11. Japan – The Hostess Murders

Tokyo, 1992. The mysterious death of a young Australian woman working as a hostess in Japan goes unsolved.

Eight years later, a young British woman disappears under similar mysterious circumstances.

All eyes turn to wealthy Japanese playboy, Joji Obara – a man who had no known friends and refused to ever have his photo taken. He was eventually dubbed: The Beast with a Human Face.

This is a sordid story about what happened to countless foreign women, working in Tokyo in the 1990’s.

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Lucie Blackman Trust:

http://www.lbtrust.org/ 

Resources 

YouTube

The Lucie Blackman Murder

Web

Wikipedia

Murderpedia

Articles

Facts about Joji Obara

Poor police work in ’92-death let Obara off the hook, victim’s family claims

Monster in the Blackman-case still an enigma 

Lucie Blackman murder case timeline

Behind the Lucie Blackman story

How the bubble burst for Lucie’s alleged killer

Letter sent to Tokyo Police in Lucie hunt

Family blame police as daughter’s killer jailed for 15 years

Why I took 100 million pieces of silver for my daughter’s death

 

Narrated by: Noel Vinson

Researched & Produced by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

 

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.

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