Idol singer quitting group because otaku that show up to their concerts are “nasty”

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Though maybe that shouldn’t have been such a surprise with this particular underground idol unit.

Iroha Tanaka is an idol singer, at least for the time being. This week, though, she announced that she’ll be leaving Hiroshima-based idol unit Planck Stars in the fall, and a major reason is that she thinks the group’s otaku fans are “nasty.”

“All of you, address me as ‘Tanaka-sama,’” commands Tanaka in this tweet from last spring.

君達、田中様とお呼びなさい#プラスタ #プランクスターズ #1mmでもいいなと思ったらいいね #1mmでもいいなと思ったらRT #アイドル #地下アイドル #フォロワーから何歳だと思われてるのか

— 田中いろは (@plasta_iroha) April 12, 2021

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