Luffy, Goku & Naruto Visuals Posted for PlayStation®4’s Jump Force Release

14.February.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Jump Force was released today in Japan and will be released worldwide tomorrow (February 15) on PlayStation®4.


In line with the release, several new visuals for the game have been put up at Dogenzaka Happy Board at Shibuya Station’s Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line, Yamamoto Line and elsewhere until February 17 and are also available to see on the Jump Force website.

 Jump Force is a fighting game themed on popular characters from manga series serialised in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazines including those from NarutoDragon Ball and One Piece.


The game brings fans’ visions to life by putting them in real world locations such as New York and Matterhorn.

The 16 newly-released visuals place the characters in iconic locations such as Tokyo Tower, Shinjuku and Yokohama Chinatown, blending real life with every manga-lover’s dream.


  • Shonen Jump Izakaya: Dine Like a Hero in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho District

    26.November.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Otona no Jump Sakaba (“Grown-Up’s Jump Bar”) is an izakaya-style eatery which opened in the Kabukicho area of Shinjuku to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump.


    Every week, kids and adults alike anticipate the release of their favourite manga series in the serialised magazine. The adults who grew up with the classic series get to eat like a hero at the bar, with meals and decorations inspired by various series including Dragon BallKinnikumanFist of the North StarSaint Seiya: Knights of the ZodiacSakigake!! OtokojukuRokudenashi Blues, City Hunter, and more.


    The bar has now announced its plans for an end-of-year party, with tickets going on sale on December 2, 2019 for the first 1,000 people who sign up.

    The New Year party plan comes with a choice of two different small pot meals.

    Fans can also get their hands on a 2020 schedule book featuring designs of the series characters for different celebratory days throughout next year. This is the only chance to get this exclusive item.

    ©Yude Tamago/Shueisha ©Akira Miyashita/Shueisha ©Tsukasa Hojo/NSP 1985 ©Masami Kurumada/Shueisha ©Bird Studio/Shueisha ©Buronson・Tetsuo Hara/NSP 1983 ©Masanori Morita/Shueisha ©Ryūji Tsugihara/NSP 1982 ©Koichi Endo/Shueisha ©Masaya Tokuhiro/Shueisha

    Inside the bar you’ll find wall posters, giant figurines, treasured items of manga artists, and more. You can even read actual Jump manga from the 80s.

    ©Bird Studio/Shueisha ©Buronson・Tetsuo Hara/NSP 1983

    As well as the above-mentioned New Year meals, there are lots of dishes inspired by various Jump series too. Those who purchase one of these Jump meals will receive a free exclusive sticker.

  • My Hero Academia Merch Fair Arrives at Jump Shops Around Japan

    25.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Eleven branches of the Jump Shop across Japan as well as the pop-up shop in Tokyo’s AQUA CiTY ODAIBA are set to hold a My Hero Academia themed fair from May 24 to June 9.


    The theme of the fair is U.A. High School, an academy in the series where students learn and train to become heroes. It will be stocked full of merchandise celebrating the story to date in preparation for season 4 which will begin airing this October.


    Hero Suits T-Shirt: ¥2,700 (Before Tax)

    Sports Towel: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)

    Lots of new merchandise will be sold including items with designs and illustrations created exclusively for the fair.


    Midoriya Shoe Pouch: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)


    Bakugo Red & White Manju: ¥1,800 (Before Tax)

    For every receipt you receive after purchasing any of these items you will get one turn at a game they will have in the store. This game is not running at the Tokyo Station branch of the Jump Shop.


    And for every ¥500 you spend including tax you will receive one of 21 possible stickers.


    Gear up for the next part of the My Hero Academia and feel like you have become a member of U.A. at the official Jump Shop fair!


    ©Kohei Horikoshi/Shueisha・My Hero Academia Production Committee

  • Jump Force Release Celebrated With Punched-In Wall Art at Shinjuku Station

    18.February.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    To celebrate the release of the new PlayStation®4 game Jump Force the wall of Metro Promenade at the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line of Shinjuku Station will be decorated with wall art from February 18 to 24.

    The game was released worldwide on February 15, 2019. It is a fighting game themed on popular characters from manga series serialised in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazines including those from NarutoDragon Ball and One Piece.

    The 15 meter wide wall graphic recreates the damage done by several Jump character’s fighting moves.

    This includes Luffy’s Gomu Gomu no Red Hawk, Goku’s Kamehameha and Naruto’s Rasengan.

    As part of the promotion, a newspaper with information on the Jump Hero’s Wall will be handed out at 6 locations in Tokyo. If you’re going through Shinjuku Station next week then be on the lookout!

  • Weekly Shonen Jump Teams Up With ‘Weider In Jelly’ Energy Drink

    02.October.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    To celebrate the magazine’s 50th anniversary, Weekly Shonen Jump is collaborating with nutritional jelly energy drink brand Weider In Jelly in a new campaign that is running for the whole month of October.


    1,000 lucky Jump fans will have a chance to win the energy drink featuring designs of popular characters from Weekly Shonen Jump. To enter, fans must simply choose their favourite ‘power scene’ – the scene they find to have the most power and energy in it. There are 100 scenes in total – 5 scenes from 20 different series.

    Winners will be able to pick a set of 6 energy drinks from 12 different designs. Full details below.

  • Get a Free Burger at McDonald’s in Japan By Purchasing a Copy of Weekly Shonen Jump

    29.August.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Weekly Shonen Jump, a weekly manga magazine that serialises popular series like One Piece and My Hero Academia, is teaming up with McDonald’s to hold two collaborations that will run from August 28 to September 9.

    The first is getting your hands on volume 40 of Weekly Shonen Jump which releases on September 3. It comes with a voucher for a free hamburger at McDonald’s. Simply present your voucher at any McDonald’s branch in Japan by September 9 and tuck in!

    The second bonus is getting to read a 1,000 page Jump volume for free. Connect to any McDonald’s free Wi-Fi with your smartphone or tablet and open the Shonen Jump+ manga magazine app. You can do this right now and it is available until September 9.


    Don’t miss out on this very special collaboration.



    Weekly Shonen Jump 5th Anniversary x McDonald’s Collaboration

    Free Burger Voucher

    Voucher: Valid from September 3, 2018 at 10:30am to September 9, 2018 at 11:59pm. One free burger per voucher.

    Available: At approximately 2,900 McDonald’s branches in Japan.

    *Vouchers no available with digital copies of Weekly Shonen Jump


    Free 1,000 Page Jump

    Running: August 28, 2018 to September 9, 2018 at 11:59pm

    Available: Via McDonald’s free Wi-Fi at approximately 2,900 McDonald’s branches in Japan.


    Shonen Jump+

    Price: Shonen Jump+ Manga – Free

    *Read individual chapters or subscribe to digital Weekly Shonen Jump series.

    *Digital Weekly Shonen Jump price subject to change without notice.


    ©Eiichiro Oda / Shueisha