A potential Fortnite anime crossover has been leaked, as Epic Games is reportedly in the process of collaborating with one of the largest Japanese titans in the anime world.
Following up the previously released Cyber Infiltration Pack and Street Fighter bundles, it appears Epic Games now has its sights sets on bringing some of the most iconic anime franchises into Fortnite. Here’s everything we know about the leaked Fortnite anime crossover.
According to Fortnite dataminer Twea on Twitter, Epic Games are working with Shueisha to “produce a few” anime collabs down the line.
One of, if not the largest publisher in the manga world, Shueisha partly owns VIZ Media, which is also at the forefront of North America’s Japanese pop-culture phenomenon.
If Epic Games’ Fortnite collaboration with Shueisha is not only real, but also includes access to VIZ Media’s catalogue of titles, the options for in-game anime cosmetics will be virtually endless.
In addition to the legendary weekly manga magazine, Shonen Jump, Shueisha and VIZ Media have published a vast portfolio of beloved manga and anime series in the west including:
While there aren’t any details regarding when players can expect a first look at official anime crossover cosmetics in Fortnite, perhaps players will have to wait until at Sept. 12 for Chapter 2 Season 7 to end before the likes of Goku, Gon and Deku start showing up on the battle bus.