2 new characters revealed for the Capcom arcade fighting game Tatsunoko VS Capcom.
On the Tatsunoko side we have Tekkaman from "Tekkaman: The Space Knight ('75)" -
Tekkaman is equipped with Tek-Lancer that he can throw as projectile, and Tek-Win (Whip) which he can grab and pull in his opponent from far away.
For Tekkaman's Hyper-Combo, he shoots out a laser beam from his forehead (Vol-Tekka); he also has special moves where he reflects his Vol-Tekka attack off the Tek-Lancer to send it into different directions.
On the Capcom side is Batsu Ichimonji from Rival Schools/Justice High Schools/Project Justice Series.
He has his elbo attack, air fire-ball, and wheel kick from the Rival Schools games. For his Hyper-Combo he has the same team super "Love and Friendship" from the Rival School series.
Right now Tatsunoko VS Capcom is only slated for an Arcade release in Japan.
The Story URL links to a google translate of the original Famitsu article.
The Credit URL links to the original Famitsu article in Japanese.
Official Japanese Site for TvC is added as an alternative source.
The game is slated for a winter 2008 arcade release in Japan.