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Here are the Like a Dragon: Ishin ‘It’s a Long Story’ Substory Answers

If you want all the Like a Dragon: Ishin It's a Long Story answers, here's how you pass this Substories quest's test.

There are many different sorts of Substories side quests in Like a Dragon: Ishin, with ones like “It’s a Long Story” requiring people to pay attention. This is due to the NPC “testing” Ryoma Sakamoto’s listening skills. While the gossip and stories Sakiko shares don’t really take that long, they do involve quite a few details that might be easy to forget. Especially as some of the responses during the quiz might sound similar to things that came up during the chat.

Here are the Like a Dragon: Ishin ‘It’s a Long Story Substory’ Answers

How Do You Start the “It’s a Long Story” Substory in Like a Dragon: Ishin?

You can meet Sakiko in Like a Dragon: Ishin Chapter 3: Mibu Wolves. If you head to the South Yashikimachi area in Fushimi, near shrine, you’ll automatically overhear her talking to someone sho says she talks too much. This starts the Substory, which consists of a very long conversation.

Here are the Like a Dragon: Ishin ‘It’s a Long Story Substory’ Answers

What are the “It’s a Long Story” Substory Answers in Like a Dragon: Ishin?

There are three things you need to know to pass Sakiko’s challenge. The first of the three Like a Dragon: Ishin “It’s a Long Story” answers has to do with how her tastes changed when she grew up. The correct response is that she started to like bamboo shoots.

The second question has to do with her reuniting with childhood friend named Kotaro. She asks where she met him again when they were adults. They ran into each other outside a tea shop.

Finally, the third one is basically a trick question. Sakiko asks what her name is. When she does, the dialogue box changes her name to “Garrulous Woman” to try and trip the player up. However, if you’ve been paying attention (and reading this), you’ll know her name is Sakiko.

Once you successfully answer Sakiko’s three questions, she gives Ryoma a Gold Seal for his time.

Like a Dragon: Ishin is available on the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.

Jenni Lada
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