Azuma-gumi

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The Azuma-gumi (東組?) is a yakuza organization based in Osaka, Japan.[1] The Azuma-gumi is a designated yakuza group with an estimated 170 active members.[2]

History[edit]

The Azuma-gumi was registered as a designated yakuza group under the Organized Crime Countermeasures Law in August 1993.[3]

Condition[edit]

The Azuma-gumi is one of the two designated yakuza groups based in the Osaka Prefecture, along with the Sakaume-gumi, and maintains its headquarters office in Nishinari, Osaka.[2]

Azuma-gumi Nishinari office

Presidents[edit]

  • 1st: Kiyoshi Azuma
  • 2nd: Hiroshi Takimoto

References[edit]