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Gambling Apocalypse: KAIJI, Volume 3

Having escaped the Espoir, Kaiji returned home with debts over than six-million yen still hanging over his head. The life-threatening experience has motivated him to change his ways. But real opportunities for advancement in the mid-nineties are hard to come by. Japan's financial bubble has burst as the country's economy has recently collapsed.

Kaiji, now working part-time at a convenience store, resents society for his lack of prospects. So when approached with an opportunity to make some big money quick, Kaiji decides he'd rather take his chances than toil away at dead-end job for the rest of his years.

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About the Author

Nobuyuki Fukomoto made his manga debut in 1980 and has penned more than one-hundred and fifty volumes over his illustrious career. In 1998 he was presented the Kodansha Manga Award's Comic of the Year for his work on Gambling Apocalypse: Kaiji. Known to incorporate both elements of gambling and finance in his works, Fukumoto's most memorable titles tend to focus on the consequences of Japan's economic culture. Kaiji was recognized by the publishing world for how it rendered a changing social landscape after Japan's economic bubble had burst. Outside of Kaiji, Fukumoto is best known for his other international best-sellers, which include: Akagi (Take Shobo), Gin and Kin (Futabasha) and Kurosawa: The Strongest Man (Shogakukan).

Page Count
360 pages
Release Date
2021-12-13
ISBN
9781634429283
Translation
Highstone, Inc.
Lettering
Brandon Bovia, Nicole Dochych, Glen Isip, Lauren Eldon, Laura Kovalcin