Yamaguchi gumi(group), which is one of the biggest Japanese mafia so-called Yakuza in Japan, held a Halloween party for children living around its stronghold in Kobe.
Yamaguchi gumi has 14,000 members, and is designated as a major mafia by Japanese police with Sumiyoshi kai(group), Kobe Yamaguchi gumi and Inagawa kai etc. It consists of a boss, a few brothers, several dozen young brothers and others.
According to US economic magazine Fortune, it gains 700 billion dollars per a year, and its earning is the third biggest of world’s mafia’s one following Russian mafia and Italian mafia.
To make people living around the headquarter feel safe and a sense of closeness, Yamaguchi gumi holds some events for them. They held a Halloween event on October 31, 2017 and handed treats out children who visited the headquarter. They also have rice cake pounding event
at the end of every year.
These days, an observation against Japanese Yakuza by police is getting strict, so Yamaguchi gumi tries to ask people for understanding through these kinds of events.