Tatsunoko is a Japanese animation studio responsible for some of the biggest Japanese cartoons. Tatsunoko did the original version of Speed Racer, which was based on the manga.
They also made tBattle of the Planets and then later as G-Force. That’s where the playable Ken the Eagle comes from and is the only character I remembered seeing from my childhood. A great character is the sword-wielding Karas from the anime of the same name, which can be seen in the video by clicking read more:
To play Japanese Wii games, you’ll need a Freeloader disc. The only catch is that the most recent Wii firmware update broke Freeloader support. If you haven’t done the most recent system update, you’re free to import games as you please.
You won’t need to know any Japanese to enjoy this game, as it’s a pure fighter. Move lists are readily available on the Internet as well.