Akagi

Akagi

TV-MA
  • Drama
  • Psychological

Description

The story revolves around the mahjong gambling exploits of Shigeru Akagi. After a death-defying game of chicken one evening in 1958, Akagi nonchalantly enters a yakuza mahjong parlor to shake the police's trail. Although he is unfamiliar with the rules of mahjong, his gambling intuition saves a small time gambler, Nangou, and grants him a seat at the...Read More gambling table. As the night progresses, the stakes are raised both within the game and for Akagi, who is under the suspicion of the local policeman, Yasuoka. However, Akagi manages to defeat Keiji Yagi-despite Yagi's cheating during the game-and impresses the members of the gambling house. Read Less