Every Breath You Take: Mayu Tomita, Fandom, and Entitlement

July 19, 2016

Every breath you take and every move you make
Every bond you break, every step you take, I’ll be watching you
Every single day and every word you say
Every game you play, every night you stay, I’ll be watching you

Greetings, Citizens of the Universe.

mayu-tomita

As you can gather from the title and the stalker-iffic lyrics at the beginning of this post, I’m sure you can guess its topic. It’s been making waves throughout the J-pop Universe in late May/early June, shaking it (and the quadrant called the idol scene) to its core.

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