A big-screen sequel to a star-studded Fuji TV drama series, The Confidence Man JP: The Movie follows Dako (Masami Nagasawa) and her crew of high-stakes con artists to Hong Kong, where they hope to relieve a notorious triad boss of an incredibly valuable diamond. Along for the ride is new recruit Monaco (Lisa Oda), whom Dako intends to train in the art of the hustle, while hot on their trail is yakuza boss Akahoshi (Yosuke Eguchi), a former mark now looking for revenge. To further complicate matters, Dako’s former flame Jesse (Haruma Miura) also shows up, with an eye to stealing the legendary Purple Diamond for himself.
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