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The Teiai (帝愛 lit. Love Emperor) Corporation is a financial consulting firm in the Kaiji series.

It plays as the main group that sponsors most of the major gambling events that happens under the orders of its president, Kazutaka Hyōdō.

The company mainly lends out money and when the debtor cannot pay back, they are forced to participate in the gambling events Teiai hold, or are sent to the underground labor camp.

According to Takashi Muraoka, another big source of income of Teiai comes from criminal protection as they are responsible for covering up multiple illegal and tax-evading businesses with hefty fees. Muraoka's casino is one of the illegal business under Teiai's thumb.

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Trivia

  • The headquarters of Teiai is never seen in the main series.
  • In the live action film adaptations, the Starside Hotel is used as the headquarters of Teiai.
  • The company seems to be above the laws as they can practice slavery and cover up multiple illegal and tax-evading businesses without being ''visited'' by the authority. It is possible that Kazutaka bribes a vast majority of government officials to make his business goes smoothly.