Sushi Blog — yakuza

Japanese ex convicts open a restaurant - will they come?

Posted by Sadao Sasaki on

Life is not easy for Yakuza, or organized crime members when they are back in society even after doing time and having paid their dues. Many of them are branded by one of their fingers cut off when leaving the organization.  People feel intimidated and shun these men with lost fingers in public, leaving them very little hope for finding work or leading normal life, but these former prison buddies decide to open an udon restaurant together to make living and pay debt to the society.

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