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AKB48 Joins the Brawl

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The popular Nintendo fighters of the next highly anticipated entry into the Smash Brothers franchise have been met with new challengers of (for optimists at least) the most unexpected sort – with the likes of AKB48 ready to pit their legendary self-defense skills against Nintendo’s combatants in their latest inescapable TV ad.

Said TV spot with the customized AKB48 idol Miis in action:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jefSTKFHH1s&feature=player_embedded

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While AKB’s game tie-ups are not exactly unprecedented, the Smash Brothers franchise might be a stretch even for them.

Smash Brothers for the 3DS is slated to arrive in the US on October 3rd and September 13th for those in Japan, whilst the Wii U version is set for a Christmas release.

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