Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir Of The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
The strongest earthquake in Japanese history hit the Tohoku region on March 11, 2011, and the resulting tsunami killed over 15,000 people. The world watched as the Fukushima Dai-ichi (Fukushima #1, or 1-F) nuclear plant, its safety equipment drowned by the tsunami, experienced a slow and catastrophic meltdown. One of the clean-up workers tells his story in Ichi-F.
A singular insider's look at an event that destroyed a region and changed how the world sees nuclear power. This matter-of-fact depiction of the daily life of a nuclear cleanup worker is unique among disaster memoirs.
Author/Artist: Kazuto Tatsuta
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Page Count: 576pp
Size: 6 x 9
Notes: hardcover, b/w
Date of Publication: March 2017