also comes with a black eye. Barring a reversal of fortune or clever marketing stunt, Rino Sashihara, a year-old singer who’s been involved with AKB48 since , won’t be part of the Tokyo Dome performance.
Earlier this summer, a man claiming to be her ex-boyfriend approached popular Japanese tabloid newspaper Shukan Bunshun with half-naked photos of the pop star and lurid details of their supposed relationship. Sashihara, one of the group’s most popular members, denied his allegations, but the damage had been done.
The member Japanese girl-pop behemoth known as AKB48 will soon pass a big She had violated a cardinal J-pop rule: no dating. Even rumors of romance are enough to send J-Pop handlers into spin overdrive.
Hiroi Oji is noted for many things. Creating video games like Sega’s Sakura Wars , penning manga and even writing musicals. He’s what Japan calls a “hyper creator”. But he’s now being known for something else entirely. Japanese weekly Shukan Bunshun is running photos of the year-old Oji visiting the residence of year-old AKB48 singer Sayaka Akimoto pictured above.
According to the Shukan Bunshun, shortly after Oji arrived at Sayaka’s residence, the lights were turned off in the apartment. Oji apparently left the next morning. Shukan Bunshun has a long track record at breaking these kinds of stories. In the mids, it photographed several members of pop group Onyanko Club smoking. The girls were underage and immediately booted from the group. Their names were deleted if mentioned on the Onyanko Club television program.
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