Bakutsuri Hunters gets another Japanese commercial

Hook, line, and sinker

Bakutsuri Hunters is now available in Japan, and is priced at ¥5,280. This will get you the Bakuchou Giga Rod controller and a download code for the full game via retail.

Bakutsuri Hunters updated to Version 1.0.1, World Hobby Fair Winter 2020 appearance detailed

Fishing with bugs

Bandai Namco has updated Bakutsuri Hunters to Version 1.0.1. Check out details on what this patch does below.

- fixes an issue where bonuses weren’t delivered after completing some quests,
- corrects several effect descriptions,
- fixes an in issue where some giga lures' effect description was different from the actual effect
- other bug fixes

Bandai Namco also announced that they're bringing the game to World Hobby Fair Winter 2020. Those who stop by Bandai Namco's booth to play the game will get to take home a fishing spot card.

Bakutsuri Hunters - more footage

Bakutsuri Hunters has just released in Japan, and is priced at ¥5,280, which gets you the Bakuchou Giga Rod accessory and a download code for the game.

Bakutsuri Hunters demo now available for Switch in Japan

Fish on!

Want to give the anime fishing game Bakutsuri Hunters a shot? A code has been published online that gives you access to a demo, as long as you have a Japanese eShop account. Use the code D3GM-3304-16LB-VWLB, and get the powerful limited Giga data that can be used in the main game. This demo can only be played docked, as handheld is not an option.

Bandai Namco releases an extensive Bakutsuri Hunters gameplay video

Bandai Namco is going out of their way to show off what the gameplay is like in Bakutsuri Hunters. They've put out a 10-minute feature that not only shows gameplay, but also what you'll be doing with the controller accessories. It looks like a pretty wild experience!

Bakutsuri Hunters will be free to download

Free...but there's a catch

Here's a bit of good news for those in Japan who are interested in Bakutsuri Hunters. The game itself will be a free download on the Switch eShop. Wondering why the game is free? You'll need to purchase Bakutsuri Hunters toys in order to play the game, with the Giga Reel priced at 5,280 yen.

Bakutsuri Hunters gets a second promo video

Fishing like you've never seen

Bandai Namco has put out a second promo video for Bakutsuri Hunters, which releases in Japan on Dec. 7th, 2019. The title is priced at ¥5,280, which gets you the Bakuchou Giga Rod accessory and a download code for the game.

Bakutsuri Hunters gets a special Japanese Switch preview trailer

You don't need to hunt for this trailer...it's right here

“Bakutsuri Hunters” special preview video has finally released! A new "explosive fishing" story begins!

Check out another round of Bakutsuri Hunters screens and accessory pics

We've talked quite a bit about Bakutsuri Hunters, and while I still have no idea what's going on, I really want to give it a try. That accessory just makes the game look like so much fun! Check out more pics of the accessory, as well as screens here.

Check out Bakutsuri Hunters' Giga Rod and lure accessories

Feeling fishy

What's the best way to play Bakutsuri Hunters on Switch? If Bandai Namco had their way, everyone would be picking up the special Bakutsuri Giga Rod Joy-Con accessory for the ultimate experience. They'd also love to see fans pick up some of their ‘Giga X’ lures, which can be scanned by the Giga Rod for use in-game. Check out the entire launch lineup in the gallery above!


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