Get to know Shig Sato – Tokyo Metropolitan Police

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (Keishichoo) serves as the police force for the Tokyo metropolis. It is headed by a superintendent general, who is appointed by the National Public Safety Commission and approved by the Prime Minister. The headquarters building, shaped like a wedge with cylindrical towers on top, is located in the Kasumigaseki district, … Continue reading Get to know Shig Sato – Tokyo Metropolitan Police

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The Hunt is On

Glancing at the paper, Sato jumped up out of his chair and pounded his fist on the table. Abe, who had been climbing the steps behind the young officer, rushed into the room, startled to see the frightened young officer and the animated Sato.

The World of Shig Sato: Ses Fujimori and the yakuza

Yakuza. In some countries it's called tong, triad, mafia, la cosa nostra -- in Japan it's yakuza. Organized crime. As an institution, it is a part of the fabric of Japanese life. For an individual, yakuza means many things: outcast, criminal, brother, compatriot. But what is yakuza? Our hero Shig Sato's closest childhood friend is Ses Fujimori, … Continue reading The World of Shig Sato: Ses Fujimori and the yakuza