My Hero One's Justice Game Adds Gran Torino, Muscular as Playable Characters

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Game ships August 23 in Japan, October in the West

This year's 31st issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that the pro hero Gran Torino and the villain Muscular will join Bandai Namco Entertainment's My Hero One's Justice (My Hero Academia: One's Justice) game as playable characters.

The game will ship for the Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan on August 23. The game will launch in North America and Europe for the same consoles as well as PC via Steam in October.

The game will also get a PS4 and PC release in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia this year.

Other confirmed characters include: Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugō, All Might, Tomura Shigaraki, Ochaco Uraraka, Tenya Iida, Shōto Todoroki, Momo Yaoyorozu, Denki Kaminari, Tsuyu Asui, Stain, Shōta Aizawa, Fumikage Tokoyami, Kyōka Jirō, Eijirō Kirishima, Himiko Toga, and Dabi.

Kohei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia manga previously inspired the My Hero Academia: Battle for All Nintendo 3DS game in May 2016, and the My Hero Academia: Gekitotsu! Heroes Battle arcade card game with accompanying smartphone game, which launched in April 2016.

More recently, the manga inspired the My Hero Academia: Smash Tap smartphone game, which launched last year.

Source: Weekly Shonen Jump 31

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