- I hoped we could avoid violence... Shame.
— Shibata to Majima, Yakuza 4
Kazuo Shibata (柴田 和夫, Shibata Kazuo). is the patriarch of the Shibata Family, a Tojo Clan affiliate. He is indirectly responsible for Majima losing his left eye.
In 1985, he and Isao Katsuragi used each other in conjunction with the Ueno Seiwa Clan shooting incident.
Yakuza 4 Edit
Shibata with Majima in 1985