According to a survey by the Mainichi newspapers, 60 percent of public high schools in Osaka city, Japan acknowledged having a real hair registration rule. It causes controversy all over Japan.
Generally, dying hair is considered as a behavior of juvenile delinquents in Japan. One of students who belonged before to public high school KaifuKan Koko in Osaka, has fired a lawsuit against Osaka. The student was forced by teachers to dye her hair into black though her hair color is brown by nature. She suffered from emotional pain, and finally she has become truancy. She insists that it’s a kind of bullying by teachers.
According to her, even if she explained to the teachers that it’s real hair, not dyed, but teachers in the high school continued to force her to dye hair from brown to black. She got a skin rash due to the hair dye teachers used. Even so, teachers didn’t stop it and insisted that they will dye student’s hair into black if the student comes from other countries and has blonde color. This new went viral and made Japanese people disappointed.
After this news appeared, Mainichi newspapers surveyed about rules of student’s hair color rule in Osaka. It found that 60 percent of public high schools in Osaka city has a real hair registration rule. Unfortunately, KaifuKan Koko accused by the student didn’t have that kind of rule.