Kazuto Arase is a cold-hearted Yakuza member of the Nishikiyama Family.

He is feared even by members of the Nishikiyama Family who keep a distance from him for his insane behavior.

Yakuza Edit

He was the man who killed Reina and Shinji Tanaka, after Reina fails to kill Akira Nishikiyama.

Yakuza 3 Edit

During the events of Yakuza 3, Arase is banned from both the Nishikiyama Family (for failing to kill Kiryu) and the Tojo Clan (for killing Reina, the proprietress of Serena).

He forms the Yakuza assassin group the "Avengers", made up of disowned Yakuza, with his ultimate goal to take his revenge on Kiryu and kill him. He fails and disbands the Avengers, but swears to have one final showdown with Kiryu in the future

Yakuza Dead Souls Edit

Appearance Edit

He wears a red trenchcoat over a set of black suit, a pair of red-tinted shades, and a pair of black shoes.

Personality Edit

Arase is a vengeful and ruthless person, evident when he blamed Kiryu for his misfortunes and sworn a revenge for it. His ruthlessness is so well-known to a point where even fellow Nishikiyama Family men tend to stay away from him.

Fighting Style Edit

He is a gun fanatic, usually carries 2 hand-guns which he uses to attack. He is also very skilled in close combat using his acrobatic skills to create space between him and his opponent by giving his advantage position for him to use his guns.

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