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NES Classic gets Shonen Jump-themed release in Japan


To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump, Nintendo will launch a special version of their NES Classic. Loaded with games based on Dragon Ball, Fist of the North Star, Saint Seiya and other classics, the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary Version (rolls right off the tongue …) will launch in Japan on July 7 in Japan for 7,980 yen.

Here’s a list of the included 20 games (via Gematsu):

 

  • Captain Tsubasa
    • Captain Tsubasa
    • Captain Tsubasa 2
  • Dragon Ball
    • Dragon Ball 3: Gokuden
    • Dragon Ball Z: Kyoushuu! Saiyajin
    • Dragon Ball: Shenron no Nazo
  • Dragon Quest
    • Dragon Quest
  • Famicom Jump
    • Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden
    • Famicom Jump II: Saikyou no Shichinin
  • Fist of the North Star
    • Hokuto no Ken
    • Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Souzou Seiken Restuden
  • Kinnikuman
    • Kinnikuman: Kinnikusei Oui Soudatsusen
    • Tag Team Match: Muscle
  • Saint Seiya
    • Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu
    • Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Kanketsuhen
  • Others
    • Ankoku Shinwa: Yamato Takeru Densetsu
    • Destiny of an Emperor
    • Magical Taruruuto-kun: Fantastic World!!
    • Rokudenashi Blues
    • Sakigake!! Otokojuku Shippuu Ichi Gou Sei
    • Sekiryuuou

If you’re not in Japan, but just want an NES Classic, don’t worry. Nintendo will reintroduce the plug-and-play device in western markets starting June 29th. Though, like with a lot of products from the company, expect there to be scalpers as Nintendo has only committed to making them until the end of the year.

 

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