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Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji (賭博黙示録カイジ, lit. Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji), also known as Ultimate Survivor Kaiji, is a Japanese manga series written by Nobuyuki Fukumoto.

The first arc of the manga (13 volumes) was adapted into a 26-episode TV anime series called Gyakkyō Burai Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor (逆境無頼カイジ Ultimate Survivor), which began airing in October 2007. A second season of the series based on the second arc of the manga, titled Gyakkyō Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku-hen (逆境無頼カイジ 破戒録篇) premiered in April 2011 and ran till September of the same year. The series also spawned a number of franchise under its title in games for the PlayStation, Nintendo DS, mobile, Japanese pachinko and slot machines, as well as social games.

A live-action 'Kaiji' movie was released in 2009 in Japan with Tatsuya Fujiwara playing the role of 'Kaiji'. A sequel, named 'Kaiji 2' was released in 2011 with Tatsuya playing the same role.

Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji is considered Fukumoto's most famous work and is well-known in both Japan and Korea. It was the winner of the the General category of the 1998 Kodansha Manga Award.

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