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Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji (Manga)

Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji

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Synonyms: Kaiji Part 3
Japanese: 賭博堕天録カイジ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 131
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 2004 to Apr 2008
Authors: Fukumoto, Nobuyuki (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #7502
Popularity: #2647
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Itou Kaiji, now free of debt but without a penny is leeching himself in Mr.Sakazaki's new house, despite all the flirtings (extreme torment for Kaiji) from Sakazaki's daughter, Mikoko. Sakazaki attempts to kick Kaiji out, even by offering a farewell 'we never knew each other' money of 3000000 yen. While Kaiji ponders himself on the decision, he is visited by Miyoshi and Maeda, two of his 'allies' he had saved from the last part of the series.

Related Manga

Prequel: Tobaku Hakairoku Kaiji
Sequel: Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji: Kazuya-hen


Itou, Kaiji
Muraoka, Takashi
Hyoudou, Kazuya
Miyoshi, Tomohiro
Sakazaki, Mikoko
Sakazaki, Kotaro

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Apr 10, 2014
Do you think it's possible for Kaiji to return once more after everything he's been through - just as his life was seemingly going all right?

The answer is a resounding: YES.

I was very hesitant before going into this arc of Kaiji for two principal reasons:
A) I figured the reason as to why he has to gamble for his life, AGAIN, would smell more of an author milking a franchise than a believable plot
B) the entirety of the arc is Mahjong. JUST - Mahjong.

However, it wasn't like that at all:
A) I have to say read more
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Aug 31, 2010
Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji: The third arc of one of Fukumoto Nobuyuki's brilliant gambling stories: Kaiji. Assuming that you have read the past arcs, Kaiji has his freedom back. However, he's in an unfortunate situation which doesn't allow him much enjoyment in life: He's penniless. Throughout the story, he meets his friends who allow him another opportunity to gamble. Another chance in life to redeem himself. This time, it's with Mah Jong.

The story of Kaiji has always been extremely captivating and enjoyable. Knowing how much difficulty and trouble Kaiji has been through in the story is infuriating at times, but it helps in depicting read more
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