"Sket Dance" and "Kuroko's Basketball" Characters Join "J-Stars Victory Vs." Fighting Game

45th anniversary Jump fighter heads to PS3 and PS Vita in Japan

Shonen Jump has revealed that characters from Kuroko's Basketball and Sket Dance have been added to J-Stars Victory Vs. However, likely to elicit mixed emotions from fans of the series, Tetsuya Kuroko, Bossun, Himeko and Switch have been relegated to support roles in the the crossover fighting game celebrating the magazine's 45th anniversary.

 

The game is due on March 19th, 2014 for PlayStation 3 and Vita. A “Limited Edition” is 10,980 yen for the PS3 and 9,980 yen for the Vita, with standard versions going for 7,980yen and 6,980 yen. The Anime Sound Edition is priced at 10,980 yen on PlayStation 3, with the PS Vita version going for 9,980 yen.

 

 

The roster stands at:

 

Playable characters

Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
Vegeta (Dragon Ball)
Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
Boa Hancock (One Piece)
Toriko (Toriko)
Zebra (Toriko)
Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)
Kankichi Ryotsu (Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo)
Gon Freecss (Hunter × Hunter)
Yusuke Urameshi (YuYu Hakusho)
Taro Yamada (Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-)
Medaka Kurokami (Medaka Box)
Tsunayoshi Sawada and Reborn (Katekyō Hitman Reborn!)
Tatsumi Oga and Beelzebub (Beelzebub)


Support characters

Jaguar Junichi (Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar)
Misogi Kumagawa (Medaka Box)
Rukia Kuchiki (Bleach)
Chitoge Kirisaki (Nisekoi)
Lala Satalin Deviluke (To Love-Ru)
Kagura and Sadaharu (Gintama)
Tetsuya Kuroko (Kuroko's Basketball)
Bossun (Sket Dance)
Himeko (Sket Dance)
Switch (Sket Dance)

 

via kazu4281

  

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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