made on the July 2 installment of his talk show “Sanma no Manma”(“Sanma As He Is”). His guest was Chiharu Junior, a comedian who belongs to the same production company that handles Sanma, Osaka-based Yoshimoto Kogyo. Chiharu asked his senpai.
This time the target of her ire is idol groups like AKB48. On a radio show this week, she slammed the idea of them performing for the Tokyo Olympics as “embarrassing.” The comments came as part of a discussion about the announcement by AKB48’s.