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J-Stars Victory Vs. Game Trailer Recreates Famous Matchups

posted on 2014-02-09 21:40 EST
Witness Kenshirō vs. Raoh, plus Seiya vs. Freeza & other crossovers in March 19 PS3/Vita game

Namco Bandai Games began streaming the fifth promotional video for its J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game on Monday.

The video begins with famous matchups between protagonists and antagonists of Rurouni Kenshin, Yū Yū Hakusho, Bleach, One Piece, Naruto, and Dragon Ball Z, before leading into the game's newest roster additions: Kenshirō and Raoh from Fist of the North Star. It then teases the "soon-to-be-famous matchups never before seen by anyone" by pitting characters from different series against each other, like Seiya vs. Freeza.

The character roster in this Shonen Jump 45th anniversary game now 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
  • Sōsuke Aizen
  • 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
  • (Younger) Toguro

Hunter x Hunter

  • Gon Freecss
  • Hisoka (support)

Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-

  • Tarō Yamada

Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar

  • Jaguar (support)

Medaka Box

  • Medaka Kurokami
  • Misogi Kumagawa (support)

To Love-Ru

  • Lala (support)

Nisekoi

  • Chitoge Kirisaki (support)

Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

  • Tsunayoshi Sawada (with Reborn)

Beelzebub

  • Tatsumi Oga (with Beelzebub)

Assassination Classroom

  • Koro-Sensei

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

  • Jonathan Joestar
  • Joseph Joestar

Jigoku Sensei Nube

  • Meisuke "Nuubee" Nueno

Neuro - Supernatural Detective

  • Neuro (support)

Kuroko's Basketball

  • Tetsuya Kuroko (support)

Saint Seiya

  • Seiya

Sket Dance

  • Bossun (support)
  • Switch (support)

D.Gray-man

  • Allen Walker (support)

Fist of the North Star

  • Kenshirō
  • Raoh

Hironobu Kageyama, Akira Kushida, and Hiroshi Kitadani are singing the game's theme song "Fighting Stars."

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). A free augmented-reality (AR) app lets you see the Jump heroes in your surroundings on the PS Vita.

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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