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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Considered Retiring From Entertainment Industry

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Considered Retiring From Entertainment Industry

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Posted on 10 November, 2014 at 07:53 pm by Aysohmay · 14 comments
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has expressed her disillusion with the entertainment industry, revealing that she has even considered retiring from it due to the difficulties she's faced.
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Fans Smash NMB48 CDs at HKT48 Handshake Event

Fans Smash NMB48 CDs at HKT48 Handshake Event

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Posted on 10 November, 2014 at 05:26 pm by Aysohmay · 12 comments
Fans of HKT48 smashed sister group NMB48's CDs during a handshake event over the weekend, sparking outrage for trying to incite a fan war.
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AKB48 Composer Hironori Oba Arrested For Drug Use

AKB48 Composer Hironori Oba Arrested For Drug Use

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Posted on 7 November, 2014 at 05:41 pm by Aysohmay · 3 comments
33 year old composer Hironori Oba has been arrested by Tokyo police when they discovered he had been using illegal drugs.
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Mari Yaguchi Writes First Blog Post Since Affair With Ex-Husband Last Year
For the first time in 13 months, former Morning Musume member Mari Yaguchi updated her blog, thanking her fans for their continued support.
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AKB48's Attacker Motivated By Jealousy Of Group's Income

AKB48's Attacker Motivated By Jealousy Of Group's Income

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Posted on 4 November, 2014 at 08:32 pm by Aysohmay · 10 comments
Umeta Satoru, the 24-year-old who slashed at AKB48 during a handshake event in May, has admitted to attacking the group out of jealousy during his first public trial.
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AKB48's Mayu Watanabe Suffers Acute Tonsillitis

AKB48's Mayu Watanabe Suffers Acute Tonsillitis

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Posted on 30 October, 2014 at 03:42 pm by Aysohmay · 3 comments
AKB48 member Mayu Watanabe has suffered acute tonsillitis, causing her to temporarily take a break from group activities.
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Ai Kago's Husband Turns Himself In To Police

Ai Kago's Husband Turns Himself In To Police

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Posted on 29 October, 2014 at 05:35 pm by Aysohmay
A week after the Tokyo police department issued a warrant for his arrest, Ai Kago's husband Haruhiko Kago has turned himself in.
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Girls Beat!! has suspended group activities after police officials issued an arrest warrant for group member Ai Kago's husband.
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After spending nearly 2 months in the hospital, Ladies' Codes' members Ashley & Zuny have been discharged from the hospital. Sojung has been transferred to a hospital closer to her family.
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Ladies' Code's Fatal Car Accident Likely Caused By Driver Speeding

Ladies' Code's Fatal Car Accident Likely Caused By Driver Speeding

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Posted on 20 October, 2014 at 03:55 pm by Aysohmay · 11 comments
In the police department's ongoing investigation into the fatal car accident that killed 2 members of Ladies' Code, it has been found that the driver's speeding likely caused him to lose control of the vehicle.
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Tragic Accident at 4Minute Live, 16 Reported Dead

Tragic Accident at 4Minute Live, 16 Reported Dead

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Posted on 17 October, 2014 at 01:53 pm by thedaydreamparade · 32 comments
A tragic accident occurred today at 4Minute's live in Seongnam, South Korea. The live was held at the Pangyo Techno Valley and the accident was believed to have happened at 5:53pm local time.
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Security Mistakes AKB48's Kana Kobayashi For Intruder

Security Mistakes AKB48's Kana Kobayashi For Intruder

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Posted on 15 October, 2014 at 03:05 pm by Aysohmay · 11 comments
On October 13, AKB48 Theater security did not recognize group member Kana Kobayashi and attempted to kick her our of the building believing she was an intruder.
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Dal Shabet's Woohee Successfully Completes Surgery For Collapsed Lung
Dal Shabet's Woohee has successfully completed surgery for the collapsed lung she was diagnosed with last week.
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Dal Shabet's Woohee To Undergo Surgery For Collapsed Lung Next Week

Dal Shabet's Woohee To Undergo Surgery For Collapsed Lung Next Week

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Posted on 11 October, 2014 at 03:00 pm by Aysohmay · 1 comment
Dal Shabet's Woohee will be receiving surgery to treat her collapsed lung.
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EXO's remaining Chinese members Tao and Lay may be nullifying their contracts with SM Entertainment and joining Kris and Lu Han to form their own group in China.
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