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My Hero One's Justice 2 Game's Announcement Trailer Previews New Playable Characters

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Mirio Togata, Nejire Hado, Tamaki Amajiki, Mina Ashido, Minoru Mineta join character roster

Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming a trailer for the My Hero One's Justice 2 (My Hero Academia: One's Justice 2) game for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC on Thursday.

New playable characters include Kai Chisaki (Overhaul), Mirio Togata, Nejire Hado, Tamaki Amajiki, Mina Ashido, and Minoru Mineta. Other playable characters shown in the trailer include Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugō, Shōto Todoroki, Ochaco Uraraka, Tsuyu Asui, Eijirō Kirishima, Inasa Yoarashi, Enji Todoroki (Endeavor), Dabi, Tenya Iida, Denki Kaminari, Fumikage Tokoyami, Kyōka Jirō, Momo Yaoyorozu, Himiko Toga, and Tomura Shigaraki. The game will also feature new stages and stories from the anime.

The battle action game will launch in the West in 2020. The game will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, as well as digitally for Xbox One in Japan in 2020.

The original game shipped for the Switch and PS4 in Japan in August 2018, and then launched for the PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC in Europe and the Americas in October 2018. The game launched with original 20 playable characters: 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, Dabi, Gran Torino, Muscular, and All For One.

Kōhei 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. Additionally, the My Hero Academia: Smash Tap smartphone game launched in 2017.

Sources: Press release, Bandai Namco Entertainment America's YouTube channel


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