This popular Japanese crossover fighting game features characters from various manga series. These characters were also featured in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump anthology due to the occasion of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Developed by Spike Chunsoft and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, Jump Force was released on the 15th of February for Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Lead programmer Akira Watanabe along with Shigeru Shaito and Yosuke Yoshida worked with writers like Ryuichi Hitori, Yuuya Amano, and Hiro Ito to make the game a success.
Read on to find out all about the playable characters in the game!
Playable Jump Force Characters
Jump Force Character’s launch roster includes 40 playable characters from 16 series. There are also 14 additional characters available to download with the help of character passes while three of them are a part of a free update and bring up the total playable characters to 57.
Players can also make their own unique playable characters by customizing them with different abilities, outfits, and accessories earned through the game.
- Asta (Black Clover): Asta is a fictional Jump Force Character from the very famous manga series Black Clover. Created by Yūki Tabata, Asta is an orphan left at the church who wants to become the next Wizard King.
- Ichigo Kurosaki: Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach Manga series. Adapted by Tite Kubo, Kurosaki is the main protagonist and miraculously recieves Soul Reaper powers after an encounter.
- Rukia Kuchiki: Kuchiki is also a fictional character in the Bleach Manga series. She is a soul reaper (basically means that she is a death god or a shinigami).
- Renji Abarai: Abarai is a fictional character in the Bleach Manga series and his only wish is to defeat Ichigo Kurosaki. He dedicates his entire life to this cause
- Sōsuke Aizen – Aizen is yet another fictional character from the very popular Bleach Manga series. Aizen is the main antagonist and captain of fifth division of soul reapers.
- Tōshirō Hitsugaya – Hitsugaya is a fictional character from Bleach – the manga and anime series. He is the captain of the tenth division of soul reapers who protect Soul Society.
- Grimmjow Jeagerjaquez – Jeagerjaquez is the Sexta Espada and his name means hunter. He has a sense of honour and has a very rebellious attitude towards authorities.
- Yoruichi Shihõin: Yoruichi is a friend of Kisuke Urahara – fellow shop owner. She is a slim and dark-skinned woman who can also transform into a black cat.
- Boruto Uzumaki: Boruto is created by Mashashi Kishimoto who is known as the son of protagonist Naruto Uzumaki and Hinata Uzumaki.
- Ryo Saeba: Saeba is the main protagonist of City Hunter and is the only known survivor of a plane crash in Central America. Raised as a guerrilla fighter, he eventually finds his way to America.
- Son Goku: Goku is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball Manga series. Created by Akira Toriyama, Son Goku is based on Sun Wukong.
- Vegeta: Prince Vegeta or just Vegeta is yet another fictional Jump Force Character in the Dragon Ball series. He belongs to an extraterrestrial warrior race known as the Saiyans.
- Trunks: Trunks is also another fictional Jump Force Character from the Dragonball Manga series. He is the half-saiyan and half-human son of Vegeta and Bulma.
- Piccolo: Piccolo is yet another fictional character from the Dragonball Manga series. During the initial release he seemed like the reincarnation of Piccolo Daimaō but was later found out to be the member of Namekians.
- Frieza: Frieza is also a fictional character from the Dragonball franchise. Frieza is a galactic tyrant and supervillain of the series. He is feared by everyone else in the universe.
- Cell: This fictional character in the Dragon Ball series is a major villain. Created by Akira Toriyama, Cell is a very evil artificial life form created from cell samples from other major Jump Force Characters in the series.
- Majin Buu: Created by Akira Toriyama, Majin Buu is the final antagonist in the Dragon Ball Z series. He is genie-like form with mystical and magical powers. He was awoken by the evil warlock Bibidi.
Dragon Quest: The Adventure Of Dai
- Dai: Voiced by Toshiko Fujita, Dai grew up as the only human on Dermline Island. He protects Princess Leona from some assassins and is helped by Avan to become the next hero.
Fist Of The North Star
- Kenshiro: Kenshiro is the main protagonist of the Fist Of The North Star manga series. Created by Tetsuo Hara and Buronson, Kenshiro was based on Bruce Lee – the famous actor and martial artist.
Hunter × Hunter
- Gon Freecss: Freecss is an athletic naive boy who has superhuman sense of smell, taste and sight. He is also very friendly and gets along well with animals.
- Killua Zoldyck: Voiced by Kanako Mitsuhashi, Zoldyck is initially portrayed as a cheeky, mischievous kid. He befriends Gon. He is completely ruthless and bloodthirsty and belongs to Zoldyck family of assassins.
- Kurapika: The sole survivor of Kurta, Kurapika belongs to a clan full of anger and aggression. Her whole clan was was eradicated by the Phantom Troupe.
- Hisoka Morow: Voiced by Hiroki Takahasi, Hisoka is magician that laces each magic trick with murder. With a battle kink, Morow is a serial killer and is very narcissistic.
- Biscuit Krueger: She is is a supporting protagonist in the anime/manga series Hunter X Hunter.
