He appeared in Yakuza 0 that Kiryu roughed him to death in the Empty Lot at the start.
Yakuza 0 Edit
He was half to death Kiryu roughed badly for collecting the cash from the loan shark that hired Kiryu. Taichi lost the fight and Kiryu gave him a warning about be careful picking a guy when Tachi carry a expensive cash of wallet. Kiryu stole his cash and leaving him at the Empty Lots. Somehow after Kiryu left,some else appear using a gun shooting in the head.