Medaka Box Joins Shonen Jump Crossover Game J-Stars Victory Vs.
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
This year's 45th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that the Medaka Kurokami and Misogi Kumagawa characters from NisioIsin and Akira Akatsuki's Medaka Box manga are joining the lineup of Namco Bandai Games' J-Stars Victory Vs. "team battle action" video game. Specifically, Medaka will be able to move at the speed of light in her Ranshin mode, while Misogi is a support-only character that can weaken opponents that are hit with his screw weapons.
Previously announced characters include Toriko (Toriko), Luffy (One Piece), Goku (Dragonball Z), Naruto's title character, Rurouni Kenshin's Kenshin Himura, Gintama's Gintoki Sakata, Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo's Kankichi Ryotsu, Hunter x Hunter's Gon Freecss, and Yu Yu Hakusho's Yūsuke Urameshi. The rival characters Sasuke (Naruto Shippūden), Vegeta (Dragon Ball), Zebra (Toriko), Jaguar (Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar), and Tarō (Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-) are also joining the roster. Fans could vote for some of the characters that will be featured in the game.
The 3D fighting game will allow players to use Naruto's "Shadow Clone," Luffy's "Gum Gum Stamp," Toriko's "Nail Punch," Goku's "Kamehameha," Yūsuke's "Spirit Gun," Gon's "Janken Gū," and other famous moves from Jump characters.
Namco Bandai Games is launching the "ultimate Jump game" on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems.