Director Haruyasu Noguchi displays tongue-in-cheek brilliance in this classic screwball comedy. Countless hit-men go on an erratic killing spree with some of the most peculiar murder tactics ever to hit Japanese cinema. Joe Shishido leads an all-star cast in a murder mystery tale full of whimsy.
In a miserable town corrupted by murder, one of the five Gokou-kai bosses, Sasaki is gunned down. Beside his lifeless body lay a card; the ace of spades. The man responsible for Sasaki's death was a serial killer who went by the name of "Joe of Spades". The remaining four Gokou-kai executives panicked, for they had already received "greeting cards" from Joe. Each card was numbered from 1 to 5, taunting the four that they are next in line.