Just a month after Cloud Strife was announced for Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS and WiiU, another surprising and exciting news comes from Masahiro Sakurai himself: Bayonetta is also joining Smash!
Sakurai recalled the result of the Super Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot, revealing that the angel-hunting witch Bayonetta is among the top five characters US players want to play as in Smash. She is also Europe's most requested character, and among all the realizable characters, she is the overall number one choice of players worldwide.
Anime studio GONZO is producing an animated film adaptation of Platinum Games' blockbuster hack-and-slash videogame Bayonetta. The movie is entitled Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, and is
is based on a screenplay by Mitsutaka Hirota (Prince of Tennis, Marvel Anime's X-Men). Ai Yokoyama provides the character designs for the movie based on the original game art of Mari Shimazaki, who also serves as the movie's project supervisor.
is directed by Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai, Super Street Fighter IV OVA) Atsuko Tanaka (Fate/stay night's Caster, Devil May Cry's Trish) provides the voice for the titular character.