News Shonen Jump Characters Star in Jumputi Heroes Crossover Smartphone Game
posted on 2018-02-05 16:36 EST by Karen Ressler
Shueisha announced on Monday that LINE is developing a new smartphone game featuring characters from its Shonen Jump magazine. The free-to-play puzzle game is titled Jumputi Heroes (Jump Petit Heroes) and is slated for this spring on iOS and Android devices.
The game takes place on "Jumputi Island" where Shonen Jump characters live in peace until the demon king awakens and makes all the characters small (super-deformed). The player must solve puzzles to grant the characters abilities in battle.
The staff are holding a pre-registration campaign offering in-game items to all players depending on how many people friend the official LINE account or follow the official Twitter account.
The game features characters from manga that began serialization in Shonen Jump in the 1980s or later. The titles represented in the game include:
- Dragon Ball
- One Piece
- My Hero Academia
- World Trigger
- Rurouni Kenshin
- Yu Yu Hakusho
- Kuroko's Basketball
- Hoshin Engi
- Medaka Box
- To Love-Ru
- Hinomaru Zumō
- Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
- Strawberry 100%
- Majin Tantei Nōgami Neuro (Neuro - Supernatural Detective)
- Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo
- Sakigake!! Otoko Juku
- Space Adventure Cobra
- Saint Seiya
- Cat's Eye
- Jigoku Sensei Nube
- Ginga Nagareboshi Gin
- Sexy Commando Gaiden: Sugoi yo!! Masaru-san
- Tottemo! Luckyman
- Chinyūki ~Tarō to Yukai na Nakama-tachi~
The game is part of the magazine's 50th anniversary celebration.