Kaiji (2009)

Kaiji is a live-action Japanese movie directed by Toya Sato and based on the gambling manga “Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji” by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. It was released by Toho in Japan on October 10, 2009.

Movie info

Original title
Release date
October 10, 2009
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Tatsuya Fujiwara stars as a down-and-out gambler named Kaiji who’s forced to board a gambling ship to clear his debt. His situation quickly turns dire, but he finds his instinct for self-preservation improves his gambling ability by leaps and bounds whenever his own life is at stake.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
tatsuya-fujiwara Tatsuya Fujiwara Kaiji Ito
Kenichi Matsuyama Kenichi Matsuyama Makoto Sahara
Yuriko Yoshitaka Yuriko Yoshitaka
Teruyuki Kagawa Teruyuki Kagawa Yukio Tonegawa
Taro Yamamoto Taro Yamamoto Joji Funai
Yuki Amami Yuki Amami Rinko Endo
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi Koji Ishida
Kei Sato Kei Sato Kazutaka Okada
Suzuki Matsuo Suzuki Matsuo Taro Otsuki
sotaro Sotaro
ryushin-tei Ryushin Tei
Shohei Uno Shohei Uno


  • Trailer (Japanese)

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  • Second Teaser (Japanese)

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  • Teaser (Japanese)

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Film series

  1. Kaiji (2009)
  2. Kaiji 2 (2011)


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Last Updated 29 Aug 2014 at 17:39