The yakuza are Japan's organized crime syndicates, like the triads in other parts of Asia or the mafia in the West. Yet the operations and social. Sumiyoshi-kai is the second largest yakuza group in Japan with roughly 12, members (20, by some estimates) divided into clans. It has a well-known. Sumiyoshi-kai is the second largest yakuza group in Japan with roughly 12, members (20, by some estimates) divided into clans. It has a well-known.
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How Powerful Is The Yakuza? They function as a police force in their areas of operation, to help reduce crime, crime that would be their competition. Belgian photographer Anton Kusters spent two years with a feared Yakuza crime family in Tokyo and was given intimate access to their secretive, and often violent, inner circle. The idea is that a person with a weak sword grip then has to rely more on the group for protection—reducing individual action. My Life in Japan's Underworld Kotan Publishing ISBN Seymour, Christopher. YAKUZA GROUPS Twenty-four organizations are designated by police as crime syndicates. Sumiyoshi has the largest presence in the Roppongi entertainment district with 10 offices.