Eiichiro Funakoshi joins Yakuza: Ishin

The latest TV actor to join Meiji era Yakuza.

September 11, 2013 / 07:09 AM EDT / (@salromano)

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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