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Tokyo Vice: Season 2 Debuts February 8th, Trailer Released
The ten-episode second season debuts with two episodes followed by one new episode weekly for eight weeks so you can get your fix of Yakuza crime action more regularly. "Tokyo Vice Season Two" poster art: MAX The series stars Golden Globe nominee Ansel Elgort, Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe, Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi, Rachel Keller, Show[...]
Yakuza Lover: Viz Previews Steamy Shoujo Beat Romance Manga
Viz Media has released a preview of the steamy Shoujo Beat romance manga Yakuza Lover by Nozomi Mino "Shojo" means "young girls" in Japanese, and Shojo Beat is the premier Japanese manga anthology for young female readers The creators and artists are female, creating manga for a female audience. "Yakuza Lover" KOI TO DANGAN © 2019[...]
The Way of the Househusband: Preview Netflix's Yakuza Comedy Anime
Netflix has released the trailer for The Way of the Househusband, a comedy anime adapted from the popular manga about a former Yakuza gangster turned domestic spouse Kousuke Oono's manga began its run in 2018 and is currently being published in English by Viz Media Tatsu used to be a legendary and much-feared Yakuza, a[...]
Yakuza Remastered Collection On The Way For Xbox & PC
SEGA and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio revealed that The Yakuza Remastered Collection will be coming to both PC and Xbox in multiple ways On January 28th, 2021, you will be able to download and play Yakuza 3, 4, and 5, with Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and on Windows 10 and Steam Meanwhile,[...]
Sneeze: Naoki Urusawa’s Short Stories are Wistful, Goofy Fun
A sack sad Yakuza is charged with assassinating his boss and hires a weird nerd who can kill people with his mind A Tom and Jerry-esque cartoon homage about two comedy mice trying to steal a piece of cake to give to a female mouse as a romantic gift An American small-town reporter discovers his[...]
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Reveals PS5 Release With A New Trailer
Big news from SEGA this morning as Yakuza: Like A Dragon will be launching on November 10th, 2020 for most consoles Back in August the game was originally announced to be released on November 13th, but it appears the company has made a date change to coincide with the release of the Xbox Series X/S[...]
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Reveals PS5 Release With A New Trailer
SEGA revealed today that Yakuza: Like A Dragon will finally be released on November 13th, 2020, and unveiled a new trailer The game appears to have a lot more customization than we originally thought as you will be given a plethora of options as to how you will rise through the ranks The latest trailer[...]
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Reveals PS5 Release With A New Trailer
SEGA dropped a bit of news this morning for Yakuza: Like A Dragon, as we now know when the game will be released on PS5 For months we've known that the game will be released sometime in November 2020 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One We now know that the Xbox Series X version will[...]
Most Of The "Yakuza" Soundtracks Are Now On Spotify
If you're looking to relive the Yakuza series through music, SEGA has apparently decided to fill that void through Spotify with several soundtracks As part of the releasee and hype for Yakuza: Like a Dragon in Japan, SEGA loaded nearly every game soundtrack to the streaming music service Right now you can listen to Yakuza 0 (Side A/Side[...]
"Yakuza: Like A Dragon" May Feature An English Voice Dub
  Credit: Sega If you enjoyed the English dub track for Ryu ga Gotoku Studio's Judgment, you'll no doubt appreciate one for Yakuza: Like A Dragon. It turns out that very well may happen, thanks to a listing spotted by a ResetEra user The listing was spotted on the credits list page for PCB Productions, the studio responsible[...]
"Yakuza 7" Officially Announced As "Yakuza: Like A Dragon"
One of the more anticipated games in Japan coming in a few week's time is Yakuza: Like A Dragon, which will drop on January 16th, 2020 We haven't been talking about the game much since neither SEGA or Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio have been willing to talk about a western release yet So we can[...]
Yes, "Yakuza: Like a Dragon" is Getting A Demo
Credit: Sega Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the seventh core entry in the Yakuza series It's slated to come westward sometime in 2020 Before it officially debuts, it will receive an official demo. Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama confirmed the news to Famitsu in a recent interview While a demo release date is still up in the air, that[...]
Kazuma Kiryu Returns in "Yakuza 4 Remastered," Available Now on PS4
Credit: Sega It feels like such a long wait until we finally get Yakuza: Like A Dragon, the seventh core Yakuza entry Luckily, Sega has plenty of content to tide us over until then. Yakuza 4 Remastered is now available for PlayStation 4 owners, as it's officially been unlocked as part of the system's Yakuza Remastered Collection[...]
"Yakuza: Like A Dragon" Will Be Coming To The West In 2020
SEGA announced today during Tokyo Game Show 2019 that the next Yakuza game, Yakuza: Like A Dragon, will be headed to the west in 2020 The game has officially been slated for a Japanese release for January 16th, 2020 for the PS4 We also learned that actors Shinichi Tsutsumi, Ken Yasuda, and Kiichi Nakai will[...]
