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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #40 on: September 11, 2015, 05:07:33 PM »
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TOKIO's Kokubun Taichi to get married
September 11, 2015

It's been reported that TOKIO member Kokubun Taichi (41) will be getting married.

According to sources, letters announcing his upcoming marriage have been sent out to members of 'Johnny's Family Club'. In the letter, Kokubun wrote, "At this time, I, Kokubun Taichi, will be getting married."

Kokubun has been with TOKIO since their CD debut with "LOVE YOU ONLY" in 1994. He is the band's keyboardist. He is the second member following Yamaguchi Tatsuya (43) to get married.


Congratulations!


Source: Nikkan Sports
- http://www.tokyohive.com/article/2015/09/tokios-kokubun-taichi-to-get-married
- http://www.nikkansports.com/entertainment/news/1536544.html



EDIT:
AramaJapan.com - TOKIO’s Kokubun Taichi Announces Marriage
- http://aramajapan.com/news/tokios-kokubun-taichi-announces-marriage/50036/
« Last Edit: September 13, 2015, 08:12:34 PM by JFC »

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« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2018, 08:15:20 PM »
Huge scandal!

« Last Edit: April 30, 2018, 10:03:23 PM by vlinorman »

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« Reply #42 on: April 28, 2018, 03:56:17 PM »
Huge scandal!

https://i.imgur.com/dTWC7Pr.jpg
Sometimes, one needs more than just a screencap to understand what a person is talking about. Also, it's not the fellow in the screencap that's in trouble.

Now despite the boldness of the following headlines, before people start thinking the absolute worst of Yamaguchi (again, NOT the guy in the screencap that's posted above), basically what everyone is saying is that he got drunk and kissed a 16-year old girl that he met through work (i.e. there's no mention of things going any further than that).


TokyoHive.com - Charges filed against TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya on suspicion of sexual assault
- http://www.tokyohive.com/article/2018/04/charges-filed-against-tokios-yamaguchi-tatsuya-on-suspicion-of-sexual-assault
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/article/447312/
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110267/full/


AramaJapan.com - Johnny & Associates responds to TOKIO’s Tatsuya Yamaguchi’s “forced indeceny” with 16-year-old girl
- https://aramajapan.com/news/johnny-associates-responds-to-tokios-tatsuya-yamaguchis-forced-indeceny-with-16-year-old-girl/87619/
- https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20180425/k10011417181000.html



Know that he has also now addressed the media and appears to be very remorseful/ashamed of what happened.

TokyoHive.com - TOKIO's Yamaguchi Tatsuya to go on hiatus, placed on house arrest
- http://www.tokyohive.com/article/2018/04/tokios-yamaguchi-tatsuya-to-go-on-hiatus-placed-on-house-arrest
- https://natalie.mu/music/news/279842
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110338/full/


AramaJapan.com - TOKIO Yamaguchi Tatsuya Holds Press Conference + Related News [includes statements from other TOKIO members]
- http://aramajapan.com/news/tokio-yamaguchi-tatsuya-holds-press-conference-related-news/87706/
- https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/04/26/national/pop-star-tatsuya-yamaguchi-take-hard-look-apologizes-forcibly-kissing-teen/#.WuLHMi5MTIV
- https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180426-00000075-spnannex-ent
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110347/full/
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110299/full/
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110284/full/
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110338/full/
- https://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2110342/full/

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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #43 on: April 30, 2018, 10:03:45 PM »
Picture corrected!

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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #44 on: May 01, 2018, 04:09:35 AM »
In the two most recent stories, both celebrities  claimed that they drank so much
that they couldn’t remember anything.

Yamaguchi invited her to his house, encouraged her to drink with him, and then forcibly kissed her.
Pretty clear what his intentions were, whether he remembers what happened or not.

Apologies are sometimes made sincerely, and sometimes because the person was caught - hard to tell at this point in this case.

Hope a lot of parents of idols are aware of this incident, and watch out for their kids.

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« Reply #45 on: May 01, 2018, 04:37:52 AM »
@JFC

Not sure why you try to play this down! That he apologized doesn't really mean anything, he only did that because it became public. Also from how I read it, it was a bit more than kissing - either way he did several things, without the details it's hard to know if it was illegal, at least giving booze to an underage person is against the law as far as I know.

What I find most disturbing is that Johnnys talked to the girl and now she won't press charges - so either she was threatened or paid off. I bet this probably happens quite often, in this case the girl had gone to the police first so it got out.

I'm in no way a SJW but the amount of sexual harassment/assault/rapes that aren't being brought to justice in Japan is appalling.
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« Reply #46 on: May 01, 2018, 05:28:23 AM »
@JFC

Not sure why you try to make this a play this down!
For the record, I was/am NOT trying to defend the actions he admitted to. I was not, as you put it, trying to "play it down" because however one looks at it, it IS definitely illegal and hopefully the Japanese authorities deal with him in some way for it. All I was saying was that the articles that I found do not mention anything more severe than the fact that he kissed her. They don't mention anything about him forcing intercourse on (i.e. raping) the girl. Does that mean that he didn't rape her? No. Maybe he did, maybe he didn't. If the girl/her family told the police "he raped me" then the Japanese media should be more straightforward in their reporting instead of using euphemisms like "forced indecency". Hell, for all I know, maybe there ARE other news sources out there that are making that claim. If there are, it would be nice if they could be linked/shared here.



What I find most disturbing is that Johnnys talked to the girl and now she won't press charges - so either she was threatened or paid off. I bet this probably happens quite often, in this case the girl had gone to the police first so it got out.
The articles that I linked above say that Johnny's and the girl's family had reached a financial settlement (i.e. they paid her off). Unfortunately Johnny's is that big/that rich/that influencial that they are able to pay people off like this.



I'm in no way a SJW but the amount of sexual harassment/assault/rapes that aren't being brought to justice in Japan is appalling.
If anything, the fact that this problem is still so prevalent in Japanese society today is an indication that Japan NEEDS/SHOULD HAVE more SJWs to open people's eyes there and force them to admit that this is a problem that they need to be dealing with instead of ignoring the way that they have been.


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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #47 on: May 01, 2018, 09:49:23 AM »
OK I misread what you said then.

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« Reply #48 on: May 02, 2018, 05:48:48 AM »
Btw. this place is where I first saw it and the lines that made me think it was more than just kissing.
https://www.tokyoreporter.com/2018/04/30/tokyo-tokio-member-apologizes-for-molesting-school-girl/

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While drunk, he is then alleged to have forcibly kissed her and committed other acts deemed obscene.

And the non-apology.

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Because she was a minor, I guess she found an adult like me frightening

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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #49 on: May 02, 2018, 05:06:18 PM »
Another pussy grabber who views women as pieces of meat.

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Re: (Group) Tokio
« Reply #51 on: May 03, 2018, 03:39:48 AM »
My connection to all of this is as a guy who sang a whole lotta TOKIO tunes at karaoke for the past couple decades. Still, this is crushing.


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« Reply #55 on: May 31, 2018, 05:09:58 PM »
Apparently there were rumors that the girl was tanda hazuki formerly of Palet, her management Platinum Productions issued a statement that it wasn't her.

http://www.platinumproduction.jp/news/5800

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