Antagonists join in on the battle! Madara Uchiha (Naruto Shippuden), Freeza (Dragon Ball Z), Akainu (One Piece), and Shishio Makoto (Rurouni Kenshin) all enter the arena as playable J-Stars Victory VS characters. This brings the count to 27, with more expected to be confirmed soon! This includes what look at be Sosuke Aizen (Bleach) and Younger Toguro (YuYu Hakusho) toward the bottom left of the image below (the silhouettes). This exciting news comes from the latest issue of Shonen Jump Magazine, which also reveals characters like Kakashi and Sakura (who may not be playable) will make an appearance in the game through the story mode.
J-Stars Victory VS is a team action fighter by Namco Bandai Games that showcases various characters from the world of Shonen Jump manga. The game was tentatively titled Project Versus J before the name was officially changed to J-Stars Victory VS. Currently, the game is only confirmed for a Japanese release of March 19, 2014 on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. No plans have been announced at all for a North American or European release. Please visit the J-Stars Victory VS section for more information on the game.