This Action RPG Is All About Fighting Big Beetles

By Spencer . June 28, 2013 . 1:00am

mushi-04Namco Bandai will release a Mushibugyo game for Nintendo 3DS on September 19 and in this game you play as Jinbei Tsukishima who fights giant insects in feudal Japan. The Mushibugyo game is an action RPG that follows the original story with new sub-scenarios.


Junbei can call in other characters for assist attacks when he’s in the heat of battle. In addition to the main story, Mushibugyo has a challenge mode where you can take on different missions to level Junbei up. Junbei isn’t the only character you can play as either, Hibachi is confirmed as a playable character too.


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  • Nightmare637

    sad we’ll more then likely never see this over seas.
    I like the anime and have recently started reading the manga.

    • I feel alot of that can be said about a fairly large portion of the 3DS library. Disheartening, isn’t it?

      • Nightmare637

        yep, its definitely a sad thing.

      • TheExile285

        I think its more a Namco Bandai thing since they make dozens of anime based games and never localize them.

        btw, WHY THE HELL is NA not getting OP Unlimted Cruise 3DS???

        We get the Pirate Warriors games and Storm games….. and that’s it ;/

        Edit: They did release PxZ so I can’t bash them too much….. today

  • Suicunesol

    Hm. Somehow I feel Sakura Samurai’s gameplay would be a good fit for this.

  • I wanna smash bugs too =)

  • dragoon_slayer12

    Images reminds me of brave fencer musashi. Hopefully this comes stateside

    • FitzpatrickPhillips

      Have Brave Fencer…good times. You just made me pre-order this.


    So this ends all hope of seeing Oharu’s breasts in 3D. lol

    • Hmm, I don’t see why not. I mean, she could be one of the characters you can call in for an assist attack. She’s at least in one of the screenshots there, even though it looks 2D…

  • Looks cool, if it comes out on America (I doubt it) I’ll get it.

  • XYZ_JolteonZ980

    I hope Mugai is playable.

  • Namco, is Nintendo gonna have to make you look bad like they did to Square?

    Then I suggest you localize more games.

    • Daniel Jeanbaptiste

      That the problem I have with Namco.
      I wonder why they don’t localize some of their big games outside Japan.

      -_- (…. that MO…)

  • Kitestwinblades

    “Feudal Japan has a serious Infestation problem, but luckily… Even more extreme Exterminators” – pretty much my take on this anime xD

    Just like dragoon_slayer12 said below, Main character reminds me of Musashi. A bit more of the PS2 one though.

  • Warboss Aohd

    i like how it haz a art style dat isn’t da exact same as most JRPGs an’ Anime do these dayz.

    • biskmater

      Which is what?

      • Warboss Aohd

        overly cutsey…..eyes bigger than dey normally are, almost simplistic in nature. Hard ta describe.

        • Nightmare637


          • biskmater

            Sorry, but that’s a pretty slippery concept you’re trying to use.

          • Nightmare637

            lol no it was a bad pass at a joke.

        • biskmater

          Large eyes are meant to better express emotion, that’s something that’s been around for a few decades, but depending on what you watch, that might be the look they are going for. Also if the way you write is on purpose, I will ask you to drop it, unless you have a particular reason to sound like the result of six generations of inbreeding.

          • M’iau M’iaut

            He is an ork — he would consider himself lucky with only six generations of brothers marrying sisters.

          • biskmater

            I get the feeling that’s not a joke…

          • M’iau M’iaut

            It’s his gimmick, he has been posting across several sites in orcish for several years that I have noticed. Warboss will also switch to regular old Human when the situation requires it. I wouldn’t make a mountain out of a hill of ork droppings :P.

          • Warboss Aohd

            we reproduce via sporez, we ain’t got no gender. (Warhammer ork)

          • M’iau M’iaut

            I keep forgetting from what universe you are from. Forgive me.

          • Warboss Aohd

            even bigger than normal, again i can’t really explain it, always been bad at explaining things.

        • M’iau M’iaut

          Big Eyes, Small Mouth. :p

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