Sega surprised many in the West when they announced their plans to localize Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, a fighting game featuring some of the most iconic characters taken from light novels published by Dengeki Bunko, and now that we have a set release date for the game, they have released the first in what appears to be a series of trailers to meant to show off what most of these characters will be capable of.
This first trailer introduces Asuna, Kuroyukihime, Tomoka Minato, and Shizuo Heiwajima and you can read more details about each character below:
- Asuna (Sword Art Online) – The sub-leader of the Knights of the Blood,
the strongest guild in Aincrad. Her nickname is “The Flash” due to her speed with her rapier, Lambent Light. Kirito is her boyfriend.
- Kuroyukihime (Accel World) – The Umezato Jr. High student council V.P. She’s nicknamed Kuroyukihime, or “Snow Black,” because of her beauty. Her Brain Burst avatar is Black Lotus and she is Legion Master of the Nega Nebulas.
- Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara!!) – A debt collector who dresses like a bartender. He hates violence, but when he loses his temper, he’s the strongest man in Ikebukuro. Flying vending machines are a clue that he’s around.
- Tomoka Minato (Ro-Kyu-Bu!) – A basketball ace at Keishin Academy. Her mother does traditional dance and her father is a tea master, so her manners are impeccable. But when she starts to play basketball…