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Grace Huang

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28 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

SMAP star’s Instagram foray marks weakening grip of Japan TV ads

Shingo Katori commanded the adoration of millions of fans across Asia as a member of SMAP, one of Japan’s most successful boy bands. After decades as a ubiquitous TV presence, he finally decided in November it was time to get an Instagram account.