Fans vote for leader of Japan girl group AKB48 after saw attack

Thousands of fans of Japanese girl group AKB48 gathered on Saturday for the results of a ballot on which member will lead the band for the next year amid tight security after two members were attacked by a man wielding a saw.

Saw-wielding man attacks Japan girl group AKB48

Two teenage members of Japanese girl group AKB48 were in hospital today after being attacked by a man wielding a saw at one of the band`s regular meet-the-fans events, managers said.

Japanese popstar shaves off head over sex with man

Fans have defended a Japanese popstar’s decision to shave off her head in an act of “disgusting” penance for a night with a man.