Everyone loves a foul boy, proper? That actually appears to be the case throughout the Yakuza fandom, the place antiheroes like Kazuma Kiryu are celebrated for fixing issues with their fists. It seems to be information to collection producer and director Hiroyuki Sakamoto, nonetheless, who was shocked to study simply how standard antagonist Goro Majima is inside a sure subset of the neighborhood.
In an interview with Rock Paper Shotgun, Sakamoto was requested what his favorite component of the upcoming Like a Dragon: Ishin! was. He recalled that the studio was having bother deciding which characters to incorporate within the sport, eager to kind an “all-star forged” from among the many wider Yakuza-verse, and so held a recognition contest.
The outcomes had been unveiled in public, exterior of Alta in bustling Shinjuku, a downtown district in Tokyo, on an enormous display screen in entrance of a screaming crowd of followers. Unsurprisingly, Goro Majima was revealed to be primary, and Sakamoto describes what occurred subsequent, recalling that “there was simply this big horde of feminine followers that every one simply screamed and screamed. And at that second, we had been like, ‘Wait a minute, ladies like Majima this a lot? Is he that standard with the women?!”
Apparently so. Together with his icy manner, killer sense of favor, and the air of hazard introduced by his iconic eyepatch, we won’t make certain we would not have reacted in the very same method. Do you agree that the Mad Canine of Shimano deserves recognition because the primary greatest boy throughout the Yakuza franchise? Freak out within the feedback part beneath.