In the name of keeping global peace, politicians have come up with a new method of sorting out disputes: they meet in locations across the world and wager on a game of Mahjong. Koizumi is the former Prime Minister of Japan’s Cabinet who is not only a Mahjong master, but won't let anything stop him from attending a game – not even three bullets to the chest from hired hitmen! No matter what obstacles appear in his path, be they alien-controlled ministers, weapons of mass destruction hurtling towards Tokyo, or the resurrected form of Chairman Mao, Koizumi will play his best hand, down to the very last tile.
I don't know the first rule of Mahjong nor how you score. The only thing I do know is that it might have originated in China and that it involves tiles and ham. That didn't prevent me from enjoying an OVA based around it. Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku doesn't teach you how to play but it doesn't need that crap and neither do you. This is all about the ACTION. All about the raw EMOTION and BADASSERY that mahjong has to... read more
The story is a fictionalized version of Japan’s 89th prime minister, Junichirou Koizumi. In this political parody, Koizumi plays a special form of “mahjong diplomacy” against foreign adversaries such as George W. Bush, Kim Jong-il, Vladimir Putin, Margaret Thatcher, and others. When undergoing diplomatic meetings the victor of the game of mahjong, must have all their demands met. It also has... read more
|Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku||2008|