Three years after the original release of Jet Set Radio, Sega decided to develop a remastered version for the Game Boy Advance, along with several of their other games, including Space Channel 5 and ChuChu Rocket!. Although the plot remains the same, several aspects are change, including the character select menu, playable characters, gameplay, and style.
The plot of Jet Set Radio Advance remains nearly identical to its 2000 counterpart, but with some minor changes.
For the Game Boy Advance, the gameplay was changed drastically. Instead of ti being 3D with cel-shaded graphics, it now is 2D with an isometric viewpoint.
- The game cover now features both Beat and Gum, unlike the original 2000 Dreamcast version which didn’t include the deuteragonist.
- With Jet Set Radio Advance, the first three Jet Set Radio video games are all acclaimed and received very positive reviews.
- This is DJ Professor K's only playable appearance in video games, unless you count the now shut-down mobile game, SEGA Heroes.