In the 21st Century, the Inter-City Government has set forth a plan to keep kids from expressing themselves in any way, shape or form. There's two things that keeps the spirit of the kids alive in the late 21st Century: Overdrive Magnetic-motor Skating Shoes and a radio program called Jet Set Radio.Cartoon dimension art style where everything looks like a 2D comic, but moves and controls are in complete 3D.
3 huge, fully interactive 3D gameplay worlds.
Traffic moves with the passing of time and the sidewalks are littered with pedestrians for a completely realistic urban feel.
10 initial playable characters, each with his/her own style and abilities.
Dozens of animations running at 30+ frames per second.
Cutting edge soundtrack with various music styles from all over the world.
Complex AI for each team and police.