How to become a K-Pop idol: Life as a foreign trainee

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How to become a K-Pop idol: Life as a foreign trainee

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Droves of Korean teenagers sign up with K-pop academies with dreams of becoming the next BTS, BLACKPINK, TWICE or Red Velvet. At 24, Yanagi Mizuho was not just a late-starter, but a foreigner too - a Japanese graduate in linguistics. 

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