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J-Stars Victory VS+ "Mashup" Trailer Shows Shonen Jump Characters in Action

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fighting game slated for June 26 in Europe, June 30 in North America

Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe began streaming a trailer titled "JStars VS Mashup" for its Shonen Jump's J-Stars Victory VS+ fighting game on Thursday. The video introduces some of the playable characters in the game and shows them in action, and also features the game's theme song "Fighting Stars."

The PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita game will feature the original Japanese audio track with English subtitles. More than 50 characters from at least 32 titles appear in Shonen Jump's 45th anniversary game in Japan. The premise of the game is "J Battle Festival, a dream festival that happens once in 45 years" and assembles heroes who exemplify friendship, hard work, and victory.

In the spirit of friendship, the game supports 2 vs. 2 team battles in dream matches that cross the borders between titles. Players can unleash combination attacks never possible until now, some with the help of support characters.

Hironobu Kageyama, Akira Kushida, and Hiroshi Kitadani sang the game's theme song "Fighting Stars." The game includes characters from One Piece, Dragon Ball Z, Toriko, Naruto Shippuden, Hunter x Hunter, Reborn!, Rurouni Kenshin, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan, Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-, Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar, Medaka Box, To Love-Ru, Nisekoi, Beelzebub, Assassination Classroom, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Jigoku Sensei Nube, Neuro - Supernatural Detective, Kuroko's Basketball, D.Gray-man, Sket Dance, Fist of the North Star, Tottemo! Luckyman, Haikyu!!, Sakigake!! Otoko Juku, Yu Yu Hakusho, Bleach, Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo, Gintama, Saint Seiya, and Dr. Slump & Arale-chan. The game include stages from One Piece, Dragon Ball Z, Toriko, Naruto Shippūden, Yū Yū Hakusho, Bleach, Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo, Gintama, Saint Seiya, and Dr. Slump & Arale-chan.

Bandai Namco Entertainment will ship the game in Europe on June 26 and in North America on June 30. Those who pre-order the game in North America and Europe will get a J-Stars VS+ Compendium book with art for the 52 characters in the game. The pre-order bonus will also include PlayStation themes for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita.


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