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Yakuza: The Japanese Mafia

History
166.0k viewsReasons The Yakuza Is More Than Just A Japanese MafiaThe yakuza are Japanese organized crime syndicates. They have existed in some form for more than 400 years, making them older than...
Japanese People
25.6k views19 Heinously Brazen or Brutal Yakuza Crimes in Modern TimesDespite diminishing in size from its heyday, the yakuza remains an active force in modern Japan. In the 21st century, yakuza deal ...
Crime Entertainment
241 votersThe Best Yakuza MoviesA list of the best yakuza movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This yakuza movie list is orde...
Tattoos
314.9k views16 Yakuza Tattoos and Their Symbolic MeaningTraditional Japanese tattooing, or irezumi, has been intertwined with the yakuza since their inception. In the Edo period (1603 to...
Anime
804 votersThe Best Anime About The Yakuza GangList of the best yakuza anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation,...