Wrote his father's biography 'Yume o Kuitsuduketa Otoko' (1984 Asahi Shinbun-sha, Tokyo) ISBN 4022551844, which is republished in 1987 in a paper back edition. The title would be translated as ' A Man Who Kept Eating Dreams' . The book is written from Ueki's interview notes, etc. by Kitabayashi, Kiyoyasu (an editor of Asahi ...
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His father was a Buddism monk closely acquainted with Japanese Socialist group in early 20th century. Later, as a priest of a small temple, he supported and fought with Japanese discriminated people, called as "Buraku-Min" for their emancipation, also having arrested and jailed during World War II , regarded as he had "dangerous" thought against militaristic Japan in those days.