— Ihara, Yakuza 4
"Your ass is fucking dead!"
Masaru Ihara is a former member of the Ueno Seiwa Clan.
Akiyama later discovers Arai with Ihara's dead body, slumped against the vending machine with a bullet through his forehead. Katsuragi later reveals that, on the day he was killed, he was due to be promoted to assistant lieutenant.
- Ihara appears as a super-rare defence soldier card in Ryu ga Gotoku Ishin!