Shuukan Bunshun reported on the issue released on the 20th about AKB group general manager Tomonobu Togasaki's "habitual use of synthetic cannabis". He manages over 300 members of the entire AKB group, and people would expect the media to make a huge circus out of this, but all gossip shows and sports papers have seemingly ignored the issue.
The reason why Bunshun keeps on chasing after AKB's scandals is:
"The official book of AKB's Tokyo Dome concert was published through Bungeishunjuu, Bunshun's publishing company. Performing at the Tokyo Dome has been AKB's goal right from the time they made their debut. There were talks going around that 'even the mighty Bunshun has fallen' since these two sides joined forces for this major event. However, the huge agencies who have the main members under their roster refused to provide pictures, as well as cancelled interviews for the book. This is partially the reason why the book did not sell well. These events have seemingly lit a fire to Bunshun's stance of exposing AKB further."
・脱法ハーブは金色の下地に大きくHとかかれたものSummary of the Bunshun article
- The fake weed has a huge letter "H" written on the golden base.
- Bunshun camped out according to the leaked information by someone close to Togasaki, and they were easily able to take his pictures.
- Togasaki was clearly not himself lately, as he suddenly shouts and doesn't remember events that happened a few minutes ago.
- He's so addicted that he smokes pot every 20-30 minutes which is on a level that will make former narcotics agents worried.
- He smokes the herb in various places.
- He's apparently devouring a college girl as well.
- Togasaki's yearly income is JPY 80 million.
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常用してるうえに容器とられてるじゃんHe's habitually smoking pot, and even the container got pictured.
Even the herb type might get pinpointed. This really has impact.
なんでも「ビゼ社のHシリーズ12世代」というものらしいThe type of the drug is written in the article.
It's Bisser's H series 12th generation.
って説明が書いてあるIt's described as--
"...Created in Europe, it's scientifically made to have the same effects as marijuana. It puts the user in a state of euphoria and increases one's sensitivity so a lot of people use it before having sex. The "gold" type that's sold now will be treated as a "drug", and will be pulled out from shelves soon. It's for the highly experienced (the addicts)."
>戸賀崎氏が麻布に出店した飲食店「Y」のホームページにはスタッフとして掲載されていた。The college student is Togasaki's lover, and she even works at his shop.
It's no prostitute.
>"Ms. B" is an aspiring announcer who attends a popular private university.
>She was chosen for her local and her university's beauty contests, and is currently working as a model.
>She's listed as a staff member in Togasaki's restaurant "Y" which he launched in Azabu.
マスゴミは吉本やジャニーズの前でもだんまりよThe masugomi* also keeps their silence when it comes to Yoshimoto and Johnny's
* マスゴミ = "Masukomi" or "mass communications" is the Japanese term for mass media. "Masugomi" is a play on this, as "gomi" means "trash" and refers to how their media can really be rubbish at times.
マスコミきたねーぞThat's so dirty of the media
うらやましいI bought the tabloid.
The problem here is he's "buying" the college student.
He pays her to have sex. I'm jelly.
脱法ハーブ＝おくすりfake weed = drugs
メディアの信用を「取り戻す」チャンスなのに民主党なみの判断力ＷIt was their chance to regain the trust of the media, but his decision-making skills is as good as the democratic party's w
秋元康から包括的代表権を与えられてもいないんでしょうI think he's just being given the title of "manager".
If he isn't officially registered as the manager, then Yasushi Akimoto probably hasn't provided him with comprehensive representation rights.
また報道しない自由かよマスゴミSo the masugomi once again has the "freedom of not putting in print", huh
やっぱアンタらオカシイよThe right to know about the citizens? You guys want to dig deeper into this? I actually pity the media who are being forced to make news out of this.
You guys are really crazy.
AKBのトップが脱法ハーブ問題無いって大問題だろSo you're saying that there's no problem with the top honcho of AKB getting into fake weed? It's a huge problem.
AKBもマスコミも腐りすぎBoth AKB and the media are rotten
ジャニーズ並だわLOL, AKB's authority is so strong.
It's as strong as Johnny's.
AKB怖すぎだろAKB's so scary
AKBが売れる前は軽蔑した目で見ていたコメンテーターも、今では擁護に必死だしなEven the commentators who looked down on AKB before they became popular are now desperately trying to defend them
合法だからセーフは言い訳にならんだろSo he used "herbs for the highly experienced" w
You can't make an excuse that 'this is legal'.
脱法ハーブ撲滅キャンペーンしてる上司が脱法ハーブ吸引してたってブラックジョークThey're putting up a campaign to stop the use of drugs, but their boss is actually a drug user. Is this a black joke or something?
酷いわThere's nothing about it even outside of TV.
ヤフーなんかどうでもいいAKBの話題毎日上げてるのにTo think that Yahoo even publishes articles about AKB that no one cares about every day
どこかの大麻ｱｲﾄﾞﾙに比べればこんなのちょろいよ。This is nothing compared to this certain marijuana idol
マスコミが好きそうな話題満点なのに無視はないよなーTo think that the media covers topics about drugs on a regular basis. Now there's this combo of fake weed, AKB manager, sex trafficking a minor.
It's totally filled with topics which the media would bite at, I can't believe they're ignoring this.
こういう時ぐらいやる気だせよ。I wonder if NHK intends to report this.
I hope they should at least show some spirit in times like this.
紅白はどうなるの？？So what will happen to the Kouhaku??
報道しない自由ですがなにか問題あるんですか？There's this "freedom of not putting into print", got a problem with that?
安倍ちゃんと仲いいもんね秋元This seems to be the limit of Japan's media.
Akimoto's good friends with Abe-chan (prime minister), right?
これテレビではやらないんだろうけど、ファンに向けたコメントとかも無いの？They probably won't do this on TV, but won't they provide any comments to the fans?
ここへきて、やっと文春がドヤ顔になる時がきたか。So the time has finally come for Bunshun to be able to put on a smug face, huh
今更驚くには値しないが、いい加減排除したいとは思うわｗAnd this is precisely why the media is being called masugomi.
It's not really surprising, but this seriously needs to be stopped.
只のアイドル集団だぞ？As usual, all of your delusions are once again getting out of hand w
Why do you always think that AKB holds such authority?
They're a mere idol group, you know?
脱法ハーブの裏とれてんだなI thought it was pot when I looked at the picture.
So it's just fake weed, huh? They put the joke on the media.
マスコミがスルーするのも仕方がないよNo one can complain if you show this picture, right?
It can't be helped if the media chooses to ignore this issue.
AKBと徐々に距離をおいてる状態だよマスコミもテレビもスポンサーもThe media, the TV industry, and the sponsors are slowly distancing themselves from AKB
じゃーなりずむ（）Journalism (yeah, right)
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