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'''Kenji Kasen''' is a character in the [[Grand Theft Auto]] series who appears as a character in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] (set in [[2001]]). He is the brother of [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]] and [[Kazuki Kasen]], and the co-leader of the [[Yakuza]] alongside his sister Asuka. He is also the brother-in-law of [[Toshiko Kasen]] and is the father of [[Yuka]], Asuka's niece. He is voiced by [[Les J.N. Mau]], who has also appeared in television shows such as ''Law & Order''.
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'''Kenji Kasen''' is a character in the [[Grand Theft Auto]] series who appears as a character in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] (set in [[2001]]). He is the brother of [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]] and [[Kazuki Kasen]], and the co-leader of the [[Yakuza]] alongside his sister Asuka. He is also the brother-in-law of [[Toshiko Kasen]] and may be the father of [[Yuka]], Asuka's niece. He is voiced by [[Les J.N. Mau]], who has also appeared in television shows such as ''Law & Order''.
   
 
==Character history==
 
==Character history==
Kenji Kasen was born and raised in [[Japan|Liberty]] City with his siblings [[Kazuki Kasen|Kazuki]] and [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]], joining the [[Yakuza]] gang in 1995. In [[2001]] he opened his casino, [[Kenji's Casino]], in [[Torrington]], the same place his brother Kazuki had owned his [[The Big Shot Casino|casino]]. Kenji joins his sister in becoming the co-leader of the Yakuza and begins to employ [[Claude]] on advice from his sister. He has Claude prove himself, despite Asuka's assurances, and, due to his fierce belief in loyalty, has him [[Kanbu Bust-out|break]] [[Kanbu]] out of prison.
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Kenji Kasen was born and raised in [[Japan]] with his siblings [[Kazuki Kasen|Kazuki]] and [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]], joining the [[Yakuza]] gang before moving to the [[United States]] in [[1996]]. He moved to [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] in [[2001]] and opened his casino, [[Kenji's Casino]], in [[Torrington]], the same place his brother Kazuki had owned his [[The Big Shot Casino|casino]]. Kenji joins his sister in becoming the co-leader of the Yakuza and begins to employ [[Claude]] on advice from his sister. He has Claude prove himself, despite Asuka's assurances, and, due to his fierce belief in loyalty, has him [[Kanbu Bust-out|break]] [[Kanbu]] out of prison.
   
 
Kenji, impressed with Claude's ability, has him [[Grand Theft Auto (mission)|collect]] three sports cars and deposit them in a garage, [[Deal Steal|ambush]] a deal between the [[Colombian Cartel]] and the [[Uptown Yardies]], [[Shima|collect]] briefcases of protection money and [[Smack Down|kill]] many members of the Uptown Yardies who were selling the drug [[SPANK]].
 
Kenji, impressed with Claude's ability, has him [[Grand Theft Auto (mission)|collect]] three sports cars and deposit them in a garage, [[Deal Steal|ambush]] a deal between the [[Colombian Cartel]] and the [[Uptown Yardies]], [[Shima|collect]] briefcases of protection money and [[Smack Down|kill]] many members of the Uptown Yardies who were selling the drug [[SPANK]].
   
Claude later begins to work for media mogul [[Donald Love]] who employs him to [[Waka-Gashira Wipeout|kill]] Kenji whilst posing as a member of the Colombian Cartel, driving a [[Cartel Cruiser]], in order to drive down property prices. It is possible Kenji survived though his sister Asuka feared different launched a full scale war against the Colombian Cartel that resulted in her [[Ransom (GTA III)|being]] nearly killed herself.
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Claude later begins to work for media mogul [[Donald Love]] who employs him to [[Waka-Gashira Wipeout|kill]] Kenji whilst posing as a member of the Colombian Cartel, driving a [[Cartel Cruiser]], in order to drive down property prices. After his death, Kenji's sister Asuka launched a full scale war against the Colombian Cartel that resulted in her [[Ransom (GTA III)|death]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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==Gallery==
 
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Kenji Kasen is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series who appears as a character in Grand Theft Auto III (set in 2001). He is the brother of Asuka and Kazuki Kasen, and the co-leader of the Yakuza alongside his sister Asuka. He is also the brother-in-law of Toshiko Kasen and may be the father of Yuka, Asuka's niece. He is voiced by Les J.N. Mau, who has also appeared in television shows such as Law & Order.

Character history

Kenji Kasen was born and raised in Japan with his siblings Kazuki and Asuka, joining the Yakuza gang before moving to the United States in 1996. He moved to Liberty City in 2001 and opened his casino, Kenji's Casino, in Torrington, the same place his brother Kazuki had owned his casino. Kenji joins his sister in becoming the co-leader of the Yakuza and begins to employ Claude on advice from his sister. He has Claude prove himself, despite Asuka's assurances, and, due to his fierce belief in loyalty, has him break Kanbu out of prison.

Kenji, impressed with Claude's ability, has him collect three sports cars and deposit them in a garage, ambush a deal between the Colombian Cartel and the Uptown Yardies, collect briefcases of protection money and kill many members of the Uptown Yardies who were selling the drug SPANK.

Claude later begins to work for media mogul Donald Love who employs him to kill Kenji whilst posing as a member of the Colombian Cartel, driving a Cartel Cruiser, in order to drive down property prices. After his death, Kenji's sister Asuka launched a full scale war against the Colombian Cartel that resulted in her death.

Trivia

  • The player can kill Kenji before completing all of his missions, which will result in the player not being able to gain one hundred percent completion of GTA III.

Mission appearances

GTA III

Gallery

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