Team behind Paralympic opening ceremony kept secret for fear of past scandals coming to light

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster

Once bitten, twice shy.

With the Tokyo Olympics behind us, a majority of Japanese people seem to feel it was a worthwhile endeavor in the end. However, that wasn’t the case in the days leading up to it, when surging COVID-19 infections were fueling opposition to the event, and the staff behind its opening ceremony were announced only to find that key positions filled by people with checkered pasts.

When the team was publicly announced on 14 July, just nine days before the ceremony was to be held, it was discovered that musician Keigo Oyamada (a.k.a. Cornelius) once

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