Space invaders! Jess Baptiste VI, better known as FU, is a rambunctious prince that leads an assault on planet Earth, with Santa Destroy being ground zero. Unfortunately for this distant traveler, a "passing assassin" also resides in this city, an otaku by the name of Travis Touchdown whose beam katana was won at an online auction. As the onslaught begins, Travis steps out of his motel after being awakened from his nap and itchin' for a fight; doesn't matter that he's in casual mode, with hair down, shades off, neck brace on, and boxers exposed, he's ready. FU, after having learned Travis destroyed one of his subordinates, becomes intrigued and formulates a plan: have eight of his "Galactic Superheroes" fight Travis, one-on-one, to determine the planet's fate.
Quite the fantastical opening, but add in the fact that this is a Suda51-spearheaded affair and with that comes his trademark insanity. You will confront abstract situations and unrestrained violence, along with an excessive amount of references about wrestling, music, movies, video games, and what not; every "stage" is treated like an episode of a nonexistent show, each one starting with a psychedelic opening sequence reminiscence of older Ultraman shows; there are short discussion segments dedicated to Takashi Miike films; important characters get brutally beaten or dismembered, and they nonchalantly walk it off; sushi food stands unironically have some of the best rap music you'll hear in and out of a video game. And these are just small examples of the absurdity you'll encounter in a game touched by Suda51.
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