The dark powers
December 14, 2013 9:35 AM Subscribe
In the last few weeks, extensive evidence has emerged that Japanese show business is saturated with the yakuza’s influence. Police records and sources, along with testimony from current and former yakuza members, have revealed that many powerful Japanese talent agencies and production companies are not simply fronts for the yakuza—they are the yakuza.
Yakuza Goes Hollywood
– Jake Adelstein reports on recent attempts to remove the yakuza from the entertainment industry
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