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Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji


Synonyms 賭博黙示録カイジ, Tobaku Mokujiroku Kaiji

Released Feb 10, 1996

Genres

Drama Seinen Game

Author & Artist Fukumoto, Nobuyuki

Rating 8.44 /10 by 1,967 users myanimelist

Views 7,127

Pub. statusCompleted


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Story Line Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself Endou) is a debt collector. The reason for his visit is an unpaid loan which kaiji had previously co-signed for a work-mate (Furuhata Takeshi). The original loan was 30000 yen and once Takeshi had disappeared, the loan then fell on Kaiji. Kaiji is then told of a way to clear the interest compounded debt (which stood at 3,850,000 yen), which involved getting on a boat with others in his position. Once on the boat the debtors would then have to gamble with loaned money, which would end with a few winning, and others getting into deeper debt and having to work to pay of their debts. After some coercing kaiji accepts a position on the boat, in order to clear himself and make a bit of money as well... (Source: AniDB)

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