She is a so-called 'idol' singer common. 'Idol' groups are common in Japan, where rights groups have complained that society's sometimes permissive view of the sexualisation of young girls puts minors at risk. Decked out in make-up with ribbons in her hair, Ai is dressed like an adult, but still looks very much a child.
With that, he admitted that some products of the industry leave him and his colleagues "disgusted.". "Men idolising young girls is relatively accepted in Japan said Himeno, citing the "Tale of Genji an 11th-century classic depicting a nobleman's romantic relationships with women, as well as a small girl. Child pornography, japan has long had an uneasy relationship with the sexualization of children.