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To ensure peace between the Nioh & the Yasha gang, Nioh boss Iwao
Fudoh (Toru Minegishi) decides to sacrifice his son by way of
decapitation, but little does he know, that his younger son, Riki, is
secretly watching him.
10 years later: Riki (Shosuke Tanihara)
is now in high school, & it seems the 4 big bosses of the Nioh gang
are all killed by highschool kids or even primary school kids, but
everybody but Akira Aizone (Kenji Takano), gigantic fellow student of
Riki, fils to make the connection. Soon, Akira is joining Riki's gang of
assassins, mainly primary school brats & 2 high school girls, one a
hermaphrodite who can shoot darts from her vagina. Riki & company
soon go to Nioh temple itself, the headquarters of the Nioh gang, &
there they kill all the senior leaders of the gang - & all in
accordance with Riki's father Iwao, who is, since his other son's death,
in league with Yasha gang chief Nohma (Riki Takeuchi), but it soon seems
that man wants more than just dominance over the Nioh & the Yasha
gang, but even wants to attack the USA (!?), & the only man in his
way is Riki, so he asks of Iwao to kill his second son too, to which
Iwao agrees, hiring Riki's halfbrother Gondoh (Takeshi Caesar) to do the
job. So, disguised as a physical education teacher Gondoh kills Riki's
female assassins & wounds Akira severely by blowing up his motorbike
before going after Riki himself ... who is only saved by the timely
intervention of his mysterious English teacher, who turns out to be Riki's
dead brother's only true love. When in the same night, Riki's father
Iwao tries to first decapitate then shoot Riki, instead he himself ends up dead,
losing his own head. At Iwao's funeral, Riki & Nohma, sworn enemies,
meet again, & ...
As more often than not
in Takashi Miike's films, he does incorporate some crazy over the top
ideas into the proceedings, but unfortunately it is all done in a
style-over-content way, & so his ideas seem rather out of place in a
very conventional yakuza tale, as are various subplots &
plottwists that just lead to nowhere, and characters who are just
introduced to stir up some attention but are being killed off again before
they are even properly used.