Based on the author’s own experiences as an investigative reporter at a local paper in Gunma Prefecture, “Seventeen” uses the 1985 crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123 as the catalyst for a gripping newsroom drama.

In 2002, 17 years after 520 people died when Flight 123 crashed into the mountains of Gunma, reporter Kazumasa Yuuki is still struggling to come to terms with the cyclonic events of those chaotic weeks.

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