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There is seemingly an error in the descriptions of the Daidoji Grapple Strike/Grip Breaker moves in both fighting styles. The moves are simple counters for if Kiryu is grabbed, and act as a way for Kiryu to throw the opponent off of him. However, the descriptions for the moves read "When surrounded by enemies", implying a different function for the move.
subdirectory_arrow_right Yakuza 5 (Game)
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A common theory is that the character Hanawa, Kiryu’s handler from Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, is actually Yu Morinaga from Yakuza 5. This is because Spoiler:Morinaga was killed off-screen and his body was never shown, the character has the same voice actor as Hanawa, and he calls Kiryu "Taichi Suzuki", which is the codename he goes by in Yakuza 5.
subdirectory_arrow_right Yakuza 3 (Game)
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Yakuza 3 features an unused remix of a song called “Bruise” in the game files, originally intended to be used in tag battles in the Coliseum. This song would later be used in-game in Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name in 2023.

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