background Important Facts About the Yakuza

 

The yakuza originated in a small fishing village in Japan. They were known for their deceptive salesmanship and their involvement in politics. They formed into families and were feared for their shoddy merchandise and dangerous lifestyle. The yakuza was a popular choice for people who needed protection in the city. There are now over 200,000 members, and their activities vary widely. Here are some of the most important facts about the samurai.