Yakuza 5 to feature multiple Hatsune Miku cameos

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 23 November 2012 04:28 GMT

Sega is bringing one of its most popular and successful faces into the gangaster drama Yakuza 5.

Hatsune Miku, the vocaloid who has gone on to star in a line of very popular rhythm action games in Japan, will appear in several forms in Yakuza 5.

Haruka will have a Hatsune Miku costume, for use in her rhytham action “battle” sequences.

Miku snow sculptures will be visible in towns, and toys toys will be available from Yakuza 5’s in-game UFO catchers (like claw arm games).

Siliconera reports Sega announced the crossover in a NicoNico stream. Hatsune Miku games sell like crazy in Japan and local fans regularly petition Sony and Sega to bring her latest Vita title west.

Yakuza 5 is due in Japan in December exclusively for PlayStation 3; it hasn’t been confirmed for western launch either.

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