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The verdict was once made after TV Asahi Corp. cancelled a efficiency of the Ok-Pop boy band on its are living display ‘Song Station’ over an atomic t-shirt scandal.
It sort of feels like the global song sensations BTS would possibly not seem on any Jap year-end song prorgammes as their invites to carry out were withdrawn, Allkpop experiences mentioning unnamed Jap media retailers.
In line with the document, following Asahi TV community’s lead different Jap stations comparable to NHK and Fuji TV cancelled appearances by way of the preferred South Korean boy band on song presentations after a photograph of one among BTS’s participants — Jimin — was once noticed dressed in a t-shirt that gave the impression to rejoice the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
I will by no means settle for the act that #BTS member wore the atomic bomb T-shirts humanely. The issue isn’t the relation between Japan and Korea. It is simply humanity. percent.twitter.com/x37nZs8pJG
— 髙橋裕司 (Yuji T) (@YuJett) November 9, 2018
Thus, NHK’s ‘Kōhaku Uta Gassen’, one among Japan’s most well liked year-end song programmes, and Fuji TV’s ‘FNS Song Competition’ determined to not invite BTS.
“All of the above selections have been allegedly reached because of the talk surrounding Jimin’s liberation blouse,” Allkpop wrote.
The crowd’s lovers, on the other hand, have risen to the defence of their idols, pronouncing the t-shirt’s primary theme is liberty:
The principle subject of the blouse is the freedom ✌from tragic!!✌Our liberty is from atomic bomb (jp surrendered the ww2 after the atomic bomb) and it’s tragic to jp and kr. It way We need to keep in mind that the freedom is from tragic(atomic bombs)
— pyapyapya (@pypyaa) November 10, 2018
Jimin is getting used as scapegoat four cancellation. My JP pal mentioned there was once not anything written about SK/JP members of the family from JP community. To JP, it’s atomic bomb. To SK, it way liberation. He wore the blouse 2 years in the past w no factor then it got here up all of unexpected on over Web- https://t.co/JsJSaEgDAC
— John Wick (@neoliveson) November 8, 2018
In the meantime, the dressmaker of the debatable t-shirt Lee Kwang Jae, the CEO of LJ Corporate, in an interview with with DongA on Nine November, when answering a query about the scandal mentioned his purpose was once to not offend somebody.
“That section was once now not incorporated to mock Japan. It was once merely added to display the reality and the method of how the liberation of Korea took place when Japan surrendered after the atomic bombs,” Lee mentioned as cited by way of Allkpop.
“Boulevard style was once a development after I began the logo. I’ve a really perfect hobby in historical past and designed the blouse pondering that younger folks too can transform occupied with historical past if I come with historical past in style,” he added.
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