By Tom Mes

This variation incorporates a new and increased color part, thoroughly up-to-date DVD info, and several other fresh studies of Takashi Miike motion pictures that have been unavailable for assurance on the time of the book's preliminary creation.

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He then locates Yoshihito in a decrepit apartment. When he tells his younger brother that he wants to take him away from Wang and bring him home to his parents, Yoshihito pulls a gun on him and says he has no interest in leaving. With the foolishness of y o u t h , h e s a y s t h a t h e is’just u s i n g W a n g t o h i s o w n e n d s . T a t s u h i t o t e l l s h i m a m a n l i k e Wang doesn’t let himself be used, then tries to grab his brother’s gun. A struggle ensues in which T a t s u h i t o b e a t s h i s b r o t h e r i n t o s u b m i s s i o n .

They are listlessly shot, sloppily edited (by Yasushi Shimamura, who would go on to become Miike’s regular editor, greatly improving his skills along the way) and feature universally poor performances by actors whose voices are shoddily dubbed in a poorly delivered mishmash of languages. Structurally the two films sink to even lower depths than A Human Murder Weapon, with characters appearing and disappearing at whim, a ptot hinging on coincidences and a story that generally serves as an excuse to show uninspired martial arts scenes.

When he turns up at a gambling den owned by the group, several Tamazawa men spot him and Tetsuya is thrown out by Ishibashi. Meanwhile, his stubbornness and immaturity are also affecting his relationship with Kayo, not helped by the fact that Tetsuya is spending more time with four of his old friends (one of whom is played byyoshiyuki 6mori) than with her. But the fightswith his girlfriend only help to drive him further away from her and make him more determined to be re-adopted into the yakuza.

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