Super Kirby Clash Announced

Nintendo have just announced Super Kirby Clash (Super Kirby Hunters) for Nintendo Switch releasing after the Direct as a free to start game with purchasable Gem Apples. The game requires 1.0 GB, supports English, and is a four-player co-op battle game which supports online play. Announcement trailer added below…

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HAL Laboratory Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for the HAL Laboratory recruitment drive for the brand new Kirby game (see this post for more), and taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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First Wednesday Update:New Kirby Game Confirmed, Dr. Baby Peach, YouTube Service Ends, Plus More News!

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● The first of two updates today. the second will be late and cover the eShop update, and more importantly the Nintendo Direct. In the top story of the day (thus far!), HAL Laboratory are recruiting for 10 positions for a new Kirby series game! Continue reading

Kirby Series New Project

HAL Laboratory are recruiting for numerous positions for a new Kirby series project. Positions include Action Programmer, UI Programmer, Graphics Programmer, 3D Artist, Motion Designer, Effect Designer, UI Designer, Level Designer, Planning Assistant, and Project Manager.

The position is for a two month trial period with the contract renewing every three months, is paid at ¥340k ($3,200) per month, and is based in the Yamanashi Prefecture. Interested parties should submit their email address at this link with the deadline date, 26 September. Thanks to Naruki.

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Nintendo Dream Character Poll

  1. Kirby (Kirby) – 141pt
  2. Link (The Legend of Zelda) – 105pt
  3. Mario (Super Mario) – 90pt
  4. Pikachu (Pokémon)
  5. Luigi (Super Mario)
  6. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  7. Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  8. Yoshi (Super Mario)
  9. Eevee (Pokémon)
  10. Inkling (Splatoon)
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Kirby Hat Studio Lottery

Bandai Spirits have announced a Kirby Hat Studio lottery beginning on 06 September at Lawson stores, and select book and game stores across Japan priced at ¥650 per entry with prizes including plushies, mugs, lamp, and more. Check out the full list below along with a promo video…

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Kirby × TSUTAYA Cards

From 23 August 2019-22 August 2020, Japanese store TSUTAYA (along with Asahiya bookstores) will have a Kirby design on its in-store T-Card. The issue fee is ¥540 (including tax) with a case (pictured below) priced at ¥1,512 available from 25 November. Future products are also planned.

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Which Character Would Make The Best YouTuber?

  1. Kirby (Kirby) – 135pt
  2. Wario (WarioWare) – 56pt
  3. Luigi (Super Mario) – 32pt
  4. Mario (Super Mario) – 30pt
  5. Mettaton (UNDERTALE) – 21pt
  6. Link (The Legend of Zelda) – 18pt
  7. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  8. Sans (UNDERTALE)
  9. Chef Kawasaki (Kirby)
  10. King Dedede (Kirby)
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Kirby Dream Gear Plushies

San-ei Boeki are releasing a set of officially licensed Kirby Dream Gear Plushies on 31 October featuring Kirby, Waddle Dee, and Meta Knight. Pre-order Kirby here, Waddle Dee here, and Meta Knight here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. More pictures added below,,,

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