Earlier this month, we reported that Toshihiro Nagoshi told Famitsu that Yakuza 6 will be the end of Kazuma Kiryu’s story. SEGA recently spilled the details on the prologue for Yakuza 6, which you can check out below.
2012, The End of Fighting and Dreams
“I’m a family member of Kazuma Kiryu. ” That was the moment one idol, one human—as Haruka Sawamura—declared her true dream.
At the same time, Kazuma Kiryu, the “Dragon of Dojima,” just barely managed to settle the large conflict involving the five great cities of Japan.
In the midst of unrelenting snowfall, Kiyru and Haruka reunite. After that, calm days were supposed to come.
People Who Won’t Be Forgiven
2016, The Start of the Incident
2016. Kiryu, released from prison, was informed of the harsh reality by the Sunshine Orphanage children. Haruka’s disappearance. Haruka, afraid she would be a bad influence to the kids of the Sunshine Orphanage, suddenly disappeared. The situation couldn’t be predicted, and he was unable to be by her side. Kiryu returned to Okinawa and suffered his own uselessness.
Searching for Haruka’s whereabouts, Kiryu goes to Kamurocho in Tokyo. However, despite following the trail from an old friend’s tip, he couldn’t pickup the tracks. Kiryu is at a loss until he talks to a Detective Date on the phone. That’s when hears a hard truth: Haruka was in a traffic accident and is currently unconscious and in critical condition.
Kiryu is devastated to see Haruka in her condition, sleeping in the hospital room. It comes to light that while Haruka was in Hiroshima during the time of her disappearance. Onomichi Jingaicho, an old city in eastern Hiroshima. This is a region where a self-reliant organization called the Himei Assocation is in control, which is not associated with the two great powers known as the Tojo Clan and Omi Alliance.
Out of reach of the Tojo Clan, this is new ground for Kiryu. Why was Haruka in Hiroshima? Was her accident really just by chance? Prepared for danger, Kiryu steps into Onomichi Jingaicho. Awaiting him was a city with an atmosphere where normal urban common sense doesn’t apply and the residents seem to be hiding something.
Why did Haruka come to this city? Just what happened to Haruka while Kiryu was away? And “another shock” that becomes evident from Haruka’s accident. Carrying various mysteries, Kiryu will encroach ever further into forbidden grounds.
[via Gematsu ]