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Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku Hen

Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku Hen

Alternative Titles

English: Kaiji: Against All Rules
Synonyms: Kaiji 2
Japanese: 逆境無頼カイジ 破戒録篇


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2011 to Sep 28, 2011
Producers: Madhouse, VAP
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #1302
Popularity: #1045
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Several months after the events of the first season, Kaiji, with his appendages reattached and his debt now run up to 9.5 million yen, is still desperately seeking the elusive big score that will cancel all of his markers. Unbeknownst to him, Hyodo’s company, the Teiai Corporation, is actively searching for Kaiji, and have sent Kaiji’s old “friend” Endoh, who entered him in the high stakes games in the past, to find him.

The two meet when Kaiji chances to walk in front of Endoh’s car at a stop light, and thinking that he has found the answer to his prayers, Kaiji gets in the car with him. While Kaiji and Endoh are “happy” to see one another, and both want to see Kaiji’s debt repaid, their means to that goal couldn’t be more different.

Instead of leading Kaiji to the big score, Endoh delivers him drugged and docile to the Teiai Corporation’s secret underground labor camp where Kaiji will have an opportunity to repay his debt… with 15 years of hard labor.

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Related Anime

Adaptation: Tobaku Hakairoku Kaiji
Prequel: Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor

Characters & Voice Actors

Itou, Kaiji
Itou, Kaiji
Hagiwara, Masato
Hagiwara, Masato
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Kawamoto, Kunihiro
Kawamoto, Kunihiro


Sato, Yuzo
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Hirota, Mitsutaka
Aoyama, Hiroshi

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Mar 27, 2014
Prior to watching the second season of Kaiji, I was absolutely terrified. One of my friends had told me to not bother with it at all, while another three told me to enjoy the first arc while it lasts and forget that the second arc of the show even exists.
As you can imagine, I didn't want to love the first season to death, only to have the second suck majorly and weigh down my overall enjoyment and fondness for the show.

But don't fret guys, I want to tell you that it was one big false alarm. The latter season of Kaiji isn't merely read more
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May 14, 2011
Ok this is my first time to write a review so please go easy.

Let me start by saying I'm a huge fan of psychological thriller series and I must say Kaiji is one of the best there is in that aspect. Season 1 was just amazing, keeps you thinking and surprises you with the twisted outcomes. In Season 2 Kaiji has done it again, each episode keeps getting better and better makes you at the edge of your seat hunger to know whats will happen next.

If your a fan of Psychological thrillers such as Death note or Liar game, Kaiji is a must watch read more
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Both animes are very similar to each other, both heroes plot an ingenius plan to survive, both keeps you guessing until the end and hunger for the next one, both has amazing storyline.

Kaiji is a genius anime without the supernatural stuff from Death note.
As Kaiji, One Outs is all about gambling but here tokuchi gambles only in baseball with his skills of throwing ball and by making strategies how to win the game. First I has no hope for this anime as I don't like sports genes but after watching it I loved it. The strategies are just too good, just go for it if you loved kaiji. you won't regret it. m/

Opening Theme

"Chase the Light!" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas

Ending Theme

#1: "C Kara Hajimaru ABC" by Wasureranneeyo (eps 1-25)
#2: "Mirai wa Bokura no Te no Naka" by Kaiji with Redbourn Cherries (ep 26)

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