Players will encounter a wide variety of characters when they are making their way through the world of Death Stranding. Many of these characters are played by high-profile celebrities from all over the world. One of these celebrities is Junji Ito, who many know to be one of the most popular and celebrated manga creators on Earth. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know about the role that Junji Ito plays in Hideo Kojima's newest title covered.

Death Stranding Junji Ito

Players will discover Junji Ito to be a character known as The Engineer who helps the main character of Sam Bridges upgrade his gear and ultimately carry more packages. The appearance of the high-profile manga personality in the high-profile game was revealed to the public by a community member known as hana, who posted the image below to Twitter. 

As expected, manga fans were more than excited to see that one of the most prominent personalities from the popular medium makes an appearance in one of the most anticipated games in years. Now, manga lovers have the opportunity to play alongside the one and only Junji Ito throughout their adventures in the latest creation from the mind of Hideo Kojima. 

Death Stranding Junji Ito

There is no denying that Kojima did not spare any expense when it came to making sure his new game had plenty of star power when it came to its cast of characters. 

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