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JUMP FORCE Gets Live Action Commercial

We are only a few days away from the launch of Bandai Namco’s shonen arena fighter, JUMP FORCE. The scheduled release date is February 14 in Japan, followed by a western release in February 15. Most publishers would most likely rest easy at this point, as pretty much every one who will pre-order has already done so. But not Bandai Namco. They saw it fit to release a new Japanese teaser ...

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Jotaro and Dai Joins Jump Force Roster

Bandai Namco’s hit shonen 3D fighting game, JUMP FORCE, continues to bolster its character roster. A recent leak reveals that Jotaro Kujo and Dai have been added to the upcoming game. For those who are unfamiliar with the names, Jotaro is one of the main characters from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, while Dai is the protagonist of Dragon Quest: The Adventures of Dai. Details are still ...

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More Naruto Characters Added to Jump Force Roster

We are only a month away from Jump Force’s February 15 release, but it looks like Bandai Namco is not yet finished adding characters to its already impressive roster. According to a recent announcement, the Shonen Jump brawler will get four more additional characters. This time around, the batch includes characters from the latter end of the Naruto franchise, as well as some franchise ...

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Dragon Ball, Naruto, and One Piece Join Forces in JUMP FORCE

At Microsoft’s recent E3 conference, Bandai Namco’s new fighting game titled Jump Force was revealed. This new game is a crossover fighter that features characters from popular Shonen Jump series, such as Dragon Ball, Naruto, and One Piece. A surprise reveal at the end of the teaser trailer shows characters from a non-shonen, yet still massively popular manga/anime franchise: The reveal ...

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Nintendo Switch Gets a Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy Port

The success of Nintendo’s home console/portable gaming hybrid, the Switch, was impressive considering that many gamers were unimpressed with its relatively weak hardware, compared to the current gen consoles. However, game developers seem to have taken to it like ducks to water as it has received many ports of current gen games. These include demanding games that people would not expect to run ...

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Hollywood’s Naruto Adaptation Due for a Rewrite

It is not surprising that anime afficionados have very little confidence in Hollywood when it comes to adaptations of manga and/or anime franchises—there have been many attempts to adapt popular franchises in the past, most of them end up languishing in development limbo or end up turning into Dragonball Evolution. So fans can be forgiven if the news that Lionsgate is planning a live-action ...

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WATCH: 16 Minutes of Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Action

During the recent Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong 2017 event held in Hong Kong (duh), Bandai Namco previewed the upcoming 3D action brawler Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker via a meaty demo that features over 16 minutes of actual gameplay footage. The video showcases some of the more notable features of the game—the 3-character fights with mobs, the expansive stages, the wall-running, and the ...

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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Will Have Rock Lee and Hinata

In the latest issue of Jump magazine, Bandai Namco has revealed that the upcoming brawler Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker will also feature the two ancillary, yet massively popular characters Rock Lee and Hinata Hyuga as playable characters. You can take a look at the scan below to get a glimpse of the characters as well as some key details about the gameplay: The scan also features a look at ...

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Shonen Jump Launches Free Manga Creation App: JUMP Paint

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, Shonen Jump has released a FREE manga creation app called JUMP Paint on various platforms, including Windows, iOS, and Android. The app is designed to make it easier for budding mangakas to learn how to create their own manga, and will include pens, tones, fonts (including official Shonen Jump fonts) free of charge. What’s even better is that the ...

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Bandai Namco Confirms Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Western Release

A couple of days ago, we posted news about a new Naruto/Boruto (should we just refer to it as Noruto for simplicity’s sake?) game for Japanese PS4s, Xbox Ones, and PCs called Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and made summations regarding a Western release being planned. Now, Bandai Namco has gone ahead and confirmed a release of the game for Western fans via an announcement, which includes a ...

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New Naruto Game Announced, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

Whether you liked the Road to Boruto expansion for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 or not, one can’t help but feel sad that it was initially believed to be the last game in the franchise. Of course, people held hope (buoyed by the fact that the franchise is way too lucrative to be let go that easily, one only needs to look at all the Dragon Ball Z games that were made years after the ...

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Blazing Celebrates 10M Player Milestone with Events

The hit Naruto Shippuden mobile turn-based action game, Ultimate Ninja Blazing, has recently hit a major milestone as they managed to exceed 10 million players. As a way of celebrating the milestone, the game has commenced a series of events last March 31, and said events are expected to continue until April 7. For details on what’s currently going on with the celebrations: Campaign One: the ...

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