Even AKB48 want to kick Nintendo's butt


48 New Challengers Appear!

Nintendo's been ramping up the hype train for its next Super Smash Brothers game, and in Japan, that means getting AKB48 involved, naturally. 

It's a good thing that one of the key features of the upcoming 3DS and Wii U game is the ability to create custom fighters based on created Mii characters, then! Now Mayu Watanabe, Minami Takahashi, Yuki Kashiwagi, and their 45 comrades' Miis can join the fight directly.

Judging from the commercial and gameplay footage, I have to say those AKB48 Miis (AKMii48?) are wearing some pretty snazzy duds compared to the standard Mii threads. I wonder if there'll be downloadable costumes available or somesuch.

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