Movie (1 ep x 70 min)
2.508 out of 5 from 164 votes
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Two Japanese survivors of the Khmer Rouge massacres in Cambodia vow to find a sanctuary, even if they have to build it themselves. Returning to Japan, they take seemingly opposite paths: one becomes a politician, the other a gangster. As Asami and Hojo work through the linked worlds of politics and crime in modern Japan, they don't hesitate to do anything necessary to secure their own positions and stay true to their vow. Loyal to no one else, they find their friendship increasingly tested as they rise in their chosen fields.

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chii's avatar by chii on Oct 5, 2009
Score: 6/10

This show more feels like it was made in 1986 instead of 1996. Everything about it screams 80's, from their stylish hair to the constant random, and i mean very random sex scenes. The show started off with a full on 5 minutes of sex....2 men make a pact with one another after going through some pretty hard times and even more to come. they lead very very different lives, one being a politician and the other... read more

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