Through 1984 and 1985, a mysterious group calling itself "The Monster With 21 Faces" waged an extortion and blackmail campaign against numerous Japanese companies.
This bizarre vendetta began on March 18th, 1984, when Glico company president Katsuhisa Ezaki was abducted from his home in Nishinomiya. He was held for three days, but - following his escape - his abductors would pivot their torment from him to his company.
For about a year-and-a-half, these villainous schemers would harass companies until they agreed to pay a ransom. More than 30 years later, their true motives and identities remain unknown...
Written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan
Producers: Ben Krokum, Quil Carter, Laura Hannan, Astrid Kneier, Katherine Vatalaro, Damion Moore, Amy Hampton Miller, Timothy Stratton, Scott Meesey, Steven Wilson, Sara Willemsen, Scott Patzold, Marie Vanglund, and Kathy Marie
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Sara Afonso - "Underwater 03"
Kai Engel - "Touch the Darkness"
ROZKOL - "Slow Muties"
ROZKOL - "Faces to the Sky"
Mystery Mammal - "Leer"
ROZKOL - "Chase Scene"
Xenojam - "Abduction"
Graham Bole - "Lurking"
Sergey Cheremisinov - "Sleepwalker III"
Forlon - "Roembden Crater"
Other music created and composed by Ailsa Traves
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