- : Use the direction pad to guide Seiya. Press left and right to run in either direction. Press down to squat. Press up to enter a building or other background entrance.
- : Press the A button to jump in the air. Hold the button down to jump higher. The higher your Jump ability is, the higher Seiya can jump.
- : Press the B button to perform a punching attack. Press it repeatedly to perform a Meteor Wave Punch.
- : Press the Start button to pause the game.
- : Press the Select button to bring up the menu screen.
- : Use the direction pad to navigate the menus. Press right to increase one of your ability gauges before attacking. Press left to decrease it. Press up or down to switch between selections.
- : Press the A button to confirm a menu selection.
- : Press the B button to cancel a menu selection.
- : No use.
- : Press the Select button to scan your opponent and learn about his statistical ability. Your Cosmos power will drain for as long as you continue to scan your opponent.