Simple 2000 Series Vol. 91: The All*Star Kakutou Matsuri (the sub-title loosely translated to "The All*Star Fighting Festival") is a comedic 2.5D fighting game developed by Digital Zero and published by D3 Publisher for the PlayStation 2 in Japan on December 15, 2005. It was later localized for European countries and Australia as "All-Star Fighters" and released by Essential on March 23, 2007 and July 10, 2007 respectively.
This game is a crossover of the various games made by D3 Publisher from its Simple series. You can read here for further details.
This game provides examples of:
- Action Girl: The majority of the cast qualifies.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: The Final Boss of the game is an alternate version of Riho Futaba called "Brainwashed Riho".
- Crossover: As noted the main description above, this game is a crossover of the various games in the Simple series. The games (and characters representing those specific titles) are listed below:
- Onechanbara series: Aya and Reiko Mizusaki
- Vol. 31: Earth Defense Force: Earth Defense Force soldier
- Vol. 42: The Isu Kakatuogi: Damdo
- Vol. 44: The Hajimete no RPG: Princess Shaval
- Vol. 60: The Tokusatsu Henshin Hero: Namedethgar
- Vol. 64: The Splatter Action: Deathdoll Kakashi
- Vol. 65: The Kyonshi Panic: Shin Fuyue
- Vol. 70: The Kanshikikan: Ginnie
- Vol. 72: The Ninkyou: Kyo Asuka
- Ultimate Vol. 21: ''Kensha Juutou! Yankee Banchou): Mayuki
- And then the cast is rounded out with Riho and Makoto Futaba. See Mascot entry below for details.
- Mascots: Riho and Makoto Futaba, who in contrast to all other characters, don't hail from any other video game of their own (though they do appear in several of them as either guest characters or at least cameos).
- Ms. Fanservice: Riho given that she is an attractive woman only clad in a bikini. Reiko Mizusaki and Aya from the Fanservice-ladden Onechanbara series also qualify.
- Shout-Out: A few Alternate outfits and colorings are references to characters from other works.
- Ginnie's Alternate 4 makes her look much like Blair Dame.
- Damdo's Alternate 2 gives him an appearance very similar to that of Raiden/Big Bear.
- Kyo Asuka's Normal 4 has coloring like that of Yoshikage Kira from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
- Kakashi wears a hockey mask much like that of Jason Voorhees for his alternate outfit. Of the colors for the alternate outfit, the second has the stripes of his shirt as red and dark green like that of Freddy Krueger.