yakuza

Yakuza officially banned from giving kids Halloween candy by Japanese government

Kobe kids will need to find a new place to trick-or-treat.

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How does Japan feel about a Hollywood adaptation of the Yakuza video game series?

Sega’s Japanese mafia gets the Hollywood nod, but not every fan approves.

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High-ranking yakuza member shot on the street near his home in Yamaguchi Prefecture

Police unsure if man claiming responsibility is the actual gunman or just a fall guy.

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Japanese YouTuber fights on the streets of Shibuya in new real-life video game episode【Video】

Second instalment includes a boss fight and a stop at Matsuya to fuel up on gyudon beef bowls.

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Japanese YouTuber perfects gameplay moves outside Shibuya Station【Video】

Viral clip makes you feel as if you’re controlling an RPG character.

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Sega apologizes after exec says Puyo Puyo players eat beef bowls with cheese

It sounds much worse in Japanese, trust me.

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Anime and video game backgrounds now free to download for video conference calls

Final Fantasy, Pokémon, Godzilla, Evangelion and the Yakuza franchise are just some of the big names inviting you to step into their rendered environments.

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Tokyo’s Kabukicho turns into a deserted ghost town during coronavirus outbreak【Photos】

Looks like a yakuza fight is about to go down in Kamurocho. 

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Foreign tourist comes to Japan hoping to see yakuza from Yakuza video game series

People are falling in love with the wide-eyed visitor from abroad who discovers Kabukicho isn’t really like it is in video games.

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Maid cafe manager who dated one of his maids says he was kidnapped and beaten by the yakuza

Quitting your job can be hard when your bosses are gangsters.

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Manga about yakuza-turned-househusband gets live action commercial and we want more【Video】

Nothing’s cooking but some good ol’ yakuza fun.

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Strip club guidance booth raid in Japan ends with police seizing 440 pounds of raw fish

Investigators knew something fishy was going on in Nagasaki.

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Sega suspends sales of yakuza video game after actor/musician is arrested on cocaine charges

It’s one thing to play a crime boss in a game, but when the real life actor starts breaking the law, Sega is ready to pull the plug.

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Member of yakuza arrested for having honest job, dishonest application

60-year-old man’s application paperwork lands him in trouble.

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Founder of Japanese supermarket chain arrested on charges of receiving prostitution revenue

Would you still shop here knowing what you know now?

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Trick or Trafficking? Japanese mafia hand out candy to kids on Halloween, get away with it again

Gangsters from the yakuza group Yamaguchi-gumi were spotted with cute treat bags, surrounded by smiling children and furious adults.

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Yakuza currently threatening Japan’s sea cucumbers

Who needs drugs, gambling, and prostitution when there’s an ocean full of slimy black gold for the taking?

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Anime featuring yakuza thugs getting gender reassignment surgeries to become idols begins in July

New trailers give a glimpse of the insanity.

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Japanese Twitter users agree that yakuza members are more Photoshop savvy than the average joe

Although when you think about what they do for a living, it does makes sense.

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Clip shows Nintendo wouldn’t be the powerhouse it is today without cards and yakuza【Video】

Now one of the most influential firms in the video game industry, few know of the company’s past struggles.

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