arrow season 3 devon aoki tatsu yamashiro gi 'Arrow' Season 3: Devon Aoki cast as Tatsu 'Katana' Yamashiro

“Arrow” Season 3 has cast its first big, recurring guest star: Devon Aoki will play Tatsu Yamashiro in an undisclosed number of episodes.

According to Deadline, Tatsu is a Japanese martial arts expert that goes by the code name of Katana. This sword-wielding warrior will be one of Oliver Queen’s mentors during his time with ARGUS, to be shown in flashbacks throughout the coming season.

There is no word yet on whether or not Tatsu will make an appearance in present-day Starling City.

Aoki has appeared mostly in films, including “Sin City” and “2 Fast 2 Furious.” Her “Arrow” character was developed in DC Comics graphic novels about the Green Arrow’s origins.

“Arrow” Season 3 will air Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

Posted by:Laurel Brown