Second Yakuza 5 Developer Interview Details Japanese Culture, Hostess Clubs and Street Brawling

on August 8, 2015 3:34 AM

In a second developer interview with Yakuza 5‘s General Director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama, we learn more about the themes in the game, the inspiration behind character designs, hostess clubs and more.

Other interesting tidbits include the developers addressing the dedicated international fanbase for the franchise, as well as how they strived to accurately portray Japanese landmarks and general settings in the game.

Check out the full interview just below, and watch the first developer interview here.

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