Kaiji

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  • TV-14
  • 2007
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.3  (2,402)

The story of Kaiji involve a man naed Itou Kaiji who lives his life as a homeless bum and a thief by stealing emblems from cars, as well as destroying car tires. One day, a man wearing a trench coat finds and visits Kaiji after he requested a loan that he still hasn't paid off yet to an emploter named Furata. Originally, Takeshi asked for a loan for 30000 yen, but after Takeshi went missing, Kaiji was then in charge of paying off the loan. The only way Kaiji can pay this loan off is to gamble for the amount, which leads him into bigger problems. These problems forced Kaiji to work twice as hard to pay off both his and Takeshi's debts. One day, Kaiji decides to clear his name by taking on a particular position on the boat.

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Seasons
The Future is in our Hands...
26. The Future is in our Hands...
 
Exhausted from its long war with Kaiji, the Bog finally falls and pays out! Kaiji now has enough money to save himself and his friends underground, but will he give into the temptation to keep the fortune for himself?
Tears of Resentment
25. Tears of Resentment
September 21, 2011
Even with the plates filled to the brim with silver balls, Ichijou's secret weapon, the Curtain of Wind, prevents Kaiji from winning. All seems lost when Kaiji runs out of money, until a ray of hope pierces the darkness!
Meandering Silver Balls
24. Meandering Silver Balls
 
Kaiji continues to fire away until even the losing holes on the third plate are blocked! It's just a matter of time now...or is it?
On Thin Ice
23. On Thin Ice
 
With the extreme tilt, the lost balls have clogged up the reject chute, blocking off the losing holes on the first two plates! Yet just when victory seems imminent, Kaiji realizes his fatal mistake!
The Power of Money
22. The Power of Money
 
Endou loans Kaiji his emergency cash and Kaiji resumes his attack on the Bog! As the crowd watches, he tapes three bills to the glass, declaring they're about to see a magic trick they'll never forget.
Victory Secured
21. Victory Secured
 
With just 250 balls left, Kaiji is on the verge of defeat! Yet here, as he clings by a thread, he finally notices a surefire way to win!
Destiny Gap
20. Destiny Gap
 
Kaiji's wild idea of tilting the building to tilt the Bog pays off, and Ichijou scrambles to counterattack! Can he stymie Kaiji again, or is it too late?!
Road to a Miracle
19. Road to a Miracle
 
Ichijou is backed into a corner and begins a frantic search for the remote that will activate the Bog's final "impenetrable defence." Will Kaiji lose his shot at the jackpot, or can he sink a ball before Ichijou gets the chance?
Unyielding Gate
18. Unyielding Gate
 
Even with the Forest of Pins cleared, Ichijou's block keeps Kaiji away from the Bog's final area, the three plates. Will Kaiji's relentless assault on the flippers succeed before he runs out of money?!
Pointless Pounding
17. Pointless Pounding
 
Kaiji's devious plan leaves the Bog's Forest of Pins in ruins, and a frantic Ichijou turns on the same automatic block that stopped Sakazaki. With no hope for victory, why does Kaiji continue to fruitlessly pound on the blockade?!
The Curtain Rises
16. The Curtain Rises
 
Even after being tortured by Ichijou, Kaiji returns to the casino with Sakazaki and Endou to carry out his plan and begin his duel with the Bog.
All an Act
15. All an Act
 
Of all the potential accomplices, Kaiji brings on the merciless loan shark from Teiai, Endou! Along with Sakazaki, the three plan to mount a final assault on the Bog and win the jackpot!
The Survivor's Road
14. The Survivor's Road
July 6, 2011
From his descent into the underground hell to his first encounter with the Bog and Ichijou, relive Kaiji's journey and see just how far he has left to go.
A Clue
13. A Clue
 
After his attempt on the Bog fails, Sakazaki takes the last of his money to the track. But when Kaiji has an epiphany on how to defeat the monster machine, can he get there in time to stop Sakazaki from wasting his cash?!
Heaven Falls, a Man Falls
12. Heaven Falls, a Man Falls
 
Sakazaki ignores Kaiji's warning and continues sinking money into the Bog, and it's only when he's nearly bankrupt that the two realize how tough the machine's defenses really are.
Joy and Lament
11. Joy and Lament
 
Sakazaki attacks the Bog with his magnetic beer as he attempts to win the jackpot, but as he continues to play, Kaiji smells a rat.
The Last Gamble
10. The Last Gamble
 
Kaiji encounters a man named Sakazaki who entices him with a sure-fire way to win six hundred million yen in one night! The key? A pachinko machine where each ball is worth 4,000 yen...A machine known as the Bog!
Cheers, and...
9. Cheers, and...
 
The Forty-fivers beat Ootsuki at his own game and win a huge windfall! The group entrusts Kaiji with the lot of their winnings, counting on him to go back to the surface and find the money to pay off all their debts!
Divine Retribution
8. Divine Retribution
 
Kaiji catches Ootsuki red handed, but when the foreman tries to weasel his way out of the game, will Kaiji walk away empty-handed?
Magic Dice
7. Magic Dice
 
The Forty-fivers are all in, and Ootsuki's got no choice but to resort to his magic dice. But will he get away with cheating this time?!
The Storm Descends
6. The Storm Descends
 
After three long, brutal months, Kaiji and his friends finally pay off their debts, and decide to pool their money at the next chinchiro game. With the max bet limit removed, can they win big or will they be bankrupt again?!
Abuse and Endurance
5. Abuse and Endurance
May 4, 2011
It's a test of willpower as Kaiji and the Forty-fivers struggle to save up and pay their debts, enduring hunger, thirst, and abuse from Ootsuki.
The Beginnings of a Comeback
4. The Beginnings of a Comeback
 
Ootsuki and Isawa clean Kaiji out with big rolls, and Kaiji finds himself in debt once again, even in the depths of hell. Now his wages are garnished, landing him in the company of fellow losers, the "Forty-fivers."
Bits of Luck
3. Bits of Luck
 
The stakes are raised when Kaiji's first turn as dealer comes up, and the foreman and his crony bet the maximum amount!
The Rules of the Game
2. The Rules of the Game
April 13, 2011
Kaiji attempts to win big money underground playing the dice game chinchirorin, but will his big bet pay dividends or clean him out?
Underground Hell
1. Underground Hell
 
Months after amassing a ten million yen debt to the Teiai Group, Kaiji is finally caught and sent to an underground forced labor camp. His only hope of escape is to save up for a one-day pass back to the surface.
Description

The story of Kaiji involve a man naed Itou Kaiji who lives his life as a homeless bum and a thief by stealing emblems from cars, as well as destroying car tires. One day, a man wearing a trench coat finds and visits Kaiji after he requested a loan that he still hasn't paid off yet to an emploter named Furata.

Originally, Takeshi asked for a loan for 30000 yen, but after Takeshi went missing, Kaiji was then in charge of paying off the loan.

The only way Kaiji can pay this loan off is to gamble for the amount, which leads him into bigger problems. These problems forced Kaiji to work twice as hard to pay off both his and Takeshi's debts.

One day, Kaiji decides to clear his name by taking on a particular position on the boat.

  • Premiere Date
    October 3, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (2,402)