Wataru Kurahashi is a 42-year-old chief superintendent. Secretly, he was a Korean named Yeongmin Ji and a survivor of the Jingweon mafia massacre 25 years before by the Tojo Clan. 

History Edit

One of the few survivors of the 1980 Jingweon massacre, he and Yukio Terada were spared by Shintaro Kazama, then became a Japanese citizen, changed his name, and joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Police.

Yakuza 2 Edit

Kurahashi took Japanese citizenship and joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. Unbeknownst to him, Kawara was watching him the entire time. He, Yukio Terada, and Ryo Takashima plotted to destroy the Tojo. Kurahashi and his men kidnapped Makoto Date to set a trap for Kiryu. Kurahashi reveals to Kaoru Sayama that Kawara is her father after shooting him. Kazuma and Kurahashi fight and Kurahashi is defeated, but manages to pick up a gun. He tries to shoot Kaoru, but Kawara uses his body to shield her and takes the bullet before shooting Kurahashi and killing him.

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Fighting Style Edit

He's a proficient marksman due to his police background, and shoots mainly while ducking.

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