Tokyo Podcast 22: Japanese Yakuza

With a history that dates back hundreds of years and a business empire that stretches into many areas of modern Japan, the Yakuza are both a feared and respected part of Japanese society.

On this episode of Tokyo Podcast we talk to Belgian photographer Anton Kusters who spent two years photographing the Japanese Yakuza and has produced a fascinating photo book detailing his journey into the heart of the Japanese criminal world.

Anthony also talks about a staple less stapler that he recently bought from FlutterScape, a website that makes buying all the weird and wacky items from Japan available to the world.

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