Manabu Miyazaki

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Manabu Miyazaki is also the name of a Japanese wildlife photographer. For that entry, see Manabu Miyazaki (photographer).

Manabu Miyazaki (宮崎 学 Miyazaki Manabu?, born October 25, 1945) is a Japanese writer, social critic and public figure..

In 1985, Miyazaki was named by the Tokyo police as the prime suspect in the Glico Morinaga case, a 17-month saga of kidnapping and corporate extortion. He was later cleared.[1]

Miyazaki is the author of several best-selling books in Japan. His autobiography Toppamono sold 600,000 copies and has since been translated into English.

Translated work[edit]

  • Manabu Miyazaki; Toppamono: Outlaw. Radical. Suspect. My Life in Japan's Underworld (2005, Kotan Publishing, ISBN 0-9701716-2-5)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sayaka Yakushiji (22 October 2005). "Weekend Beat: `Thoroughbred yakuza' survives suspicion, shootout". Asahi Shimbun. Archived from the original on December 20, 2005. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 

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