Issei Sagawa


Born
in Kobe, Japan
April 26, 1949

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Issei Sagawa is a murderer and cannibal turned best-selling author and Japanese media sensation.

He moved from Japan to Paris as a post-grad student to study literature at the renowned Sorbonne Academy. There he met his victim and classmate. He lured her to his apartment by telling her that he needed help with translating French poetry. Against warnings of her friends that described Sagawa as 'creepy' she decided to help him. It would be her last and most fatal mistake.

Sagawa later confessed to murdering and cannibalizing her. After only 15 months of incarceration, he was let free due to a legal loophole. He went back to Japan where he has enjoyed becoming a best selling author and a media sensation. He has been linked to eight other disapp
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Average rating: 4.01 · 537 ratings · 25 reviews · 8 distinct works
まんがサガワさん

2.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2000
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業火

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006
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少年A

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極私的美女幻想

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霧の中の真実

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霧の中

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Apocalypse Culture II

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4.03 avg rating — 531 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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狂気にあらず!?―「パリ人肉事件」佐川一政の精神鑑定

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