• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Many young women who signed contracts with talent agencies to become fashion models or idols have been asked to perform sex acts on camera, with some giving in to such requests, a government survey showed Wednesday.

The online survey conducted last December by the Cabinet Office covered 197 women who signed contracts with talent agencies. Of the total, 53 respondents, or 26.9 percent, said they had been asked to participate in the shooting of porn pictures or videos, which they did not know or was not included in their contracts, it said, adding that 17 women, or 8.6 percent, actually did what was requested.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)