How Sega's Localization Team Has Faithfully Kept Yakuza Quirky and Weird

The Yakuza series has come a long way since 2005, when Sega figured the best way to get people interested outside of Japan was to enlist the voice acting talents of high-profile Hollywood talent like Michael Madsen, Eliza Dushku, and Mark Hamill. Despite a huge marketing push, Yakuza flopped.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/5dpb4z/how-segas-localization-team-has-faithfully-kept-yakuza-quirky-and-weird