Talent Agency Under Fire Over Performer's Assault

Talent agency under fire over performer's assault

A Japanese talent agency is under fire for its seemingly lukewarm response to the assault of a young female performer. Maho Yamaguchi of NGT48, a girl group based in Niigata Prefecture, was assaulted by two male fans in December.

NGT48 is a sister group of the popular Tokyo-based girl group AKB48.

Ngt48's Agency And Aks Release Statement Regarding Assault Case Involving Member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and AKS release statement regarding assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and their operating company AKS has released a statement regarding an assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho. 

In a live broadcast on Twitter and SHOWROOM on January 8 and 9, Yamaguchi revealed that she was attacked by two men in front of her home in December. She then participated in the group's third anniversary event on January 10 where she apologized to her fans for causing them to worry. 

Sumo Wrestler Quits After Admitting Assault

Sumo wrestler quits after admitting assault

A professional sumo wrestler has retired from the sport after admitting to assaulting his attendant, a 23-year-old junior wrestler from the same stable.

The Japan Sumo Association said on Friday that it has accepted Takanoiwa's resignation.

First Hands-on: Star Wars Battlefront Ii Starfighter Assault

First Hands-on: Star Wars Battlefront II Starfighter Assault

Starfighter Assault is Criterion’s contribution to this November’s Star Wars Battlefront II, the multi-studio collaboration that is EA’s return to a galaxy far, far away.

The Guilford-based studio’s heritage is rich in racing franchises (Burnout, Need for Speed), and it is applying that discipline – a fine splice of arcade thrills, missile-like speed and perfect handling – to the saga in the form of starfighter-exclusive clashes.

Nissan’s Two-car Gt3 Assault On The Nürburgring 24-hour

Nissan’s two-car GT3 assault on the Nürburgring 24-hourNissan and NISMO has doubled its efforts for this year's Nürburgring 24-Hour with two GT-R NISMO GT3 entries set to fight for the win.
Reigning Blancpain Endurance Series Champions, Nissan GT Academy Team RJN will be out to improve on its ninth place finish in last year's ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race, but an additional GT-R will now be on track with newly signed customer team, Zakspeed.

Sumo Wrestler Hakuho's Coach Arrested Over Assault On Private Driver

Sumo wrestler Hakuho's coach arrested over assault on private driverThe sumo coach of grand champion Hakuho was arrested Wednesday for allegedly injuring his private driver in July by repeatedly hitting him with a metal bat, police said.
Kumagatani of the Miyagino stable, whose real name is Kazuyuki Yamamura, is suspected of striking the 31-year-old driver several dozen times with a bat in late July at an apartment in Nagoya, where a grand sumo tournament was being held.

Sony : Battlefield 4 Second Assault Hits Playstation On February 18th

Sony : Battlefield 4 Second Assault Hits PlayStation on February 18thNext week, you’ll take a step back in time with Battlefield 4 Second Assault, featuring four fan-favorite maps from Battlefield 3 — Operation Metro, Caspian Border, Gulf of Oman, and Operation Firestorm — reimagined with Frostbite 3 graphics. Battlefield 4 Second Assault will be released on February 18th for Battlefield 4 Premium members on PS4 and PS3, and for all Battlefield 4 players two weeks later on March 4th.