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  • The yakusa are a living plague and they should be crushed the minute they reveal themselves, without ceremony, without a second thought.

    The Japanese Corpse

  • Apparently, it signifies the typical number of neurons required to find his jeans reasonably priced, or it's a yakusa-like ceremony to prove loyalty, as seen here.

    Riding Balls Out: The Haters and the Hated

  • I would like them to use tanks or machine-gun carriers when they attack the castle, but the roads are too narrow and the yakusa will see them coming.

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  • The commissaris wondered if the rage would kill a yakusa.

    The Japanese Corpse

  • “The yakusa are gangsters, miss?” the commissaris asked.

    The Japanese Corpse

  • The yakusa allowed themselves to be pushed, grinning at the antics of the three pompous but elegant men in their brocade vests and wide trousers.

    The Japanese Corpse

  • The yakusa chief, or the daimyo, as he is called, is a powerful man.

    The Japanese Corpse

  • He had thought that they were really wasting their time, that proper detection would give them results and lead them to the yakusa, that they were being silly adventurers, blundering about.

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  • The yakusa, all in dark neat suits, white shirts and black ties, were the frame that contained the moving picture.

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  • Mr. Fujitani was a yakusa, but a very innocent one.

    The Japanese Corpse

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