"Yakuza 7" Officially Announced As "Yakuza: Like A Dragon"
SEGA rolled out Yakuza 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness, the next entry in the Yakuza franchise on Thursday The game is set to release in Japan on January 16, 2020, and then in the Americas and Europe sometime later in the year. Credit: SEGA Yakuza 7 will be a huge gamechanger for the franchise, bringing with[...]
SEGA Announces "The Yakuza Remastered Collection"
This week, SEGA announced that they would be bundling three Yakuza games into one release with The Yakuza Remastered Collection The collection includes Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5 with the first of the three currently in the PlayStation Store Yakuza 4 will be coming on October 29th, while #Yakuza 5 will be headed[...]
The Next "Yakuza" PS4 Game Will Be Announced on July 10th
It looks like we're going to be finding out more info about the next Yakuza game from SEGA next month and what it will completely entail The news comes from GameBase, who had an interview with one of the game's producers Aside from the news that it's currently called Shin Ryu Go Gotoku/New Yakuza, we[...]
Sega May Release the Next Yakuza Game This Year
credit//Sega In their latest investor report, Sega has included a note that the next main game in the Yakuza series might be launching in the current fiscal year Which means it could release before March 31, 2020 This is far from a hard release window, but it is the first time Sega has discussed a release for[...]
Sega Has Already Replaced Character Model Pierre Taki in Judgment
credit//SEGA SEGA recently pulled Yakuza spinoff Judgment from the shelves in Japan after character model Pierre Taki was arrested on drug-related charges. According to IGN, SEGA has already completed replacement work on the character Kyohei Hamura, who will now sport an original character design. From IGN: The character of Tojo Clan affiliate member Kyohei Hamura, who was previously voiced by Taki[...]
Sony has uncharacteristically announced its PlayStation Plus lineup for November early, with Yakuza Kwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition headlining the program. It's the end of the month, and you know what that means free g-… oh It isn't the end of the month Actually, October just started but it seems Sony wants to get ahead[...]
BBC One/Netflix Thriller 'Giri/Haji' Casts Boardwalk Empire's Kelly Macdonald
Once thought dead, Yuto is now believed to be posing as a Yakuza gangster in London and wanted for the murder of a Japanese businessman there The series presents the story from a number of perspectives, all the while asking the question: How do we live with our actions when the prisms they're viewed through can[...]
Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 Could See Current Gen Console Treatment
Yakuza producer Daisuke Sato has talked about the possibility of Yakuza 3,4 and 5 on PlayStation 4, saying it's possible we could see the games make the jump to the current generation. Yakuza seems to be in the midst of its biggest mainstream surge in quite some time, possibly even ever at the moment With the release of[...]
Yakuza Kiwami 2 Will Release in the West at the End of August
Sega has announced a western version of Yakuza Kiwami 2, which will release both digitally and physically with a special edition steelbook The steelbook will only be available to those who pre-order the first run of the game, but it will feature art inside the cover which features Kiryu and his rival Ryuji Goda, the Dragon[...]
Yakuza 6
Sega has pulled Yakuza 6's demo from the PlayStation store as some players were able to access the game for free. Well, this is a bit of a blunder People were excited about the prospect of Yakuza 6's demo The game is hotly anticipated by the community and the demo was supposed to give a decent[...]
Shining Resonance Refrain
The broadcast also included some information and gameplay from Yakuza: Kiwami. https://youtu.be/yW3QWjbbhwwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: SEGA Live Featuring Yakuza Kiwami and Shining Resonance Refrain | Feb 23, 2018 (https://youtu.be/yW3QWjbbhww) During a live broadcast today, Sega provided some interesting information on the upcoming remaster Shining Resonance Refrain, that is coming to the Western market as announced just the[...]
Yakuza 6
SEGA has announced that Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is getting a delay, but to make up for it, they will be putting a demo out later this month. It feels like Yakuza's stock rose with its last release Yakuza 0 really seemed to catch on with more mainstream and Western audiences embracing the more out there aspects of[...]
Yakuza 6 Got An E3 'The Song of Life' Story Trailer
Today, Sega put out a new trailer for Yakuza 6 which is one part story trailer, one part tattoo lesson, and laced with a ton of hype. The trailer's description tells you just about everything you need to know: Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima (and the main protagonist of SEGA's long-running Yakuza franchise) will find out exactly[...]
It's been twelve years since the legendary Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, made his debut on the PlayStation 2 in Yakuza, but we're going back to the start of things, 'cause that's just what we do in 2017 The HD remake of Yakuza Kiwami will be available in the Americas and Europe on August 29th[...]