Ginya Yabuki is a successful criminal on the fringes of Kabukicho, dealing in whale meat and flash memory chips with a small group of six comrades. But it wasn't always like this. Yabuki ...
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Tachibana is a mob hit man, just released from 10 years in prison where he kicked his drug habit. He's dismayed to find that the code of conduct he honors no longer counts, and soon gets ... See full summary »
Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs.
This is an excellent piece of cinema, about life of yakuza (gangster) and his family. Ryuji tries to quit yakuza and spend a decent life with his wife Mariko and daughter Aya...but as he's ... See full summary »
Ginya Yabuki is a successful criminal on the fringes of Kabukicho, dealing in whale meat and flash memory chips with a small group of six comrades. But it wasn't always like this. Yabuki used to be a member of the Yamaryu crime syndicate. However, by cozying up to the boss he earned himself a major beat down from the 2nd in command of the Yamaryu group, Iwagami. After getting his face bashed in and an ashtray to the head, Yabuki turns the tables on the overzealous Iwagami by pulling a gun and shooting him in the leg. He bites off his pinky in a spectacular show of atonement for his actions, and resigns from the syndicate, followed by his well meaning but not so bright lackey, Yuki. Nowadays, Yabuki is content to make his cabbage in deals with the various criminal organizations around Tokyo, including the Chinese mafia (who have a habit of cutting off limbs of people who oppose them), and spreading the cash around the guys in his little group - including some white dude named "Smith". ...