Predator: The Secret Scandal of J-Pop

Predator: The Secret Scandal of J-Pop

Johnny Kitagawa’s legendary talent agency trained young boys to become superstars. But for over 50 years, Japan has kept Kitagawa’s dark secret. A history of sexual abuse allegations. Even after Kitagawa’s death in 2019, the media remained largely silent. Why? This new documentary explores the suffocating reality of being a J-pop idol and the brutal consequences of turning a blind eye.

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