WEIRD (Shukumei)

Shukumei par Koji Takazawa

Japan Airlines 351 affair also known as « Yodo-go Hijacking » in 1972 is the first hijack incident in Japan.

Nine members of the Japanese Communist League-Red Army Faction commandeered a jet plane to defect to North Korea.

About 20 years later, the present writer has been invited to Pyongyang by the members, his old friends.
They looks fine, but something seems to be off…

After met them a couple of times, he found a deep dark:
What and where were they doing during 20 years? What was their role to implement the Revolution of the Great President as well as the Dear Leader?

宿命―「よど号」亡命者たちの秘密工作 (新潮文庫)

Born in 1947, Activist-turned-journalist. This work won the 21st “Kodansha Non-Fiction Award” in 1999.