Weekly Famitsu has released some new details for Yakuza 7, known as Yakuza: Like a Dragon in the west. In this week’s issue, more characters and a returning character are introduced. The returning character is Han Joon-gi from Yakuza 6, which raises questions about when exactly the game takes place. Here are the brand new characters:

Yokohama Seiryukai Chairman: Ryuhei Hoshino

Sogo Tengu:

Komijul member: Sohn Sung-hee:

Returning character: Han Joon-gi

Han Joon-gi’s appearance in Yakuza: Like a Dragon leads to speculation about the game taking place right before Yakuza 6. More information should clarify this at a later date.

Lastly, Yakuza 7 releases on January 16th 2020 in Japan for PS4. Yakuza 7 releases in the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon in 2020. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest Japanese gaming news!

Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: soul@finalweapon.net