Haruka dance battles, TSet and Road to Becoming an Idol Another Drama.

The princess league tv program is the setting of Haruka’s another drama story Road to Becoming an Idol. The final battle will be against long time rivals TSET. You will need to raise your stats through training to help get the crowd on your side. 

Raiding your stats; “expressive”, “attractive”, “basic skills” and “singing ability” you will learn more heat actions that will help you get to the top! These skills can be raised by learning from teachers and dancing against other contestants!

Yawatta, leader of a gang.

Owner of new Serena in Kamurocho.

The Florist information broker in Yakuza 5.

Detective Date in Yakuza 5!

Few new tidbits about Yakuza 5:

  • Virtua Fighter will have a day one patch you will need to download from the PSN to allow you to play it online.
  • Detective Date is back! This time he’s following up with a murder that occurred in Tokyo.
  • The owner of New Serena in Kamurocho; she seems to have a very good relationship with Date.
  • The Florist makes another appearance as the information broker living beneath Kamurocho hills.

Famitsu is promising more info’ in the next issue.

A little more info about Yakuza 5’s Masters!

Sousuke, Komaki’s grandson, is training Kiryu in the legendary Komaki style. He’s cheeky and strong but in his battles and training with Kiryu he will hone his temper and learn honour in battle.


Tendo is an old hermit that lives in the shrine in the mountains and will use his power of the gods to train Saejima. He can manipulate nature to throw fireballs and summon avalanches.

Daijiro Saigo after training Akiyama in the past he returned to the middle east to hone his military skills. His special form of training is with weapons especially guns and grenades in battle and chase training!

Leo Ayanokoji will be training Shinada, in his hands anything can be used to fight regardless of its form. He wishes to impart this wisdom to Shinada.

Tatsuya is a celebrity TV chef that appears on a wide range of cooking shows. He is opening a new restaurant and wants to fill it with the best flavours from across Japan. He will meet each character in their own cities during the game and you can help him find the perfect dishes.

Doctor Minamida returns with his amazing Inner Fighter 8 Load Battle (IF8R) machine! He is currently testing his machine in cities around Japan to gather more player data. The device has been reduced to a portable version which is just a helmet. This time IF8R is a side-scrolling action game that will allow a player to fight through several levels. Doing so will allow you to learn new techniques and increase your heat gauge!

Chef Tatsuya

Chef Tatsuya is running a restaurant but it isn’t doing so good so it’s up to the cast of Yakuza 5 to help reinvigorate it!

Tendo training Saejima 
Tendo is an old man who lives in a shrine in the mountains. When the offerings in his shrine are enough Tendo will be possesed by the mountain god and will train Saejima using magic and martial arts.

Lion Ayanokoji training Tatsuo Shinada
In Sakae Nishiki Tatsuo will discover a strange man who refers to himself as Lion Ayanokoji.

Daijiro Saigo training Akiyama

Ex soldier who will be training Akiyama through his experiences in fighting in the middle east.Even though he is pushy about it Akiyama reluctantly accepts his training.

Sosuke Komaki training Kiryu

Living in Fukuoka, grandson of Sotaro Komaki, he will be training Kiryu and honing his skills. The younger Komaki is more fiery than his grandfather.

New screens from Yakuza 5’s IF8R mode. Looks like it’s the same as usual with the virtual training to learn new moves.

Something we’ve never seen announced before is it looks like Haruka DOES get to fight! At least in this mode!

Edit: Sorry for the crotch shots. Damn you tumblr!

We got more details this morning from Famitsu regarding the master of Yakuza 5 that will be training our heroes. The masters will be teaching our heroes skills for battle and also have a story to go with them so they’re not just random people that give you skills but actually have there own side stories to go with them!

Sosuke Komaki training Kiryu
Living in Fukuoka, grandson of Sotaro Komaki, he will be training Kiryu and honing his skills. The younger Komaki is more firey than his grandfather.

Tendo training Saejima 
Tendo is an old man who lives in a shrine in the mountains. When the offerings in his shrine are enough Tendo will be possesed by the mountain god and will train Saejima using magic and martial arts.

Daijiro Saigo training Akiyama
Ex soldier who will be training Akiyama through his experiences in fighting in the middle east.Even though he is pushy about it Akiyama relectently accepts his training.

Lion Ayanokoji training Tatsuo Shinada
In Sakae Nishiki Tatsuo will discover a strange man who refers to himself as Lion Ayanokoji.

Name: Riku (I think)
Location: Fukuoka
Actress: Yuki Kaneko

Birthday: 7/3/1992
Age: 20 years
Star sign: cancer
Height: 158 cm
Blood type: B
Place of birth: Fukuoka Prefecture
Favorite food: curry rice/potatoes
Favorite food: natto / tonkotsu hang frames

Profile: Loves rugged men and thinks men and women should be grouped apart whenever they can. Loves disarming by touching and will take other peoples advice willingly. Will often reply without thinking and can be a pain in the ass. She is attractive, energetic and flexible in her ways of thinking.