J-Stars Victory VS+ Game's English Video Showcases 'Fighting Stars'
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The PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita game features 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 Shippūden, 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, Yū Yū 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 shipped the game in Europe on Thursday, and will ship it in North America next Tuesday. Those who pre-order the game in North America and Europe are getting a J-Stars VS+ Compendium book with art for the 52 characters in the game. The pre-order bonuses also include PlayStation themes for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita.