Everything is on the line and the stakes have never been higher in a new trailer for KAIJI: FINAL GAME, an upcoming live-action film that brings the Kaiji film series (based on the gambling manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto) to a close with some of the most diabolical life-and-death games yet. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new trailer has been revealed for Kaiji: Final Game, the third live-action film adaptation based on the manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto about a down-on-his-luck gambler who becomes embroiled in a series of deadly games for the amusement of corrupt elites. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese steaming website AbemaTV is getting in on the high stakes gambling action, because from January 25 - March 18, 2018, they're recruiting easy marks - er, I mean "contestants" - to participate in a special "Real Kaiji Grand Prix" variety TV program offering a shot at a grand prize of 100 million yen (about $919,000 US). Hit the jump to learn more.
Crunchyroll previously reported on how TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) is hosting a variety game show program inspired by Nobuyuki Fukumoto's high-stakes gambling manga, Kaiji, and how they were looking for contestants with outstanding debts to participate. Now the program is offering a new opportunity to make money: as one of the black-suited, sunglasses-sporting goons who work for the villainous Teiai Corporation. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokyo Broadcasting System is looking for a few desperate debtors (i.e. "contestants") to take part in a variety-style competition show themed around the seedy underworld of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's gambling manga, Kaiji. Hit the jump to learn more.
Takeshi Kaga, a Japanese actor perhaps best known in the West for his role as Chairman Kaga in the original Iron Chef, will be playing the role of Ichikawa, the blind mahjong master, in the upcoming sequel series to Akagi, a live-action TV drama based on the high stakes gambling manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. Hit the jump to learn more.
The genius who descended into the darkness is returning to Japanese airwaves, because a new live-action TV drama based on Nobuyuki Fukumoto's high-stakes gambling manga Akagi is heading to BS SKY PerfecTV! in October of 2017. Hit the jump to zawa...zawa...
After some 27 years of serialization and 33 collected volumes of high-stakes gambling tension, Nobuyuki Fukumoto's seinen manga about a maverick mahjong master, Akagi, will be coming to an end with the final chapter to be published in February of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
The good news: there's a new Silent Hill game on the way. The bad news: it's a pachislot gambling machine. Hit the jump to learn more.