New returning characters announced for Yakuza Ishin, including the return of Nishiki

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Nine returning characters have been announced for the upcoming Yakuza Ishin. The list so far includes popular characters like Ryuji Goda, Akira Nishiki and Date. But who are they playing in this game? If you haven’t read, the game will take old characters from the Yakuza universe and plant them as characters during the bakumatsu period in Japan.

To see all twelve returning characters and their roles in the new game, hit the jump.

AkiraNishiki

  • Akira Nishiki as Okada Izo – voiced by Kazuhiro Nakaya

RyujiGoda

Date

Kage

  • Kage as “mysterious informant” played by Yoshiaki Fujiwara

HiroshiHayashi

Yahata

  • Yahata as Tani Sanjuurou (captain of the 7th Shinsengumi unit) played by Kenji Hamada

MasaruWatase

  • Masaru Watase playing Sasaki Tadasaburo voiced by Rintaro Nishi a member of the Kyoto Mimawarigumi

YuuMorinaga

  • Yuu Morinaga playing Matsubara Chuji voiced by Hiroki Touchi captain of the 4th Shinsengumi unit

OgitaKan

  • Ogita Kan playing Suzuki Mikisaburo voiced by Ryota Takeuchi captain of the 9th Shinsengumi unit
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One response to “New returning characters announced for Yakuza Ishin, including the return of Nishiki

  1. timothy o. nichols jr says:

    I hope the U.S. will get this new Yakuza on PS 4. i finished both 3 and 4, kind of disappointed that sega doesn’t think we like the series enough to bring the HD Collection and Yakuza 5 to America. Do we have to beg Sony to publish the games for us?

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