Be A Man! Blow Everyone Up In Namco Bandai’s Be A Man! Samurai School

By Eugene . October 4, 2013 . 4:02pm


Oozing more machismo than Johnny Bravo, showing that yes, the odiferous stench of Manliness can be trained, comes Namco Bandai’s fighter Be a Man! Samurai School: Japan, This is What’s Called Being A Man! Apparently, part of being a REAL MAN also includes ensuring you go everywhere with a weapon—concealed or not. Only a REAL MAN would ever dare get into a fight where he has dynamite strapped to his chest, threatening both parties with a dangerous explosive attack.


Or walk around with that ultra-sharp hair-knife (I just made that up, though its attack style looks a little like a chakram) just resting on top of his head. Clearly, we are not REAL MEN, since we’re also unable to balance on the tip of a sharp spear with our pinky.


The 3D-arena battler is an adaptation of a pretty old manga series that has much in common with other equally MANLY manga’s such as  Fist of the North Star and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures’ completely over-the-top buff men culture. The second trailer from the developers shows off more of the fights and some of the delinquents, school teachers (who clearly were also ex-delinquents) and martial arts masters such as J that players can play as or fight against. It seems most will have their own special moves (or possibly, be able to wear certain equipment) that will have them whipping out those hidden weapons to fight with.



There’s also a glimpse of some more of the stages and possible hazards players will have to face. The easiest stage is likely the boxing ring, which seems to feature no environmental hazards and is just a straight on fight to the death. Others spotted however include a stage set on top of a large ladder, and bottomless pits with standing platforms that players have to jump around on.


Be a Man! Samurai School: Japan, This is What’s Called Being A Man!  will be out for Japan’s PlayStation 3 February 27th 2014.

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  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    AAAAAA scream which makes glass shatter. What is more manly than that huh?^_^

    • KuroNathan

      staring at the glass and it explodes on its own?

      • leingod

        Oh yeah, I had forgot about the manly stare laser.

    • Namuro

      How about breaking through a bullet-proof glass with you face? LOL

      • Having a bullet-proof glass-proof face is a sign of being not a Man, but THE Man.

  • GameTaco

    “Apparently, part of being a REAL MAN also includes ensuring you go everywhere with a weapon—concealed or not.”

    That’s not what Kenka Bancho taught me… >_>

    …But then, it *did* teach me that the proper way to issue and accept a challenge is by establishing eye contact… By firing eye lasers. Not sure if my retinas are badass or manly enough to handle that yet.

    • KuroNathan

      Oh man Kenka Bancho was awesome as hell. Shame I never got around to finishing that game, the time limit was a bit off putting.

    • Audie Bakerson

      Yeah! Only losers use weapons!

  • Tom_Phoenix

    Be a man! Do the right thing!

    Maybe you don’t balance the tip of the spear right now. You go some, you walk around the school, you see something else. You don’t like, you come back. You say “Hey!”. You say “I want to use pinky to balance the spear.” I say “NO! You don’t get to balance with pinky. Now you must do it with fingernail.”

    Be a man!

  • Musashi234

    ….This is a Ps3 game….

    • GVmanX

      And why do feel the need to point this out?

      • Musashi234

        Oh no i meant it like the Graphics dont seem very PS3 like. Looks more like a Vita game to me heh.

        • GVmanX

          I think the graphics look fantastic, myself.

          • Fidelis

            The game looks fine to me, but I honestly can’t see how the graphics could be regarded as fantastic

          • GVmanX

            Because they look exactly like the manga. What else would you ask for?

  • CirnoLakes

    But I want to be the little girl.;_;

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