Hard-hitting postwar crime drama that owes much of its origin to THE STREET WITH NO NAME, except that this is now set in Japan and the addition of the Asian background adds much to the story. Ryan is a gangleader in Japan who has gathered a group of ex-servicemen around him and organized
the lucrative pachinko parlors. Ryan is a vicious man whose cruel side is often in evidence. Stack is sent by the army to get inside the gang in order to solve the murder of a GI. Stack manages to convince Ryan that he is a hoodlum and joins the mob, which is the Asian version of the Chicago-type
gangs of the 1920s. Stack moves in with Yamaguchi, widow of one of the gang's dead com...