Eiichiro Funakoshi joins Yakuza: Ishin
posted on 09.11.13 at 07:09 AM EDT by (@salromano)
The latest TV actor to join Meiji era Yakuza.

Yesterday, we learned of drama actor Katsunori Takahoshi joining Yakuza: Ishin to play Takechi Hanpeita. Today, Sega announced actor Eiichiro Funakoshi will play Kondo Isami, commander of the Shinsengumi. Like Takahoshi’s character, Funakoshi’s character is modeled after himself.

Yakuza: Ishin is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on February 22.

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  • bloodiOS

    This game is going to be big!

  • Learii

    I hope sega don’t screw us up

  • Budgiecat

    None of these are surprising

    If they wanna surprise us they should announce “Brad Pitt or Ryan Gossling joins Yakuza Ishin as foreign Western officials etc etc”