"Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax" Adds Miyuki Shiba and Taiga Aisaka

"Sword Art Online" leads are down to 20% of the playable characters

Bad news, Sword Art Online fanatics. After the next update, the make-up of playable characters in crossover fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax will be down to only 20% SAO heroes. Expanding the diversity of Dengeki leads, the roster is being updated with the additions of The Irregular At Magic High School's Miyuki Shiba and Toradora!'s Taiga Aisaka. 


Their male lead counterparts, Tatsuya Shiba and Ryūji Takasu, will be assist characters in Sega's celebration of the Dengeki light novel imprint's 20th anniversary. Voice actors from the anime will be reprising their roles.

Home plans for what's currently an arcade only game haven't been announced.

The old roster featured:

Playable characters

Asuna Sword Art Online
Kirino Kosaka Oreimo
Kirito Sword Art Online
Kuroyukihime Accel World
Mikoto Misaka A Certain Magical Index
Shana Shakugan no Shana
Shizuo Heiwajima Durarara!!
Tomoka Minato Ro-Kyu-Bu!

Assist characters

Boogiepop Boogiepop series
Celty Sturluson Durarara!!
Erio Tōwa Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
Haruyuki Arita Accel World
Hinata Hakamada Ro-Kyu-Bu!
Holo Spice and Wolf
Kino Kino's Journey
Kōko Kaga Golden Time
Kuroneko Oreimo
Leafa Sword Art Online
Mashiro Shiina The Pet Girl of Sakurasou
Sadao Maō The Devil Is a Part-Timer!
Tōma Kamijō A Certain Magical Index
Wilhelmina Carmel Shakugan no Shana


Akira Yuki (voiced by Shin'ichiro Miki) from Sega's Virtua Fighter series is the boss with Pai Chan (voiced by Minami Takayama) as his assist.


via Dengeki Online  and @SEGANerds


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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