|Yasuo Kusano - 草野保夫|
|D.O.B.||15th July 1927|
|Appears in||Shenmue I|
Yasuo Kusano (Japanese: 草野保夫) is a forklift operator working at the New Yokosuka Harbour District for the Yohai Company Office, he is due to reach retirement age next year. He is well liked and respected amongst his colleagues, both subordinates and superiors, and is often someone whom they go to for advice. He has a friendly and relaxed demeanour and is known for his reliability. Once he retires, he aims to master every game in the arcade.
Yasuo is not related to Eiko Kusano.