Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Reveals New Details on Characters and Organizations in Hawaii
SEGA has announced new information for Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth detailing the characters and organizations that players will have to face in Hawaii.
Here’s everything you have to know about the Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth characters and organizations that players will have to face in Hawaii:
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth – New Key Characters
Akane (Portrayed by Yoshiko Sakakibara)
The woman whom Kasuga heads to Hawaii in search of.
Masumi Arakawa’s old flame and believed to be the biological mother of Ichiban Kasuga. Caught in the midst of a dispute with the Hikawa, a Kamurocho-based yakuza group, she was presumed dead. However, a revelation emerges in 2023 that she is, in fact, alive in Hawaii.
Yutaka Yamai (Portrayed by Takehito Koyasu)
Patriarch of the Yamai Syndicate
A man who forms a bond with Kasuga in Hawaii. Despite his tropical surroundings, Yamai persists in
wearing a coat over his suit, adamant that the place is too cold. Though little is known about the enigmatic
figure, his face bears the hallmarks of a man who has survived numerous ordeals.
Dwight Méndez (Portrayed by Shuhei Matsuda)
The leader of the Barracudas, a major force in the underworld of Honolulu. Dwight controls the
organization through intimidation and fear. He uses his trusty machete to make short work of his enemies,
quickly slicing open anyone who dares to oppose him.
Wong Tou (Portrayed by Takuya Masumoto)
Commander of the Ganzhe
Wong rules over the Ganzhe, a notorious syndicate that rivals the Barracudas in the underworld of
Honolulu. He is also an entrepreneur who has amassed an immense fortune in Hawaii. Beneath his
gentlemanly grin lies the face of a cold-blooded gangster.
Bryce Fairchild (Portrayed by Toru Furuya)
The current head of Palekana, a long-standing religious group, in Hawaii. Bryce holds an unwavering belief in supporting those without refuge and dedicates his efforts to running food banks for the homeless and providing other non-profit services. His remarkable selflessness has garnered the trust of government officials.
Kihei Hanawa (Portrayed by Hiroki Tochi)
A manager in the Daidoji Faction
A member of the Daidoji faction and responsible for handling Kiryu. He dispatches Kiryu to Hawaii in search
of someone. Despite having narrowly escaped death with Kiryu, Hanawa maintains a strictly professional
relationship as his manager.
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth – Factions in Hawaii
A powerful mafia group in Hawaii. Made up of members who share a common past living on the streets, the Barracudas are known to wield machetes and instill fear in the local populace by spilling open the guts of their enemies. Despite their public displays of carnage, the local law enforcement has so far failed to bring them to justice, leading some to question if financial incentives are at play.
A local Chinese mafia group threatening to cleave Hawaii’s underworld in two. A notorious syndicate that rivals the Barracudas in strength, whose commander, Wong Tou, serves as the owner of the luxury Nirvana Hotel. The Ganzhe have forged a powerful global network by laundering for the ultra-wealthy.
For reasons unknown, they are pursuing Akane—believed to be biological mother of Kasuga—and
are also in the midst of a fierce turf war with the Barracudas.
The Yamai Syndicate
A gang on the rise, led by the enigmatic Yamai. Under the leadership of Yutaka Yamai, this primarily Japanese group has been making a name for themselves in Hawaii.
There are whispers that Yamai was embroiled in an incident in Japan that forced him to flee to Hawaii, but the veracity of these claims remains uncertain. Operating out of Night Square, a district in Honolulu, the Yamai Syndicate grows their territory day by day with the ambition of challenging the Ganzhe and the Barracudas. Driven by the prospect of financial gain, they join the power struggle over Akane.
A long-standing religious organization devoted to helping the underprivileged in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth. An age-old religious institution with a legacy spanning over a hundred years. Fire holds a sacred significance within its teachings. The current head of Palekana is Bryce Fairchild. Based in Honolulu, the organization is known for
their commitment to serving the local community. Their charitable services in running foster homes for orphaned children and providing food assistance have garnered the trust of both government authorities and the locals.
The Daidoji Faction
A fixer organization in decline. Since pre-war times, the Daidoji have played a substantial hand in Japanese politics and the country’s economy. However, the fading influence of the Liberal Democratic Party has greatly diminished their sway.
The faction dispatches Kiryu to Honolulu City on a mission to apprehend a target.
Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth launches on January 26, 2024 on PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and the PC via Steam.