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Bleach/Yu Yu Hakusho/Hunter x Hunter Rivals Join J-Stars Victory Vs. Game

posted on 2014-01-16 04:00 EST
Sōsuke Aizen, Younger Toguro are playable & Hisoka is support in March 19 PS3/Vita game

The March issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is announcing on Tuesday that rivals from the Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, and Yū Yū Hakusho series are joining the roster of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game. Specifically, Bleach's Sōsuke Aizen and Yū Yū Hakusho's (Younger) Toguro are playable characters, while Hunter x Hunter's Hisoka is a support character.

The character roster in this Shonen Jump 45th anniversary game includes:

One Piece

  • Monkey D. Luffy
  • Boa Hancock
  • Akainu

Dragon Ball Z

  • Son Goku
  • Vegeta
  • Freeza

Toriko

  • Toriko
  • Zebra

Naruto Shippūden

  • Naruto Uzumaki
  • Sasuke Uchiha
  • Madara Uchiha

Bleach

  • Ichigo Kurosaki
  • Rukia (support)

Rurouni Kenshin

  • Kenshin Himura
  • Makoto Shishio

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo

  • Kankichi Ryōtsu

Gintama

  • Gintoki Sakata
  • Kagura (support)
  • Sadaharu (support)

Yū Yū Hakusho

  • Yūsuke Urameshi

Hunter x Hunter

  • Gon Freecss

Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-

  • Tarō Yamada

Medaka Box

  • Medaka Kurokami
  • Misogi Kumagawa (support)

Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

  • Tsunayoshi Sawada (with Reborn)

Beelzebub

  • Tatsumi Oga (with Beelzebub)

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

  • Jonathan Joestar
  • Joseph Joestar

Jigoku Sensei Nube

  • Meisuke "Nuubee" Nueno

Assassination Classroom

  • Koro-Sensei

Saint Seiya

  • Seiya

Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar

  • Jaguar (support)

To Love-Ru

  • Lala (support)

Nisekoi

  • Chitoge Kirisaki (support)

Kuroko's Basketball

  • Tetsuya Kuroko (support)

Sket Dance

  • Bossun (support)
  • Switch (support)

Neuro - Supernatural Detective

  • Neuro (support)

D.Gray-man

  • Allen Walker (support)

Hironobu Kageyama, Akira Kushida, and Hiroshi Kitadani are singing the game's theme song "Fighting Stars." A free augmented-reality (AR) app lets you see the Jump heroes in your surroundings on the PS Vita.

The PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita game will arrive on March 19. A regular copy of the PS3 version will cost 7,980 yen (about US$80), while a limited edition will cost 10,980 yen (about US$110). The normal edition of the PS Vita version will cost 6,980 yen, while a limited edition copy will retail for 9,980 yen (about US$100).

People who pre-order the game will receive the J-Stars Victory Book, a volume bound like a Jump Comics book and filled with information and visuals of Jump heroes over the years. For a limited time, a "Ani-Son Sound Edition" of the game will let players listen to 21 television anime theme songs in the game.


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