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.

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  • Online Shonen Jump Festival ‘Jump Festa 2021’ Opens App Download and Announces Schedule

    10.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    Shueisha announced last month that JUMP magazine’s annual festival JUMP Festa is heading online for ‘Jump Festa 2021 ONLINE’ which will run from December 19, 2020 to December 20, 2020. The application needed to access the festival was finally made available on Wednesday (December 9), as was the timetable.

     

    Concept Movie

     

    Jump Festa 2021 ONLINE App

    The festival can be attended either by download the Jump Festa 2021 ONLINE app (ジャンプフェスタ2021 ONLINE) or by going on the event’s official website. However, certain content is restricted on the website. The festival takes place on Jump Festa Island, a virtual space where visitors can access content related to Jump-related media from the free-to-access library to the theatre, an online shop, and more. There’s also a zoo area, photo spots, and mini games. If visitors use the ‘attend with a friend’ function or chat function, they can also take a special commemorative photo as well as watch the stage performances.

     

    22 Original Art Pieces

    Jump Festa is a celebration of five manga magazine publications by Shueisha: Weekly Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump+V JumpJump SQ., and Saikyo Jump. Each of the five publications have had 22 of their own original characters drawn with original artwork for this online event which people can use as their avatar to roam around Jump Festa Island.

     

    2-Day Stage Events

    42 stage performances will take place on December 19 and 20. Content will include live streams from special guests at Makuhari Messe, videos, and more. There are three virtual stages to watch: the Jump Super Stage, Jump Studio, and Jump Amusement Tower.

     

    Jump Super Stage

    The Jump Super Stage is centred on anime and media adaptations of Jump manga. Performances will be streamed like from Makuhari Messe.

     

    December 19, 2020

    10:00-10:30 / Dr.STONE
    11:30-12:00 / World Trigger
    13:00-13:30 / Jujutsu Kaisen
    14:30-15:00 / Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
    16:20-16:50 / My Hero Academia

     

    December 20, 2020

    10:00-10:30 / World’s End Harem
    11:30-12:00 / Black Clover
    13:00-13:30 / The New Prince of Tennis
    14:30-15:00 / Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
    16:10-16:50 / One Piece

     

    Jump Amusement Tower

    This stage is centred on V Jump and Saikyo Jump. It will give the latest information on Jump games live from Makuhari Messe.

     

    December 19, 2020

    9:30~ / Jump Festa 2021 ONLINE Introduction Stage – Presented by V Jump Play
    11:00~ / One Piece Bounty Rush Jump Festa 2021 Battle Stage ONE PIECE
    12:20~ / Naruto & Boruto Game New Information
    14:00~ / Yu-Gi-Oh! New Information JF 2021 Stage
    15:50~ / JUMP FORCE Special Stage

    December 20, 2020

    9:30~ / Jump Festa 2021 ONLINE Introduction Stage – Presented by V Jump Play
    11:00~ / Dragon Ball App Stage
    12:30~ / Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Cross Blade Special Stage
    14:00~ / Yu-Gi-Oh! New Information JF 2021 Stage
    15:00~ / Super Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Stage

     

    Jump Stage

    This stage is centred on Weekly Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump+, and ,Jump SQ. It will feature video footage.

     

    December 19, 2020

    9:10~ / Digital DJ Special Program
    9:45~ / Kemono Jihen
    10:30~ / Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku
    11:05~ / Haikyu!!
    12:00~ / Super HxEros
    12:35~ / Bōkyaku Battery
    13:30~ / Blue Exorcist
    14:05~ / Chainsaw Man
    14:40~ / “Platinum End” Special
    15:05~ / Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
    15:50 / Gintama

     

    December 20, 2020

    9:10~ / Weekly Shonen Jump New Hero Stage
    9:45~ / Hetalia World☆Stars
    10:30~ / Rurouni Kenshin: The Hokkaido Arc
    11:10~ / Moriarty the Patriot
    12:00~ / 2.5D no Yuuwaku
    12:35~ / Blood Blockade Battlefront Back 2 back
    13:10~ /  SPY x FAMILY
    13:45~ / Showa Otome Otogibanashi
    14:30~ / 2nd Nationwide One Piece Knowledge King Battle Final Stage
    15:05~ /  BLEACH/BURN THE WITCH
    15:50~ / The Promised Neverland

     

    JF Coins From 24 Jump Series

    On Jump Festa Island, visitors can collect JF Coins from 24 different Jump series from across the five magazines which they can spend on mini games to earn limited-edition items, enjoy the Capsule Character Tower, and more. Some spots also give Rare Coins.

    There and three original mini games to play. Gain a high score and earn one of twelve stamps.

     

    Jump Photo Spots From 24 Series

    Take a photo at one of the many photo spots that recreate famous scenes from 24 different Jump series. Have your character avatar look like they’re part of the scene.

     

    TikTok x Jump Festa Special Collaboration

    This year, Jump Festa is collaborating with TikTok with its own official account as well as original video effects. There will also be a special TikTok LIVE stream in collaboration with the festival before the start date on December 18 at 19:00 (JST).

