- Jul 23, 2021
- 63d 11h 48m
Turns them into pedophiles.
Nearly half of Japanese adults do not start having sex until after they reach 34 years of age, as the majority of young adults remain single in the country, where the population has fallen by nearly 1 million in the past five years.
Unreported World is in Japan to meet some of the country’s ‘Junior Idols’.
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These schoolgirls are trying to make it as pop stars, performing in front of audiences who are older and very male. But is it a quirk of Japanese culture or something more sinister?
Reporter Marcel Theroux and Director Liam Nolan meet 11-year-old Yune as she broadcasts live from her home to her fans and performs with other idols at live shows. They also meet some of her fans, many of whom are middle-aged men. A warning - this report, filmed before coronavirus deals with adult themes.