Death of reality TV show star in Japan spotlights cyber bullying


TOKYO (Reuters) – The recent death of Hana Kimura, a bubbly, pink-haired 22-year-old wrestler and reality TV show star, has spotlighted a rise in cyber bullying in Japan and prompted swift official pledges to do more to protect victims.

FILE PHOTO: Hana Kimura competes during the New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s ‘Wrestle Kingdom 14’ at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2020, in this photo taken and released by Nikkan Sports, and obtained by Reuters on June 2, 2020. Picture taken January 4, 2020. Nikkan Sports/Handout via Reuters

Kimura, a cast member on the popular program “Terrace…


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