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These are the characters that debuted in a game Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
For the new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga, see his entry in the Character Index page.
Voiced by: Akio Ohtsuka
When he was working as a criminal investigator for the police, he was handed an unreasonable demotion by his boss Juurou Horinouchi, the current Superintendent General of the Metropolitan Police, for defying Horinouchi regarding the true culprit of a case. After investigating Horinouchis affairs, he arrived at a bribery scandal between Horinouchi and Masumi Arakawa. Adachi works with Ichiban Kasuga to get close to Masumi Arakawa, who seems to have the evidence he needs.
Voiced by: Ken Yasuda
A man who was stripped away of his nursing license after challening the medicine from the hospital he worked for to the black market, and now lives in the depths of poverty in Isezaki Ijincho. After Ichiban was shot by Masumi Arakawa and lost consciousness, Namba saves his life and begins working with him.
Voiced by: Sumire Uesaka
She works for the cabaret club run by Nonomiya, owner of the long standing soapland (brothel) Otohime Land. Nonomiya has great faith in her, and even entrusts her to running the shop. She gets to know Ichiban Kasuga after a certain event.
The Omi AllianceKansais largest yakuza organization. Based in Sotenbori, Osaka, a major entertainment district in the west that rivals Kamurocho, Tokyo in the east. After the fall of the Tojo Clan as a result of the police policy known as the Kamurocho 3K Operation, the Omi Alliance took control of Kamurocho.
Voiced by: Miou Tanaka
Assistant-captain of Omi Alliance, and patriarch of Ryudou Clan, a top-rank gang in Omi. An Omi Alliance executive who knows he looks good in a three piece suit. He was once a famous pro boxer, but ended up in the yakuza following a scandal.
Voiced by: Show Hayami
The Arakawa FamilyWas a third generation family of the Tojo Clanthe Arakawa Family was established by Masumi Arakawa known as Killer Arakawa. Thanks to a police policy known as the Kamurocho 3K Operation, the Tojo Clan had fallen. The police and the Omi Alliance of Kansai yakuza had completely taken over. And the one who created this new Kamurocho was none other than Masumi Arakawa.
Voiced by: Kiichi Nakai
The leader of the Arakawa Family of the Tojo Clan. Born and raised as the son of a popular theater troupe, he has been all over the country, but someone shot and killed his father, the chairman of the troupe, which led him to the yakuza. In the past, he was known as the best martial artist in the Tojo Clan, and for that reason the Arakawa Family was established as a third generation family of the Tojo Clan, and he was feared as Killer Arakawa. He meets Ichiban Kasuga by chance as a boy and becomes his sponsor.After information about the Tojo Clan was leaked to the police, the Tojo Clan was eliminated from Kamurocho, which provided a major service to the Omi Alliances advance into Kamurocho. With his achievements recognized, he is currently the substitute wakagashira, essentially the Number 2 man in the Omi Alliance.
Voiced by: Shinichi Tsutsumi
A wakagashira and a martial artist with a sense of duty and humanity towards his boss Arakawa, who stresses the importance of money. He would beat Ichiban Kasuga down with his fists as a daily occurrence, as he was unable to earn money. He single-handedly takes on the role of the whip within the Arakawa Family.He hated Ichiban Kasuga back in the day, and after 18 years, that hatred has not changed. Since Arakawa became an substitute wakagashira of the Omi Alliance, he has the same authority as an Omi Alliance executive directly reporting to the boss.