November 3, 2008 - Big news comes out of Japan even on holidays! As all of Japan celebrated Culture Day on Monday, Capcom gathered fans for a big fighting event in Tokyo's Shinagawa area. There, the company made a huge announcement regarding the return of Viewitful Joe!
The classic GameCube hero will be returning to action on the Wii as a playable character in Tatsunoko VS Capcom, Capcom announced during a special stage event for the title. This announcement was greeted with cheers from the fighting fanatics in attendance at the event, Japan's Dengeki Online game site reports.
Capcom also announced two other newcomers for the Wii version. Joining Joe will be Saki from Quiz Nanairo Dreams (also appeared as a support character in Marvel VS Capcom), and Ippatsuman. The latter is from the Tatsunoko Productions side of the collaboration.