Director: Kiyoshi Saeki
Cast: Tomisaburō Wakayama, Reiko Ônobuta, Shingo Yamashiro, Bunta Sugawara, Kotaro Satomi
It is the third film in the Gokudo series. In this episode, set in 1937, the main character of the series gang leader Shimamura is drafted into the military and fight in China.
Hated by a rival group the Sakakibara family which is a prostitute ring wants to take over the territory while Shimamura is away. Shimamura sneaks away from the military base once he learns his group is in danger, and during a big brawl with rival yakuza, Sakakibara loses an arm and his family is beaten.
Shimamura later gets wrongfully accused of a crime and deserting his post and sentenced to 3 years in military prison. Sakakibara has now also entered the military, but as a officer and a pimp, this is where things get really interesting, however, Shimamura is all heart and guts.
1968 Color Anamorphic Widescreen 93 Mins.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.