The latest updates for "Jump Force" reveal more details about the plot of the epic anime-based fighting game. Game producer Koji Nakajima held an interview with Bahamut (via Silicon Era) and shared more information about the game and how these popular anime characters ended up going through the real world.

Bandai Namco Entertainment announced "Jump Force" at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018 event, as the teaser trailer featured heroes and villains from hit anime series such as "Dragon Ball," "Naruto," and "One Piece," squaring off against one another from different parts of the globe.


New things about 'Jump Force's' story

According to Silicon Era, producer Koji Nakajima revealed more details about "Jump Force's" plot and how he wanted each anime character more "realistic" in the game. He stated that he created the game as a way to celebrate the popularity of "Weekly Shonen Jump" for 50 years and he met with the Japanese publication for the idea. Nakajima and Bandai Namco Entertainment's goal for the game is combined real-world scenery with the manga anime characters.

The game producer also revealed that the anime-based game's setting is mostly in New York City, as the teaser gave us a glimpse of Son Goku, Naruto Uzumaki, and Monkey D.

Luffy teaming up against Frieza at Time Square. Players can only use one character at a time when switching and they have different move sets. For example, Goku uses ki blasts to give him some distance and range, while Luffy specializes in close-range combat.

There will also be clothing damage in the game whenever each character is worn out or beat up during the fight. Nakajima stated that the game is 60 percent complete and the AI opponent was set to be weak in the demo during the E3 2018 event.


Anime fan cast for the game

There were eight anime characters featured in "Jump Force" at E3 2018 as anime and video game fans were expecting more popular Shonen-based manga characters joining the crossover soon. Sasuke Uchiha and Roronoa Zoro have been added to the game's roster. Nakajima also confirmed that "Death Note" characters Light Yagami and Ryuk will not be playable characters as they deemed them to be "too strong," but they will have pivotal roles in the story.

VG 24/7 made a fan list of possible anime characters the fans want to see in the roster such as Goku's rival Vegeta, "Bleach" protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki, Yugi Moto and Seito Kaiba from "Yu-Gi-Oh," "Jonathan Joestar from "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure," and Saitama from "One Punch Man."