Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Reveals Cast; Special Message from Homare Nishitani III

Sega and RGG Studios have revealed the actors playing pivotal characters in the upcoming Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name. Each actor and their role are listed below:

  • Kazuma Kiryu played by Takaya Kuroda
  • Kosei Shishido played by Yasukaze Motomiya
  • Yuki Tsuruno played by Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
  • Akame played by First Summer Uika
  • Homare Nishitani III played by Kim Jaeuck
  • Kihei Hanawa played by Hiroki Tochi

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name features two fighting styles where players can switch between the Yakuza and Agent fighting styles in visceral melee combat. With the Yakuza style, strike fear into enemies by unleashing wildly aggressive moves powered by Kiryu’s unparalleled strength and flair.

Or up the ante with the Agent style by delivering blows with absolute speed and precision while using an array of high-tech gadgets like electrified bind wires to stun enemies and then send them flying.

The game takes place after Yakuza 6, detailing how Kiryu made his way into Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

Check out our announcement coverage for screenshots and a trailer.

Lastly, a special message from the actor of Homare Nishitani III was shared, emphasizing his gratefulness for this opportunity and how this is the first time he has played a video game character.

You can view the full special message below:

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Windows and Steam on November 9, 2023.

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