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- Movie: Vicious Path of Shabu
- Romaji: Shabu gokudo
- Japanese: シャブ極道
- Director: Tatsuoki Hosono
- Writer: Izuru Narushima
- Producer: Kazunari Hashiguchi
- Cinematographer: Hideo Yamamoto
- Release Date: May 28, 1996
- Runtime: 164 min.
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Makabe is a yakuza who is addicted to 'shabu' (a slang refers to stimulant drug). He lives as if he wants to destroy himself. He steals a mistress of the boss of a big yakuza syndicate by force. He takes over the yakuza group he belongs to, by killing the old boss. When he tries to use 'shabu' as the main finacial resource of his group, it leads to the serious confrontation with another big yakuza syndicate.
One of 'Kansai Gokudou Trilogy' directed by Tatsuoki Hosono, based on the novel by Yukio Yamanouchi. (The other 2 are 'Osaka Gokudou Sensou: Shinoidare' and 'Baishun Bouryokudan')
During the film's release "Shabu gokudo" was classified as an adult film due to its heavy violent conent.
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