- Meruem: Meruem or Chimera Ant King is the most powerful offspring of the queen. Meruem is arrogant and is prejudiced against humans.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
- Jotaro Kujo: Kujo is a fictional Jump Force Character in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series. Written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki, Jotaro is potrayed as a noble person.
- DIO: Dio is a fictional character in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series. Dio is the main antagonist of the series and is a powerful vampire.
- Giorno Giovanna: Giorno is the main protagonist of Golden Born and is the illegitimate child of Dio.
My Hero Academia
- Izuku Midoriya: Izuku or Deku is the main protagonist of My Hero Academia and is a superhero created by Kōhei Horikoshi
- All Might: All Might or Toshinori Yagi is the eighth user of One For All and is also known as the Symbol of Peace.
- Katsuki Bakugo: Bakugo aka Kacchan or Dynamight is a superhero and is also the main protagonist of My Hero Academia.
- Shoto Todoroki: Shoto too is a superhero in the series and is one amongst the many protagonists of My Hero Academia.
- Naruto Uzumaki: Naruto is the very famous titular protagonist of the series who is ostracized in the initial stages of the show.
- Sasuke Uchiha: Uchiha is a fictional character in Naruto. He belongs to the notorious Ninja clan of Uchiha.Kakashi
- Hatake: Hatake is a fictional character in the Naruto series. Created by Mashashi Kishimoto, Hatake is initially portrayed as an apathetic being.
- Gaara: Gaara of the Desert is a fictional Jump Force Character in the Naruto series. He debuted as an antagonist and was born into a demon’s host.
- Kaguya Ōtsutsuki: Kaguya is a fictional character in the Naruto series. She is the central underlying antagonist of the show and is revered as the Rabbit Goddess.
- Madara Uchiha: Uchiha is is a fictional Jump Force Character in the Naruto series. He initially appears as a villain in the show.
- Monkey D. Luffy: Luffy is a fictional character in the One Piece series. Created by Eiichiro Oda, Luffy is the main protagonist.
- Roronoa Zoro: Zoro is a fictional character in the One Piece series and is also known as the “Pirate Hunter” Zoro.
- Vinsmoke Sanji: Sanji is a fictional character from One Piece and is a native to the North Blue.
- Sabo: Created by Eiichiro Oda, Sabo is the chief of staff of the revolutionary army. Sabo and Ace befriend Luffy later.
- Boa Hancock: Boa Hancock is a fictional character in the One Piece series. She is a part of the all-female Kuja Tribe from the island of Amazon Lily.
- Blackbeard: Blackbeard or Marshall D Teach is a fictional character in the One Piece series. He is the admiral of the Blackbeard Pirates.
- Trafalgar D. Water Law: Water Law or “Surgeon Of Death” is a fictional character in the One Piece series. He originates from North Blue and has the ability to perform body swaps.
- Himura Kenshin: Kenshin is a fictional character in Rurouni Kenshin. He is the main protagonist and was created by Nobuhiro Watsuki.
- Shishio Makoto: Makoto is a fictional character in Rurouni Kenshin. He is the main antagonist of the show.
- Pegasus Seiya: Seiya is fictional character in Saint Seya. Created by Masami Kurumada, Pegasus is the eponymous protagonist.
- Dragon Shiryū: Shiryū is fictional Jump Force Character in Saint Seya and is one amongst the many protagonists of the show.
- Yugi Moto/Yami Yugi: Created by Kazuki Takahashi, Yami Yugi is the main character of the series Yu-Gi-Oh!
- Seto Kaiba: Kaiba is a fictional character in Yu-Gi-Oh! He is the CEO of Kaiba Corporation.
Yu Yu Hakusho
- Yushuke Urameshi: Urameshi is a fictional Jump Force Character and deliquent attending Sarayashiki Junior High School.
- Younger Toguro: Toguro is introduced initially with his older brother as Brokers of Darkness.
- Hiei: Along with Kurama and Goki, Hiei is one amongst the most wanted demons.
Original Jump Force Characters
Non-Playable Jump Force Characters
- Light Yagami: Main protagonist of the show and a psychopathic being who is truly evil.
- Ryuk: The cool shinigami with a thing for apples. He gets an odd sort of pleasure after finding trouble.
Here are some of the FAQs regarding characters –
Who are the 9 DLC characters in Jump Force?
Seto Kaiba – Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bisky Krueger – Hunter X Hunter, All Might – My Hero Academia, Majin Bu (Good Form) – Dragon Ball, Katsuki Bakugo – My Hero Academia, Toshiro Hitsugaya – Bleach, Madara Uchiha – Naruto, Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez – Bleach, Trafalgar Law – One Piece, Shoto Todoroki – My Hero Academia Series, Meruem – Hunter X Hunter, Hiei – Yu Yu Hakusho, Yoruichi Shihōin – Bleach, and Giorno Giovanna – Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure are the 9 DLC Characters in Jump Force.
Is Jump Force 2 coming out?
There is not a single news about the release of Jump Force 2.
Will demon slayer be added to Jump Force?
No, demon slayer will not be added to Jump Force anytime soon.
How many characters are in Jump Force including DLC?
There are total of 57 characters in Jump Force.