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I can take another name, and build a new life... But on the inside, I'll always have that instinct, no matter how much I hate it. I'm Yakuza through and through. Guile only gets you so far in this game. Remember that. You won't get another chance.
~ Kiryu

Kazuma Kiryū is the main protagonist of the Like a Dragon series.

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Battle Record[]

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 1
  • Losses: 1
  • Draws: 0

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Born on June 17, 1968 (Blood type O), Kiryū lost his parents at a young age and was raised in the Sunflower Orphanage where he met Nishiki Akira, who became his best friend, the latter's sister Yuko and Yumi Sawamura. Kazama became a father figure for Kiryū and raised him like his own; fostering close ties. When Kiryū graduated from junior high school, with Kazama's support and guidance, he and Nishiki were introduced into the Dojima Family, Tojo Clan's most powerful subsidiary.

Death Battle Info[]


  • Name: Kazuma Kiryu
  • Birth: 17th June 1968
  • Height: 184 Cm
  • Weight: 88 Kg
  • Blood type: O
  • Owner of the Sunshine Orphanage.
  • Adopted father of Haruka Sawamura.


  • Kendo Sticks
  • Katanas
  • Umbrellas
  • Iron pipes
  • Handguns.
  • Sniper Rifle.
  • Grenades.
  • Anti-Tank Missile.
  • And many other weapons.

Skills and Abilities[]

  • Martial Arts teach by Komaki, which combines traditional Martial Arts with Jiu-Jitsu and Aikido.
    • Trained in the Komaki style by both Satoru and Shinnosuke Komaki.
    • Trained in Kung Fu by Granny White of the Snake Flower Triad.
  • The ability to switch up his Styles (Refer to Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami).
    • Brawler Style: Basically his unrefined slower version of his regular style.
    • Rush Style: Speed boxing style.
      • Can dodge up to 3 times.
      • Speed increases exponentially.
      • Loses the ability to carry weapons or grapple.
    • Beast Style:
      • Easily Kazuma's slowest and Strongest style.
      • Is able to tank hits from regular opponents.
      • Can automatically grab weapons nearest to him mid-combo.
      • As a taunt Kiryu roars which knocks enemies backwards.
    • Legendary/Dragon of Dojima Style:
      • His usual fighting Style from the various Yakuza Series.
  • Expert close range weapon combat.
    • Can use almost anything as a weapon.
      • Ranging from Traffic cones, crates, and bikes to name a few.
    • Learned sword Mastery from Komaki.
    • Learned Nunchaku, Kali Stick and Tonfa by Yonashirol
  • HEAT MOVES: Which require Ki to pull off.
  • Heat Sniping: Kiryu aims with extreme accuracy at enemy weak spots or explosive objects in the environment.
  • Dragon Spirit: Allows Kiryu to become invincible and deal more damage, however, this drains his Heat gauge and when it's empty it ends.
  • Environmental damage.
  • Extreme Heat Mode: Kiryu becomes stronger, faster and more durable. He also gains extreme heat moves where he can drastically increase the damage of the last attack in a combo.
  • Kiryu can conjure a projection of sorts in the likeness of a dragon to increase the power of his attacks.


  • Survived being tortured for hours.
  • Fought through waves of high ranking MIA soldiers and CIA agents.
    • Defeated Albert Wesker Andre Richardson multiple times barehanded while he had multiple weapons.
  • Briefly Became the 4th Chairman of the Tojo Clan shortly after Masa Sera's Death.
    • Though that reign was short-lived after deciding to retire and was succeeded by Yukio Terada.
  • Survived the top of Millennium Tower exploding with no injuries.
  • Shattered the top half of a statue with one punch.
  • Survive and eventually defeated the tiger and can stop a bull mid charge before throwing it.
    • Knocked out a Tiger with a single strike.
  • Survives gunshot wounds from multiple series.
  • Survive being stabbed in the stomach by Goh Hamazaki.
    • Though this nearly killed him.
  • Multiple time Coliseum champion.
    • Defeated Gary "Buster" Holmes, Daniel Feldman and Kikuan Prymuk.
  • Defeated Goro Majima on multiple occasions.
    • Majima can evade lightning, has punched the floor of a building so hard that it shattered and survived a building busing bomb at point blank range.
  • Defeated Masayoshi Tanimura and Shun Akiyama simultaneously.
  • Can match Taiga Saejima in strength.
    • Saejima is able to knock out a massive bear by punching it in the head, stop a speeding car with his hands and shatter boulders with a punch.
  • Casually defeats high-ranking members of his former clan and many others.
    • Fought 100 Tojo Clan members with little trouble.
  • Defeated his Foster Father's twin brother, Joji Fuma.
  • Defeated Ryuji Goda after being shot twice in the chest.
  • Casually sidestepped two RPGs
  • Casually sidestepped a bullet.
    • Did so multiple times in a row while fighting Andre Richardson.
  • Shot an RPG out of the air.
    • If you fail the QTE, Kiryu tanks an RPG.
  • Defeated Lau Ka Long twice.
  • Killed the Okiazuchi Omega.
    • Tanked the explosion that occurred from shooting the Anti-Tank Missile that was lodged in the Okiazuchi Omega's rib cage.
  • Has defeated Jo Amon on several different occasions.
    • Amon has canons, dual pistols, electrical swords, satellite lasers, exploding drones and exploding Roombas.
  • Beat Hangman who can shatter a stone wall by bumping his head against it.
  • Killed a giant octopus with a harpoon.
  • Punched a great white shark in the face then killed with a harpoon.
  • Is a surprisingly great singer.
  • Along with Majima, he has fought alongside Mega Man X, Morrigan, Ryu, Jin Kazama and Segata Sanshiro (Project X Zone 2).


  • Too trusting in many cases.
  • Suprisingly hypocritical in his no-killing rule; having killed some people in his 10 years of criminal life and has endangered innocent people more than once.
    • Endangered an innocent waiter by using him as a shield to survive an assassination attempt
    • Probably killed two helicopter pilots, one with a rocket launcher and two by shooting at the cockpit with a pistol
    • Some of his executions involve stabbing or bludgeoning rival Yakuza to death.
  • Despite being a Yakuza for over ten years, he might be the worst Yakuza ever.
  • Usually jumps head first into situations regardless of the risks.
    • To the point that he would rather settle a rivalry then get away from the giant bomb that he's trapped next to.
  • A lot of his attacks require a certain amount of Heat to pull off.
  • Dragon Spirit requires a lot of Heat to use and it drains it at a rapid pace.
  • Extreme Heat Mode lasts a very short while.


  • "Step the fuck up, it's time to die."
  • "Just your bad luck, to run into me."
  • "If you don't pay your debts, then I'm what you get."