Yakuza Spin-off Judgment Reportedly Receiving a Drama

Although the future of the Judgment game franchise is unclear, recent reports suggest that Yagami will return to the screen as a TV series.


Despite its success as a by-product of an ongoing process Yakuza game franchise, future for Judgement series has been a question mark for a while. However, despite concerns about the main character’s actor potentially severing ties with the game studio, it seems like there’s a future for Yagami after all.

Judgement most recently saw the release of the second game, Judgment lost, in 2021. The critically acclaimed crime investigation thriller is the sequel to the first installment in the series, but the game hasn’t even launched yet as rumors swirl around the actor. provided Yagami’s voice and likability in the series.


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Although there is no official confirmation as to whether or not players will see the third season Judgement game, it looks like the franchise is set to continue in a new format. According to a report originally published by Japan’s Nikkan Gendai and brought to light by Kotaku, TV Asahi is gearing up to produce a live TV series based on Judgement Franchising. In this series, actor Takuya Kimura is said to take on the role of his private investigator Takayuki Yagami.

The direct action taken has no official title, but is being called ‘Sabakarezaru’, which can be translated as ‘Not to be judged.’ It should be noted that this term is part of the original Japanese subtitles for Judgment lost, although it was removed for the Western release. Another source has stated that a movie may also be in the works, though it’s not clear if it’s a TV series or a feature film. In any case, this won’t be the first time Yakuza The franchise has been adapted into live action.

This news comes in the context of limited updates from Yakuza and Judgement series developer Ryu Ga Gotoku studio. Fans are now waiting to know more about Yakuza: Like a DragonA sequel to the movie, has been officially announced by the studio. However, Judgment lost fans are also waiting for the release of Kaito DLC, which is set for a raw 2022 spring release. Unfortunately, there is no significant teaser or official release date for the DLC yet to be revealed.

It is an interesting development considering the question of Judgementthe future of a series of games. Earlier reports indicated that Kimura and RGG/Sega’s agency could not come to an agreement on the release Judgment lost on PC. If true, that could be a sticking point for Sega, given the recent success of Yakuza on PC cannot be underestimated. However, if the TV series becomes a reality, it seems to indicate that the actor and his agency are still open to working with the franchise, even if it is no longer in game form. play video games again.

Judgment lost Currently available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

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The source: Kotaku

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ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: clarefora@interreviewed.com.

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