Japan’s Yakuza: Inside the syndicate


inside the yakuza

In 2011 a Belgian photographer was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families and put together a simply breathtaking pictorial look into the crime family, which ended up as a coffee table book. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in the underworld and now The Economist has taken that footage and turned it into one of the most insightful documentaries ever produced.

It’s a family that is generally quite shrouded in secrecy, so the fact that we even get this much insight into the Japanese underworld is something to celebrate. It certainly wasn’t what I was expecting at all…

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