Mudazumonaki Kaikaku
The Legend of Koizumi
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Mudazumonaki Kaikaku

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Synonyms: Reform with no Wasted Draws, Ritz, Oretachi Kenou Shineitai, Lacross Shoujo Katagiri Ririn-san wa Totemo Moteru
Japanese: ムダヅモ無き改革
English: The Legend of Koizumi
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 144
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 8, 2006 to 2015
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama
Theme: Strategy Game Strategy Game
Serialization: Kindai Mahjong
Authors: Oowada, Hideki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.991 (scored by 21392,139 users)
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Ranked: #7672
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Popularity: #2218
Members: 9,266
Favorites: 175


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Volumes: /16
Chapters: /144


Global political figures such as The Pope, Kim Jong Il, George W. Bush and recent Japanese Prime Ministers play riichi mahjong against each other.

Included one-shots:
Volume 3: Ritz Season.1
Volume 4: Oretachi Kenou Shineitai
Volume 11: Ritz Season.2
Volume 12: Lacross Shoujo Katagiri Ririn-san wa Totemo Moteru
Volume 13: Ritz Season.3



Sep 5, 2010
Preliminary (49/144 eps)
Welcome to World War III… Mahjong style!

When the political world revolves around Mahjong and the fate of humanity rests on it, you know Mahjong is serious business… in a funny way.

In a nutshell, Mudazumo is a silly manga that parodies the cutthroat nature of global politics. Famous figures such as George W. Bush (and his Papa!), Kim Jong Il, Vladimir Putin, Junichiro Koizumi, Adolf Hitler, and even the Pope battle it out in a game of high stakes Mahjong where they can wager anything from cash to F-15 fighter jets!

Don’t be fooled by the seinen label. Other than the subject matter, this is extremely shounen-esque. ...
Jun 10, 2024
Mixed Feelings
The main characters of this manga are politicians and other historical figures of various countries and periods of time that engage in sometimes absurd activities and, most importantly, mahjong fights, that consist of fighting the evil side through various mahjong shenanigans. At times the story gets so cringy that you laugh from the sheer cringe of it.

Important to note that if you don't know much about mahjong and its rules, then your experience might be more boring than it could've been. Also the events unfold so fast and so often that you lose track of them and don't really understand what's going on, this manga ...

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