Investigators found a wooden boat at a nearby marina, with television footage of a pier in Yurihonjo showing a wooden boat rigged with bare light bulbs, used to attract fish and squid.
To the Korean, the most beautiful woman in the world (excluding, of course, the Korean Wife) is Beyonce. God, it's great being married so I won't go through that shit again.
Japanese police are investigating eight men who have turned up on Japan's northern coast.
The men are said to be from North Korea and appear to be fishermen whose vessel ran into trouble, rather than defectors.
Japan is reported to be working on how it would cope with an influx of tens of thousands of North Koreans if a crisis were to break out on the Korean Peninsula as tensions in the region continue to be high. The investigation will look into the possibility the men were fishing illegally, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters.
The waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula are known as a rich fishing ground and North Korean fishermen often take risks to travel far out into the Sea of Japan to meet government quotas for bigger catches.