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Netizens file a Blue House petition against IZ*ONE's appearance on 'Music Bank'


IZ*ONE, a Korean-Japanese girl group produced by the Mnet show, "Produce 48",

made their debut on October 29, 2018 at 6 p.m. KST with their title track, "La Vie en Rose".


The announcement of their appearance on Music Bank had many people against IZ*ONE on "Music Bank" and other major music shows.


After the teaser video for IZ*ONE's appearance on Music Bank was aired, viewers uploaded posts on the show’s homepage that they were "against IZ*ONE, who are right-wing Japanese celebrities".


Netizens started claiming the controversies against Miyawaki Sakura after AKB48 performed "Kimigayo", the Japanese national anthem during the span of time "Produce 48" was being broadcasted.


After the Music Bank teasers were aired,a Blue House petition titled, “Please ban the right-wing Japanese group IZ*ONE from appearing on public broadcasting,” has been filed and signed by 12,294 supporters currently.


What are your opinions on the controversy and the netizen's reactions?

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riae158 22 days ago 8
22 days ago

So let me get this right...they're mad because a JAPANESE group performed the JAPANESE national anthem? I mean, I know that there's still some strife between some Korean and Japanese citizens, but why would you be mad at someone for performing their own national anthem in their own country?

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pablo27 22 days ago 7
22 days ago

Well, they could've sang Uganda's national anthem, or India's, or Lichtenstein's... Sheesh, over 200 national anthems and they HAD to pick their own. What were they thinking?

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nnani 22 days ago 6
22 days ago

That makes no sense. They are Japanese, why the fuck would they sing an Indian or Ugandan national Anthem when they have nothing to do with it. What were YOU thinking? It's common fucking sense to sing YOUR OWN anthen, like it's not fucking rocket science or a big deal.

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changminbaby 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

a person cannot sing their national anthem?

calm down the blue house have better things to do than this bullshit


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Linsmom 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Lmao the knetz are fucking hypocrites and so ridiculous

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partyfan2013 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Man, all of these crazy ass K-netizens are just out here simply trippin' without a doubt at all. And also, didn't they realize that there's Korean members in the group as well? Oh my God, oh my God, this is why I always know without a single doubt in the whole wide world that politics just absolutely, positively, most definitely and TOTALLY don't have a single place in K-Pop, EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And in addition to that, they absolutely need to just keep the politics out of the genre ENTIRELY and enjoy the got damn music for goodness sake.

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xhecthor 22 days ago 1
22 days ago

Can koreans stop blaming japanese people for what their grandparents did? I know it was horrible, but it's in the past. Most of that people is already dead. The best way to heal is let go of old hates. I'm from Mexico, and we no longer hate spaniards for all the terrible things they did to us during the conquest period.

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bangeryun94 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Well it's just a handful and they're all older and still think we are living in an autocracy

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pink_oracle 22 days ago 0
22 days ago


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eveeLin 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

The blue house must be so fucking fed up with these assholes and their petitions..lawd

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jenny98040 22 days ago 15
22 days ago

For those of you who are condemning the petitioners I don't think it's right for you to do so if you don't understand the full history of the horrifying treatment the Koreans suffered from the Japanese. This is a very sensitive issue for us Koreans. It is like talking about the Holocaust to a Jewish person. From now on, you should know the history/background information before you criticize anyone. However, that does not necessarily mean that I support the petitioners.

If you want to know more about the history between Korea and Japan, I would recommend the following movies:

Battleship Island (starring: Song Joonggi, So Jisub, Hwang Jungmin, and Lee Junghyun)

Assassination (starring: Jun Jihyun, Ha Jungwoo, and Lee Jungjae)

Snowy Road (KBS1 two-part television special) (starring: Kim Saeron and Kim Hyanggi).

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VTrigger 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Yes i understand that, but did AKB48 singed the Japanese National Anthem on Korea? If they didn't then i don't know what this has to do with anything.

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Mitch1 22 days ago 4
22 days ago

dont act as if korea is the only country affected by japan's atrocities long ago..what about china, the phils., hawaii?? korea is the only one who cant move on and accept that the doings of people in the past are not the actions of people now

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enzoa 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

This could be perfectly reasonable if it wasn't that all those tragic events are magically forgotten when korean entertainers promote in Japan or release japanese versions of their music, right?

Pecunia non olet...

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super79 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

First of all, I am a fan of IZ*ONE so I have nothing against them at all but I like them. However, this article should have explained more about those K-netizen’s protest. The reason why they filed a petition against IZ*ONE is when the AKB48 members performed their show, they wore tops designed with ‘Rising Sun Flag’ at the ‘Yasukuni Shrine’, let alone singing the Japanese national anthem which is for Japanese Imperialism. 1.’Rising Sun Flag’ is deemed as equivalent to the ‘Nazi Flag’ in Korea and many other nations. 2.’Yasukuni Shrine’ is always in controversy since it has the remains of ‘class A war criminals’ inside to be worshiped. K-Netizens have reasons to protest but I personally think that it is not right to ban IZ*ONE in S.Korea since those Japanese girls didn’t know any better about complicated war history like many young Japanese with manipulated history textbooks by the Japanese government ruled by right wing Japanese bastards. Love you and Cheer up IZ*ONE!❤️

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KHJUSAfan 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

I am pretty sure no one knows what those members political views are left or right. what boggles me is we are even having this discussion. ok some kids got offened and sent a petition to the blue house where its gonna end up in the circular file because there are way more important issues to deal with and offending a niegboring country because thier citizens sang thier national anthem on thier soil is just not worth it.

