Yamikin Ushijima-kun

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Yamikin Ushijima-kun
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  • Title: 闇金ウシジマくん
  • Title (romaji): Yamikin Ushijima-kun
  • Title (English): Ushijima the Loan Shark
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Human drama

Season 1

  • Episodes: 9
  • Broadcast network: TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Oct-12 to 2010-Dec-14
  • Air time: Tuesday 24:55
  • Theme song: Sudachi by Karasu


This drama depicts the harsh reality of those at the bottom of society through the eyes of the loanshark Ushijima. He is the head of Kaukau Finance which is a ruthless black market lending operation, charging as much as 50% interest every ten days.

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Yamikin Ushijima-kun Cast.jpg

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Season 2

Yamikin Ushijima-kun Season2
  • Episodes: 9
  • Broadcast network: TBS / MBS
  • Broadcast period: 2014-Jan-16 to 2014-Mar-14
  • Air time: Tuesday 24:55


Drama series contains stories of debtors who suffer from Kaoru Ushijima, (Yamada Takayuki). A crisis also occurs for Kaoru Ushijima's company Kaukau Finance.


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Season 3

  • Episodes: 9
  • Broadcast network: TBS / MBS
  • Broadcast period: MBS 2016-Jul-17 to 2016-Sep-19 / TBS 2016-Jul-20 to 2016-Sep-21


Mayumi (Mitsumune Kaoru), who works for a publishing company, happens to meet a mysterious man who calls himself Shindo (Nakamura Tomoya). Told by a fortune teller that she will have a “destined meeting”, she pays attention to this. But what awaits her is ironically an encounter with Ushijima Kaoru (Yamada Takayuki), the boss of Cowcow Finance, is known as a legendary black market lender. Cowcow Finance lends money at an illegally high interest rate of 5% every 10 days and relentlessly corners bad debtors



Yamikin Ushijima-kun Gaiden: Yamikin Saihara-san
  • Title: 闇金ウシジマくん外伝 闇金サイハラさん
  • Title (romaji): Yamikin Ushijima-kun Gaiden: Yamikin Saihara-san
  • Title (English): Ushijima the Loan Shark Side Story: Saihara the Loan Shark
  • Episodes: 15
  • Broadcast network: MBS / TBS
  • Broadcast period: 2022-Sep-21 to 2022-Dec-28
  • Air time: Wednesday 00:59 (MBS) / Wednesday 01:28 (TBS)


Appeared in the movie version of Yamikin Ushijima-kun, Saihara Akane is an illegal loan shark who is taken advantage of by the yakuza gangsters, that always make unreasonable demands and try to make her life in the underworld difficult.


Loan Shark Team "Rhino Loan"

Production Credits


  • The original manga, which was nominated for Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize twice, shows the harsh reality of social disparity in often grotesque and explicit pictures.
  • Based on the manga series "Yamikin Ushijima-kun" by Manabe Shohei (first published 2004 by Weekly Magazine Big Comic Spirits)

External Links

Summer 2010 TBS Winter 2011
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Autumn 2013 TBS Spring 2014
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