I doubt a gaijin (think I spelled that right) could ever truly join the Yakuza. I think the closest you'll come to being Yakuza when not Japanese. I doubt a gaijin (think I spelled that right) could ever truly join the Yakuza. I think the closest you'll come to being Yakuza when not Japanese. Police say number of people in organised crime syndicates fell below for first time on record last year.
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Joining the yakuza - setzt man
This is true also of the many Korean and fewer Chinese yakuza members. I heard the same idea, although in simpler language from one of my tekiya informants. One article on the life of the old yashi groups with vivid illustrations of street peddling. I know that a lot of bathhouses, gyms, and such don't allow people with tattoos in because of the stigma of organized crime. Los Angeles is particularly attractive because of the influx of young actresses desperate to get their big break in the film industry.