Wakashu - "Young Man," the rank and file of the syndicate.
Shatei - "Younger Brother," junior bosses of individual gangs.
Kyodai - "Big Brother," senior bosses of individual gangs.
Shateigashira-hosa - underlings of the shateigashira.
Shateigashira - Number three man, the third in command of the syndicate.
Wakagashira-hosa - underlings of the wakagashira.
Fuku-honbucho - An assistant chief to the wakagashira.
Wakagashira - Number Two man, the second in command of the syndicate.
Kaikei - Accountants, subordinate to the Saiko-komon.
Kumicho Hisho - Kumicho’s secretaries, subordinate to the Saiko-komon.
Shingiin - Counselor, subordinate to the Saiko-komon.
Komon - Advisor, subordinate to the Saiko-komon.
So-honbucho - Headquarters chief, subordinate to the Saiko-komon.
Saiko-komon - Senior Advisor, the primary administrative assistant to the Oyabun.
Oyabun (or Kumicho) - Supreme Boss or Family Head, the leader of a Yakuza syndicate.
Onee-san - "Older Sister," a recognized female within the syndicate, generally the spouse of a very senior member, who, in rare instances, will fill in for their husband within the organization.