Hana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: TwitterHana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: Twitter
Hana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: Twitter

Japan looks at new laws after Hana Kimura’s death, but can it stamp out its bullying culture?

  • Cyberbullying was blamed for the death of the wrestler and star of the Netflix show Terrace House, prompting the Japanese government to take action
  • But counselling services say bullying is almost ingrained in Japanese society, and many are reluctant to get involved in other people’s problems
Topic |   Japan
Hana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: TwitterHana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: Twitter
Hana Kimura, a professional wrestler and cast member of popular reality TV show Terrace House, died on Saturday, apparently after becoming the target of cyberbullying. Photo: Twitter
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