J-Stars Victory VS – Gintama, KochiKame Confirmed

A brand new scan of J-Stars Victory VS has been released! It confirms two new playable characters – Gintoki from Gintama and Kankichi Ryotsu from KochiKame! Gintoki will be equipped with his scooter, while Kankichi will have a bike and rocket launcher.

The two join Toriko from the Toriko anime and Kenshin from the Rurouni Kenshin anime as well as Anime Games Online favorites Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto Shippuden), Son Goku (Dragon Ball Z), Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach), and Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece).

It’s unknown how many characters and series will be announced in the final roster, but so far one character has been confirmed from eight different series.

Past scans:
J-Stars Victory VS Scan 9 Reveals New Screenshots, Mechanics
Bleach, Kenshin Confirmed in J-Stars Victory Vs (Scan 8)
J-Stars Victory Vs Scan 7
J-Stars Victory Vs Scan 6
Naruto Officially Confirmed in J-Stars Victory VS (Scan 5)
Project Versus J Scan 4
Project Versus J Scan 3
Project Versus J Scan 2
Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Toriko Game – Project Versus J (Scan 1)

J-Stars Victory VS is a four player team action fighter by Namco Bandai Games that showcases various characters from the world of Shonen Jump. It was tentative titled Project Versus J before the name was officially changed to J-Stars Victory VS. The game is currently confirmed to be released in Japan for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, however, no release date has been announced at this time. No word on a North American or European release either.