     

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  • JUMP Magazine Announces Online Festival For 2021

    25.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    Shueisha has announced that JUMP magazine’s annual festival JUMP Festa is heading online for ‘JUMP Festa 2021 ONLINE’ which will run from December 19, 2020 to December 20, 2020.

     

    JUMP Festa is a celebration of five manga publications by Shueisha: Weekly Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump+V JumpJump SQ., and Saikyo Jump. This year marks its 22nd run, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event is unable to be held in real life and so will be held online for the first time. To enter, you can download the JUMP Festa app or head on over to the event’s official website.

     

    JUMP Festa Island – A Virtual Venue

    JUMP Festa Island is where JUMP Festa 2021 ONLINE will take place, a virtual space where visitors can access content related to JUMP-related media from the free-to-access library to the theatre, an online shop, and more. There’s also a zoo area, photo spots, and mini games.

     

    Original characters created for JUMP Festa Island

    Each of the five magazine publications have had their own original characters drawn for this online event. More details will be revealed about these characters in the coming weeks, but they can run around, pose, and more.

    © SHUEISHA Inc. All rights reserved.

  • My Hero Academia ‘BOOST UP HEROES’ Merchandise Fair Blasts its Way to Japan in September

    14.August.2020 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Fans of My Hero Academia in Japan can look forward to the upcoming “My Hero Academia Goods Fair ~BOOST UP HEROES~” event set to take place at 12 branches of the JUMP SHOP in Japan as well as the JUMP SHOP pop-up store at AQUA CiTY ODAIBA in Tokyo, from September 4 to 13.

    The event is a chance for fans to get their hands on exclusive merchandise featuring original artwork of Midoriya, Bakugo, Uraraka, Todoroki, Endeavour, and Hawks.

    Stickers

    For every ¥1,200 (tax included) people spend on merchandise at the fair they will receive a free sticker. A maximum of 6 stickers can be received in a single transaction.

    There will also be character panels displayed at each store as well as photo spots for fans to take a commemorative photo.

     

    A fifth season of the TV anime series is in the works, with no release date yet announced.

  • The Deluxe Edition of Spike Chunsoft’s fighting game Jump Force published by Bandai Namco Entertainment is set to hit Nintendo Switch on August 27, 2020.

    Jump Force is a fighting game that brings together a roster of over 50 characters from popular series the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump such as One PieceNarutoDragon Ball, and many more. The game pits the characters in real world locations like New York and Matterhorn and has players battle it out.

    The new trailer showcases some of the unique gameplay features which Nintendo Switch players will be able to enjoy, such as being able to play six-player local multiplayer games. The Nintendo Switch edition is packaged with the full game plus Character Pass 1 which introduces nine new characters into the long roster.

    Those who pre-order the physical edition of the game will receive three One PieceDragon Ball, and Naruto avatar costumes and Frieza’s pod as pictured below.

    ©JUMP 50th Anniversary
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  • Nintendo Switch’s Jump Force Deluxe Edition Welcomes My Hero Academia’s Shoto Todoroki

    20.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    The popular crossover fighting game Jump Force has been announced for release on the Nintendo Switch in a new version entitled Jump Force Deluxe Edition, coming this year.

     

    What’s Jump Force?

    Jump Force is a fighting game that brings together a roster of over 50 characters from popular series the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump such as One PieceNarutoDragon Ball, and many more.


    The game pits the characters in real world locations like New York and Matterhorn and has players battle it out.

     

    Jump Force Deluxe Edition Trailer – Nintendo Switch

    The Deluxe Edition will include all DLC characters from the first Character Pass, a new offline 3 vs. 3 mode, and more.

    A second Character Pass has also been announced which will roll out five new characters. The first of those will be Shoto Todoroki from My Hero Academia. The other four characters have yet to be revealed but will be pulled from Hunter x HunterYu Yu HakuchoBleach, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.

     

    Check out the Todoroki trailer below.

    ©JUMP 50th Anniversary ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

  • Animate’s Shonen Jump Fair 2020: My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, One Piece & More

    17.March.2020 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    The series of Shonen Jump are set to fall on the Japanese anime merchandise chain Animate as “Jump Fair in Animate 2020” begins on March 19 and will run until April 12.

     

    Fans can expect exclusive merchandise from various Shonen Jump series, as well as original bonus items when they purchase items from Animate stores across Japan. More on these below.

     

    Bonus Items – Batch ①: Jump Fair Selection (Select Items)

    Those who purchase or pre-order any piece of designated merchandise at Jump Fair in Animate will receive one of the pictured cards or other item. You can also get your hands on some of the original Shonen Jump items sold at Jump Festa last year, a popular Shonen Jump festival held every year.

    The bonus items will be split into two batches sold at different dates and comprised of 58 items in total. Batch 1 items will drop from March 19 to April 2 and will include merchandise from My Hero AcademiaThe Promised Neverlandーfor which a live-action film has been green-litーand more. Batch 2 will available commencing April 3 and will include series like One PieceDemon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and more.

     

    If you’re a Shonen Jump fan, and are headed to Japan this spring, then don’t miss out on Animate’s Shonen Jump fair.

     

    ©SHUEISHA Inc. All rights reserved.

  • 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.

     

    ■Information

    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

     

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