"2NE1's animation in the 'Hate You' PV is creating a buzz among Japanese people who are arguing that the video is anti-Japanese. The video starts out with an exploding nuclear reactor, and a 'monster' with a red dot (representing the Japanese flag) on its forehead appearing. The 'monster' is killed at the end of the video", the Japanese news site, RocketNews24, recently stated.
Japanese viewers of the "Hate You" PV also claim that the explosion shown in the music video is related to the earthquake and tsunami which occurred in March 2011.
That's why many negative comments saying that the music video is inappropriate can be found on YouTube. Some viewers even commented that it might become difficult for 2NE1 to promote this track with such a promotional video.
What do you think on this issue?
I just posted when I saw Jpop Asia's article