NGT48

Japanese boy tries to wipe away the tears of assaulted idol singer he sees crying on TV

A heartbreaking gesture of kindness for a woman in an industry that often doesn’t treat its performers like people.

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Idol group that covered up singer’s attack by fans at home dismantles team system for “relaunch”

NGT48 shakeup comes after months of scandal.

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Idol says her on-stage apology after being attacked was something her managers forced her to do

NGT48 members says she was told that if she didn’t apologize, another idol would be made to read a letter of apology for her.

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Idol singer who was attacked at home removes affiliation with idol group from Twitter profile

As NGT48 announces new concerts, Maho Yamaguchi and three others seem to be distancing themselves from the unit.

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Idol manager resigns after attack on singer, company claims no group members broke law

Management company explains slow response, maintains no members of NGT48 illegally supplied attackers with victim’s home address.

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Japanese idol singer who was attacked at home makes on-stage apology for “causing commotion”

”You didn’t do anything wrong!” shout fans as management confirms attackers were helped by information provided by another idol.

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“It doesn’t feel like I’m alive” – Idol breaks silence after two male fans attack her at home

After men are released and management fails to address problem to her satisfaction, she says “I don’t want anyone else to have to go through this.”

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McDonald’s offering massive 48-McNuggest bucket in Japan, but true idol fans need to eat 1,200

Because why stop at 40 pieces when you could order 48, or just keep going into quadruple digits to really support your favorite Japanese idol singer?

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AKB48 founder plans Japan48 idol group for Olympics, Phillipines spinoff

AKB48 founder and producer Yasushi Akimoto announced the formation of the Niigata-based idol group NGT48 at the “AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035″ event in Tokyo on Sunday. His aim in creating another local group, he says, is to ultimately form an idol group called “Japan48” by the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan48 will draw its members from each of the local “48 groups.”

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