10 Great Yakuza Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

In Japan the term Yakuza is used to describe the members of organized crime syndicates, as well as the syndicates themselves. Formally they’re known as bōryokudan, meaning violent groups. They are the equivalent to the English term mafia. The origin of the Yakuza is uncertain, possibly dating back to gangs of rōnin turned bandits, or […]