It was only the other day that we posted an update regarding the fighting roster of the Shonen Jump game, J-Stars Victory VS. Today we hear of more fighters jumping into the fray. The update was made through the recent Jump magazine in Japan.
So now we have Aizen Sousuke from Bleach and Younger Toguro from YuYu Hakusho. Both have been confirmed as being playable characters which is great news. Another character also included was Hisoka of Hunter x Hunter fame who will play a support character.
The game will hit Japan on March 19 for PS Vita and PS3.
Popular anime, Hunter x Hunter looks set to have a feature film released at the end of the year, Titled Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission, the movie looks set to release on December 27th. All we’ve heard so far is that the plot will centre around a war between light and dark factions, sounds ominous. The makers decided to give fans an early surprise and take the covers of the theme song for the film.
The track, “Nagareboshi Kirari”, is cover being put together by Yuzu, a Japanese group who are known for their pop rock and folk style of music. Have a look and listen to the clip below to give you a taste of what to expect.
Fans of figures and popular anime, Hunter x Hunter, will be pleased with the following bit of news. A figure based on Kurapika will be joining the existing figures of Gon and Killuga courtesy of maker, Max Factory.
The newly released pictures of the figure show off the usual trademark s and features that the company is known for such as different facial expressions and eyes as well as accessories such as Judgment Chain, Dowsing Chain and Chain Jail.
Sunday saw the release of a teaser trailer for Hunter X Hunter: Phantom Rogue on the movie’s official site. The character, Kurapika, will be the focus of the movie who becomes a Hunter and seeks vengeance on the Phantom Troupe who are responsible for the murder and massacre clan.
The film has been noted for having an original script with in a “dramatic action” film. Making their appearance in the movie will be the Phantom Troupe while the “Rogue” in the movie’s title refers to the Kurta Clan and the red eyes that they possess, also the clan which Kurapika hails from.
This movie marks the first for the Hunter X Hunter series and looks set to debut in Japanese theatres on January 12, 2013. So sit back and enjoy the teaser trailer below.
The first bit of footage has been released by Namco Bandai for their upcoming, Hunter x Hunter adaptation, due to hit the Sony PSP. The trailer shows off some of the combat and general exploring sequences as well a few quick looks at the game’s two player ad-hoc co-op play mode.
Give it a look below, the game has a striking visual look to the artwork and seem to flow really well.