Ryan Yamazaki
Nationality American
Affiliations Ryan's Gym

Ryan Yamazaki (ライアン山崎, Raian Yamazaki) is a character in No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle. He is the owner of Ryan's Gym.

Ryan's facial appearance gives a nod to Freddy Mercury of the rock band Queen. His outfits and demenour suggest him to be a bit of a flamer; on several occasions he refers to Travis as "hunky."


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Travis training with Ryan

Ryan's role is pretty much the same as Thunder Ryu's. For a fee, Travis can train with him. There are 2 types of training: stamina and muscle. His training minigames include a treadmill run where he changes its direction, and sparring where he throws weights (and kisses) for Travis to punch back or dodge.

Everytime Travis fails to increase his power, Ryan gets a "sad face" whereas when Travis wins the training minigames, he points out the adreline rush of working out. Travis is not his only patron as near the ending of the game, Ryan's gym is occupied by an unidentifiable youth in a hat who obviously may be considered a bit of a wimp.

No More Heroes 2
Characters Bishop Shidux · Cat Jeane · Dr. Naomi · Henry Cooldown · Mask de Uh · Mimmy · Ryan · Sylvia Christel · Takashi Miike · Talbot and Weller
Assassins Travis Touchdown · Shinobu · Skelter Helter · Nathan Copeland · Charlie Macdonald · Kimmy Howell · Matt Helms · Cloe Walsh · Dr. Letz Shake · Million Gunman · New Destroyman · Ryuji · Margaret Moonlight · Captain Vladimir · Alice Twilight · Jasper Batt Jr.
Locations Iron Claw Point · Destroy University · Santa Destroy Bank · Destroy Stadium · Destroy Resort · Motel "NO MORE HEROES" · Naomi's Lab · Ryan's Gym
Settlements Santa Destroy, California · Akashic Point
Weapons Beam Katana · Three Girl Rhumba's Sword · Earthquake Maker · Vosmir · Shapeshifting boombox · Le Croissant du Angel
Robots Santa Death Parade · Glastonbury
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