Watch AKB48 Idols in Action in Super Smash Bros. 3DS Game

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Idols appear in actual gameplay from Nintendo TV ad as Mii Fighters

A commercial for the Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS game shows AKB48 idol group members joining the fight against the video game's entire character roster. (Fans have made their own unofficial videos based on stills, but Sunday's commercial is the first video actually made by Nintendo itself.)

Mayu Watanabe, Yuki Kashiwagi, Minami Takahashi, and the other AKB48 idols are made with the customizable Mii Fighter playable characters. The commercial shows brief snippets of gameplay at the end and notes that anyone — not just AKB48 idols — can join the fight thanks to Mii Fighters.

The Mii Fighter will also be available on the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. It will count as three separate characters: the brawler, the gunner, and the sword fighter. Each character will have different move set options.

Members of the popular Japanese idol group previously appeared in the AKB48+Me Nintendo 3DS "dating fantasy game" in the Mii style.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will debut in Japan on September 13, followed by North America and Europe on October 3.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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