Where to find Junji Ito in Death Stranding

The Enigma of Junji Ito as The Engineer in Death Stranding.

Death Stranding is full of interesting celebrity cameos, including one from horror manga artist and writer Junji Ito. While you may know Junji Ito from his creations such as Tomie, Gyo, and Uzumaki, recognizing him in a game like Death Stranding is a bit harder if you don’t know where to look. To help track him down, we’ve put together a guide explaining where to find Junji Ito in Death Stranding.

Where to find Junji Ito in Death Stranding

Where to find Junji Ito in Death Stranding
Junji Ito appears as The Engineer in Death Stranding and is located at an outpost south of Lake Knot City.
© Kojima Productions

Yes, Junji Ito is in Death Stranding, prompting gamers to ask where he can be found. Similar to other celebrity cameos in Death Stranding, you’ll need to accept delivery orders to outpost locations. The one you’re looking for in particular is given to you after you get to Episode 3. At that time, you’ll have a delivery that takes you to an outpost to the south of Lake Knot City.

There, you’ll meet up with someone called The Engineer. As you might’ve guessed, The Engineer is none other than Junji Ito. It’s worth making this trip not only to see Junji Ito in Death Stranding, but also because The Engineer can help you fabricate new equipment including the Power Skeleton.

As one of our favorite items in Death Stranding, the Power Skeleton attaches to your suit and helps improve the way you carry cargo. In a nutshell, it’ll help reduce incidents where you’re stumbling around like a drunken fool. Once you have the Power Skeleton, you can improve how effective it is in balancing your wobbly body by completing side quests for The Engineer.

Even if you just want the Power Skeleton and have no interest in improving it, it’s well worth taking the time to make the delivery that takes you to The Engineer’s outpost south of Lake Knot City. After all, you get to meet a virtual Junji Ito in Death Stranding, and that alone is pretty cool.

Now that you know where to find Junji Ito in Death Stranding, be sure to read through some of our other helpful guides including how to get the JF Rey sunglasses in Death Stranding, how to make BB stop crying in Death Stranding, and how to change your boots in Death Stranding.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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