Minato, Box Art Confirmed for Gekitou Ninja Taisen Special

A new scan from Shonen Jump magazine confirms the 4th Hokage, Minato Namikaze, as a playable character in Naruto Shippuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen Special! Also confirmed are two-man squads, Orochimaru, and the box art!

Above is a translated version of the scan. If you would like to see the original version, please go here.

Thanks for Anime Games Online Forum members LudwigVonKoopa and Celtic for the scans!

Naruto Shippuden: Gekitou Ninja Taisen Special is due out in Japan December 2, 2010 for the Nintendo Wii. It will feature 41 playable characters and online battles with leaderboards that allow you to show the name of your choice. Currently, no US release date has been announced for this game.