Mind games, high stakes and character designs are some similarities that On a side note, Akagi deals only with mahjong, so some knowledge about it is needed to get the most out of the series, while Kaiji has various games which are thoroughly explained and thus making it easier to approach.Both have an unique artstyle, share the same mood and are about ridiculously high stakes games. He is not a genius who is forever five steps ahead of the opponent or the audience; in fact, viewers are nearly always on the same page as Kaiji.As every arc revolves around mahjong, the anime remains consistent throughout. In the manga, Akagi's match with Washizu took around two decades to reach its completion; consequently, the anime only scratched the surface of this epic saga and its awesome villain.This is not a story about gamblers chasing a high, and even though the stakes might sometimes be lower than those set in Although this renders the outcomes of most arcs a foregone conclusion, it also makes it easier to simply enjoy the show's minute-to-minute thrills. Anime/Manga: Kaiji fanfiction archive with over 42 stories.
Such grim daydreams might occur when watching the dismal daily news, but on one fateful day, Light Yagami finds that these daydreams can become reality. They're both in the local table tennis club and both have a natural talent for it, although Smile's personality always enables him from winning against Peco.