|JP Translation:||Stay Cool, Kobayashi-san!|
|Developer(s):||Arc System Works|
|Publisher(s):||Arc System Works|
|Release Date(s)||Fall 2019|
Stay Cool, Kobayashi-san! (イカすぜ！小林さん Ikasuze! Kobayashi-san!) is a recently announced game in the Kunio-kun franchise. It will be published by Arc System Works for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Kobayashi Masao, one of the bosses first introduced in Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari, will be the main character.
The game is a collaboration between Yoshihisa Kishimoto (creator of Nekketsu Kōha Kunio-kun and Double Dragon) and Hiroyuki "Mokeke" Sekimoto (one of the creators of Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari). It will depict stories previously untold of Kobayashi (probably relating to the stories that would have taken place after Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari EX and in the cancelled Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari 2.
Outline of the story:
A story set shortly after Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari...
After a "certain incident" when he was in middle school, Kobayashi met a young man named Kouki Mizoguchi. Mizoguchi is a man of mystery chasing down an "evil organization".
Mizoguchi, who noticed a glimpse of a "certain power" within Kobayashi, works alongside him to destroy this evil organization.
One day, Kobayashi's friend is kidnapped by the evil organization. Kobayashi plays it cool, but inside he was enraged...
To save his friend and destroy the organization, Kobayashi will fight against them.