This week, we cover a crime wave that shocked 1980s Japan, and proved that postwar society was perhaps not quite all it was cracked up to be. Also, there’s a lot of poisoned candy.
Listen to the episode here.
Ivy, Marilyn. “Tracking the Mystery Man with the 21 Faces.” Critical Inquiry 23, No 1 (Autumn, 1996)
Some original NYT coverage of the case.
An article by the Japan Times on the occasion of the final expiration of the statutes of limitations as they relate to the case.