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News category: scandals-issues

AKB48 & Sister Groups Beef Up Security Following Attack

AKB48 & Sister Groups Beef Up Security Following Attack

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Posted on 26 May, 2014 at 09:27 pm by Aysohmay · 11 comments
After being attacked by a saw-wielding man, AKB48 and its sister groups are stepping up security to prevent another tragedy from happening.
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AKB48's Attacker Confesses To Attempted Murder

AKB48's Attacker Confesses To Attempted Murder

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 10:22 pm by Aysohmay · 15 comments
The man who attacked AKB48 members with a hand saw, Umeta Satoru, has admitted to attempted murder after being arrested by police for his crimes.
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Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 03:22 pm by Aysohmay · 16 comments
Police officials have confirmed that Anna Iriyama has suffered head injuries after being attacked at an AKB48 handshake event.
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AKB48 Members Slashed at Handshake Event

AKB48 Members Slashed at Handshake Event

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 12:42 pm by thedaydreamparade · 29 comments
Two members of AKB48 and a staff was wounded in an attack at a handshake event in Iwate today.
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Dal Shabet's Subin Rushed To Hospital After Car Collision

Dal Shabet's Subin Rushed To Hospital After Car Collision

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Posted on 23 May, 2014 at 06:16 pm by Aysohmay · 14 comments
A car collision has sent Dal Shabet's Subin to the hospital for emergency medical care.
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Super Junior's Heechul Calls EXO's Kris Disrespectful

Super Junior's Heechul Calls EXO's Kris Disrespectful

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Posted on 22 May, 2014 at 09:02 pm by Aysohmay · 36 comments
Super Junior's Heechul spoke out against EXO's Kris and his lawsuit against SM Entertainment, calling him disrespectful and saying he has neglected his fans.
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SPYAIR Members Address Quitting Issue, Vows Never to Give Up

SPYAIR Members Address Quitting Issue, Vows Never to Give Up

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Posted on 21 May, 2014 at 08:00 am by kenryoku · 7 comments
In response to IKE's tweet that he is quitting the band, SPYAIR members KENTA and UZ assure fans that they are not giving up together as a band.
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SPYAIR Vocalist IKE Tweets He is Quitting the Band

SPYAIR Vocalist IKE Tweets He is Quitting the Band

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Posted on 21 May, 2014 at 02:04 am by kenryoku · 16 comments
SPYAIR vocalist IKE, who was having bronchitis treatment, shocked fans this morning when he posted on his Twitter account that he is retiring from the band.
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Known for their outrageous and exaggerated reporting, Japanese gossip magazine FRIDAY has caused quite a commotion in the Johnny's fandom last weekend. This time, the magazine targeted Johnny's actor Ikuta Toma and MAXIMUM THE HORMONE's drummer Nao Kawakita.
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ASKA, whose hit song "SAY YES" under CHAGE & ASKA topped the Oricon charts for history-making 13 weeks, has been arrested this week on suspicion of violating Japan's anti-drugs policy.
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Kris' Acting Ambitions Denied By SM Entertainment

Kris' Acting Ambitions Denied By SM Entertainment

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Posted on 16 May, 2014 at 05:19 pm by Aysohmay · 13 comments
New details have emerged regarding Kris' case against SM Entetainment. According to his legal representative, Hankyul, SM Entertainment denied Kris the opportunities to act in dramas and movies despite his desire to start acting.
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EXO's Kris Reportedly Visited Hospital Due To Heart Problems

EXO's Kris Reportedly Visited Hospital Due To Heart Problems

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Posted on 16 May, 2014 at 02:26 pm by Aysohmay · 11 comments
The Krisis continues as EXO's Kris reportedly visited the hospital and was diagnosed with a suspected heart condition named myocarditis.
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Suho & Tao Speak Out Against Kris' Lawsuit

Suho & Tao Speak Out Against Kris' Lawsuit

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Posted on 15 May, 2014 at 06:00 pm by Aysohmay · 26 comments
EXO members have begun responding to Kris' surprise lawsuit against SM Entertainment and desire to leave the group. Kris' decision has not been supported by his fellow bandmates.
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Kris Claims SM Entertainment Violated Basic Human Rights

Kris Claims SM Entertainment Violated Basic Human Rights

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Posted on 15 May, 2014 at 03:10 pm by Aysohmay · 23 comments
A representative for Kris has explained why the idol has decided to sue SM Entertainment, claiming that the company has violated the singer's basic human rights.
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EXO's Kris to Terminate His Contract, Files Lawsuit against SM

EXO's Kris to Terminate His Contract, Files Lawsuit against SM

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Posted on 15 May, 2014 at 11:09 am by hardcorefan · 25 comments
EXO's Kris had filed a lawsuit to terminate his exclusive contract with SM Entertainment.
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