Ryoko Tasaki
Dec 21, 2017

Creative accused of sexual harassment resigns in Japan

The #MeToo movement has reached Japanese advertising.

A #MeToo rally in New York City in December. The movement is in its early stages in Japan but could have a big impact on the advertising and other industries. (Photo: AFP)

Yuki Kishi, a former Dentsu executive creative director, resigned this week from the company he founded following allegations of power and sexual harassment by a former colleague.

According to a detailed report by BuzzFeed Japan, Haruka Ito, a former Dentsu employee who is now an independent writer and popular blogger known as 'Haachuu', was the victim of sexual and power harassment while working at the company.

The report...

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