Maho Yamaguchi. Photo: Instagram

Outcry over Japan’s ‘vicious’ idol industry after NGT48 singer Maho Yamaguchi’s assault allegations go unresolved

  • The 23-year-old went public in January with claims she had been attacked at her home by two men who said they got her address from a bandmate
  • But after an internal investigation, her management agency says it can find no evidence that any member of the group was involved
Topic |   Japan

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Maho Yamaguchi. Photo: Instagram
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Seungri arrives to be questioned over a sex bribery case at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency on March 14. Photo: Reuters
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K-pop scandal goes beyond the industry

  • The revelations involving South Korea’s main cultural export has also exposed the pervasiveness in Korean society of discrimination, abuse and misogyny

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Seungri arrives to be questioned over a sex bribery case at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency on March 14. Photo: Reuters
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