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The family of a pop group member who hanged herself in March sued officials of her talent agency for damages Friday, claiming their harassment and overwork caused her death.

In the suit filed with the Matsuyama District Court, the family of Honoka Omoto, 16, who was a member of Ehime Prefecture-based idol and agriculture-promotion group Enoha Girls, is seeking a combined ¥92 million ($819,720) from the president and three others at agency H Project.

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