Definitions

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  • n. The brothers. They are high in rank in the yakuza clan. Their leader is the shatei gashira.

Etymologies

From the Japanese Yakuza hierarchy, the word 兄弟 (kyōdai) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fireman (aka Faiyâman/Magma Man) is an interesting tokusatsu series featuring a kyodai hero (giant hero) that aired in Japan on Nippon Television in 1973.

    Battle Sequence 002: Fireman (1973)

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