Trailer For Takashi Miike’s ‘Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld’


Over the past twenty years, Takashi Miike has shocked viewers with his transgressive work, never ceasing to be innovative no matter what genre; whether tackling samurai epics like 13 Assassins, J-horror such as One Missed Call, westerns like Sukiyaki Western Django or with family friendly films such as Phoenix Wright. this week, fans are treated to a couple of trailers for his next two films; first Over Your Dead Body (which we’ve already posted), and now The Great War of the Underworld courtesy of Twitch. There’s plenty of over-the-top footage and crazy set pieces, to have fans of the filmmaker really excited. Here’s the official plot:

“Akira (Hayato Ichihara) admires Genyo Kamiura who is the most powerful yakuza. Genyo Kamiura has been targeted numerous times, but has never died. He is called the invincible person. Because of Genyo Kamiura, Akira enters the world of the yakuza. His yakuza colleagues treats him like an idiot, Akira can’t even get tattoos because of his sensitive skin. Akira becomes disappointed in the yakuza world, because it’s not like what he say in the movies. Especially, in terms of loyalty and charity depicted of the yakuza. An assassin is then sent to take out Genyo Kamiura. The killers know that Genyo Kamiura is a vampire.”

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