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Deprecation 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

can we have a petition against these short-minded knetz?

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bangeryun94 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

I honestly can't stop laughing at this humongous case of dumbassery.

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geekinthepink044 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

If IZ*One get banned I wish all kpop acts will get banned in Japan too.

They should be making the petition on good things like giving justice to U-Kiss member cousin.

I'm from PH and we're one of the country who had worst experienced from JP before death-match,comfort woman etc.. but we welcomed AKB48 in our country we even had a JP comedian before.

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smfhlmfao 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Bruh, it's like singing the American National Anthem as a japanese or like a South Korean singing the North Korea's National Anthem. Smfh, Im pretty sure you're not supposed to sing your own country's anthem and in this case (Korea's) if you're in another country especially in front of a big audience that aren't Korean. I mean that's just how I see it. Im a former korean and I don't find this shit offensive at all and to be fair, I haven't lived through the horrors of Japan's dictatorship in Korea in the early 1900s.

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314 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

She is japanese and singing her national anthem, that's something to be proud of, what's wrong with people's head who thing that's a wrong thing?

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vishu 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

12000 of those people needs to see that its 2018 ..and they were born where everyone is free and can express what ever they want ...i like them because of their talent not by what ....national anthem they sing lol

..... i mean they have such free time that they will start nonsense stuff ... because they are still living in past so stay in past hate and stuff just dont drag us into your nonsense petition..... iz*one just wants to sing and make their fans happy thats it ....you idiots

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akachi7 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

hi

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jlaysone 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

what a pointless problem by Knets seriously ? why can't they sing their own anthem ? pathetic people with pathetic brain. I'm OUT!

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nnani 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Y'all are so fucking pressed and butthurt -_- get a fucking life omg.

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whatever101 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

#EverybodyKnows that these aren't patriotic people but simply pressed stans who are afraid they're favs are about to get slaughtered by IZ*ONE and the power of the J-line member's fans

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ravenftw 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Considering all the controversy surrounding BTS Jimin and the liberation day t shirt the Japanese fans are not going to be happy when they hear this news!! :(

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T_Jazz 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

They turn to their government for something like this? Really?

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Grimjester 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

i like that they want to start boycotting japan, while they are being boycotted by china. that's one more way to lose profits and fans.

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Indri_hapsari 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Knetz needs a real jib so they stop keep pointing out somethin stupid

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Mkm 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

they are stupid or what? why didn't they file petition when they where still in Produce 48, why did they vote for her then, sooo stupid.

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mipcy 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Me going to my mom and dad when I don't get something I want.

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SusanLiu 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Wow these knetzians...... really???? Sakura is Japanese, if a Kpop idol sang the Korean national anthem in korea and preformed in japan, jnetzians would be fine....... Sometimes I feel like knetzians are too rude. (expecially when they bashed Kyla from Pristin for her weight).


Why can't people just love each other and be positive????

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SusanLiu 22 days ago 0
22 days ago
Here’s the male version of IZONE’s La Vie En Rose:
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NORM 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Lmao! Calling Japanese singing their national anthem - right wing activities?? :/

But they celebrate twice getting to perform on major Japanese shows.

Its always been old news that K-netz are hypocrites. not surprised.

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Soulbrother 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Seriously though, did they miss the memo this is a mixed group? lol

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cityhunter123 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

If I was promoting in Japan and they told I couldn't perform on tv because I sang the korean anthem, I would tell them to shove their hypocrisy up their

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sandybee3 22 days ago 6
22 days ago

i think at this point they should stop adding japanese members into their Groups !

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vpriyajr 22 days ago 5
22 days ago

they should also stop promoting in japan and making money from japan as well.. japan is one of the biggest money makers for kpop and if kpop industry listens to knetz there will be a huge whole in the pockets of entertainment companies.. kpop can never relay on china since god knows when they will put another ban on korean stuff and west moves on to new things quit quickly..


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Mitch1 22 days ago 4
22 days ago

true...its not enough that they are banned in china, they probably want to be banned in japan as well..if they do, thats a big loss of money for korea's entertainment agencies esp since they all know how difficult it is to penetrate the US scene

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SoHeeDoll 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

lol, IZ*ONE is baout to become one of the biggest groups in Korea.

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akachi7 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

Are you left?

Are you right?
Pointing fingers, taking sides
When are we gonna realize?

We all bleed the same
We're more beautiful when we come together
We all bleed the same
So tell me why, tell me why
We're divided
If we're gonna fight
Let's fight for each other
If we're gonna shout
Let love be the cry
We all bleed the same
So tell me why, tell me why
We're divided

Tell me, who are we
To judge someone
By the kind of clothes they're wearing
Or the color of their skin?

Are you black? (black)
Are you white? (white)
Aren't we all the same inside? (the same inside)
Father, open our eyes to see!

Only love can drive out all the darkness
What are we fighting for?
We were made to carry one another
We were made for more, said
Only love can drive out all the darkness
What are we fighting for? yeah
We were made to carry one another
We were made for more!

Let's stand united (let's stand united)
Let's stand united!

Lyrics from one of my favorite songs bleed the same by Mandisa, these are words to live by

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WNter 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

AKB's producer is a right wing supporter. Not the group.

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DredgeRivers 22 days ago 0
22 days ago

I think the real crime here is that there are 12 members in this group! It will take me 3 years to find my bias! lol. Everyone should be proud of their country and proudly sing their anthem. I remember a Canadian/American hockey game in Canada where the PA system went out during the US national anthem and the Canadian fans all helped finish singing the US anthem. It was beautiful.

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