Nintendo Dream Sep 2020 vol.316

The Nintendo Dream character poll from this month’s issue sees Kirby again come out on top! Check out the top 10 plus much more below…

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Kirby Café Tokyo Will Reopen Soon

HAL Laboratory have announced that the Kirby Café TOKYO will reopen on June 1, with the store reopening on May 25, and Kirby Café HAKATA already reopened. Business hours have been reduced and will be updated on the café website.

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Donkey Kong VS Kirby Tournament

Nintendo have announced a “Series Clash! DK Vs. Kirby” tournament event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate beginning this Friday (May 1, 2020) and lasting for three days featuring fighters from the Donkey Kong and Kirby series. The more you win, the better your spirit you’ll win. Post updated with full list of rules, available fighters, and stages. Purchase the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Pass 2 at this link.

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Nintendo Dream Character Poll

  1. Kirby (Kirby) – 162pt
  2. Mario (Super Mario) – 135pt
  3. Link (The Legend of Zelda) – 103pt
  4. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  5. Pikachu (Pokémon) 
  6. Luigi (Super Mario)
  7. Inkling (Splatoon) 
  8. Sans (UNDERTALE)
  9. Claude (Fire Emblem)
  10. Dimitri (Fire Emblem)
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Kirby Development Team Interview Recap

A recap of the Kirby development team interview from Weekly Famitsu magazine including shelving three Kirby games before Kirby Wii, wanting the next Kirby game to surpass Kirby Star Allies, and wanting to do a non-action game spin-off. Also added is a Q&A with HAL software developers and with Kirby’s 25th anniversary orchestra concert staff.

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Kirby Café TOKYO Set to Close

HAL Laboratory have announced the temporary closure of Kirby Café TOKYO, along with the Kirby Café The Store TOKYO, from April 8, 2020, until further notice due to the closure of the café’s commercial facilities. Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency for several areas of Japan, including Tokyo, due to the escalation of the coronavirus pandemic. All reservations have thus been cancelled. Edit: Kirby Café HAKATA will also be closing from April 9 until further notice.

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Kirby Confectionery Now Available!

Kirby confectionery is now available at Nintendo TOKYO and Tsuruya Yoshinobu stores across Japan ready for Spring (until April 30 or while stocks last). Kirby no Manmaru Tedzukuri Saichuu is available with either Cherry Blossom or Tamba Dainagon red bean flavours and priced at ¥1,782 or ¥3,456 for two. More images added below. Read our previous posts about Nintendo TOKYO here.

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