Kyokuto-kai

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The Kyokuto-kai (極東会 Kyokutō-kai?) is a yakuza organization based in Tokyo, Japan.[1] The Kyokuto-kai is a designated yakuza group with an estimated 1,200 active members.[2]

History[edit]

The Kyokuto-kai was registered as a designated yakuza group under the Organized Crime Countermeasures Law in July 1993.[3]

Condition[edit]

Based in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, the Kyokuto-kai maintains its offices in 14 other prefectures including Hokkaido.[2]

In the early 2000s, the Kyokuto-kai was involved in a feud with the rival Matsuba-kai, which led to a number of shootings.[4]

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