Someone bold enough to snap shots of the mafia could easily find himself swimming with the fishes. But for one Belgian photographer, a Yakuza family in Japan actually allowed him access for two years. From the images and stories that emerged, a very different picture gets painted from the one depicted on the big screen. Oh, there’s still the wild tattoos and missing fingers, but there’s also a level of sophistication and respect you might not expect. Here’s a look at Anton Kusters’s work.