Pages with script errors, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Articles with Japanese-language external links, DEVELOPER: Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. Grasshopper Manufacture developed a video game for the PlayStation 2 entitled Samurai Champloo: Sidetracked; however, the manufacturer has stated that the game has no relation to the show. [8 ] Samurai Champloo: Sidetracked is a hack & slash video game developed by Grasshopper Manufacture, whom you may know for creating titles such as Killer 7, No More Heroes, and Killer is Dead. There's not much to say other than its fucking awesome and you should play it. It was released on April 11, 2006, in the United States and received mixed reviews. It was published by Namco Bandai Games back in February of 2006 but … Released in the west! A PlayStation 2 game, Samurai Champloo: Sidetracked was released after the show aired. Samurai Champloo tells the story of three strangers in the Tokugawa era (also known as the Edo Period) who come together on a journey across Japan.. Mugen: A brash, nineteen-year-old vagabond from the Ryukyu Islands, Mugen is a wanderer with a wildly unconventional fighting style.He wears metal-soled geta and wears an exotic sword on his back. For another, darker, take on this theme, see Afro Samurai. Developed by Suda51 & Grasshopper Interactive, published by Bamco. In the most in-depth English-language interview of Takada's career, the musician discusses working with Goichi Suda, the company's innovative music-based combat game Samurai Champloo, and much more. It's weird, stylish and OOZING with the Suda & Grasshopper charm we all … PUBLISHER: Namco Bandai. It was developed by Suda51's Grasshopper Manufacture, written and directed by Suda himself, and had a plot mostly unrelated to the events of the show outside of characters and mood. DATE RELEASED: 21 February 2006 Samurai Champloo: COMMON TITLE: Samurai Champloo: SERIAL NUMBER(S) SLPS-25600: REGION: NTSC-J: GENRE / STYLE: Action / Beat'em Up.