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TV Asahi Drama Special 2016 ~ Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 3 July 2016
Scriptwriter: Nakazono Miho (Totto Terebi, Doctor X Series, Hatsukoi)
Cast: Yonekura Ryoko, Endo Kenichi, Uchida Yuki, Katsumura Masanobu, Suzuki Kosuke, Kishibe Ittoku, Nishida Toshiyuki, Namase Katsuhisa, Inoo Kei, Aoki Munetaka, Hashimoto Manami, Kishimoto Kayoko, Hashizume Isao, Beat Takeshi… 430 more words

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Beyond Outrage (Japan, 2012)

Directed by: Takeshi Kitano. Once I was made aware that there was a sequel to the modern yakuza gore-fest Outrage, I was a little curious. 340 more words

New gachapon vending machine capsule toy range features miniature sweaters for water bottles

Move over water bottle panties, it’s time to dress up your drinks with a fashionable over-the-shoulder sweater that takes its styling cues from Beat Takeshi. 282 more words


Fireworks (1998)

An ex-cop tries to spend time with his dying wife during her final days, but a Yakuza loan shark refuses to leave him in peace. 127 more words


Brother (2001)

When an uncompromising Yakuza leaves Japan to avoid igniting a gang war he joins his brother, a small time drug dealer in America, and shocks both his friends and enemies with his ruthless brutality. 146 more words


Boiling Point (1990)

A slow-witted garage attendant travels to Okinawa to buy a gun when his friend gets into trouble with the local Yakuza.

Even by Kateshi Kitano’s understated standards, Boiling Point is a very ponderous affair. 167 more words


Battle Royale (2000)

A Japan increasingly concerned with spiralling urban violence makes an example of troublesome teens by stranding them on a desert island and forcing them to fight to the death. 189 more words