We Spoke to Takashi Miike About His Bonkers Yakuza Vampire Movie
The cult Japanese director talks about his prolific output, his scuttled Tom Hardy project, and that time his mom took a bunch of her friends to see 'Ichi the Killer.'
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A Westerner’s Guide to SEGA’s Amazing Yakuza Games
The Bit Socket boys, founders of the UK Yakuza Fan Club, explain why the popular Japanese franchise warrants your attention.
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The Ghastly Glory of New Japan Pro Wrestling
The craziest, most violent, most reprehensible, and best show in combat sports is New Japan Pro Wrestling. Which, somehow, is now a thing you can watch on TV.
Underground Fighters of Japan
A Japanese movie producer wasn't satisfied with the professional fighting tournaments out there, so he made his own—one that has as few rules as possible in an attempt to replicate street fighting.