NEW Serial Gambling: A video essay by Chris D., author of Gun and Sword: An Encyclopedia of Japanese Gangster Films 1955-1980, on Big Time Gambling Boss‘s origins in the Toei studio’s serialized yakuza movie production and what sets the film apart (1080p; 25:24)
NEW Ninkyo 101: In this video essay, Mark Schilling, author of The Yakuza Movie Book, delves into the history and impact of the classical style of yakuza film, the ninkyo eiga or “chivalry films” (1080p; 14:35)
Gallery of original promotional stills (chapter breaks; 0:12)
Trailer (1080p; 3:07)
NEW Reversible sleeve featuring original and commissioned artwork by maarko phntm
NEW Limited edition booklet featuring writing on the film by author Stuart Galbraith IV, and critic Hayley Scanlon
Limited edition of 2000 copies, presented in full-height Scanavo packaging with removable OBI strip leaving packaging free of certificates and markings
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