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    Will the Land of the Rising Sun Shine at Evo?

    I would have loved for Shuton to go, but he didn't enter sadly.
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    Will the Land of the Rising Sun Shine at Evo?

    Graphic by SB | Kendrick. As Super Smash Bros. for Wii U grows as an esport, the scene becomes saturated with more and more major tournaments. In spite of this, the Evolution series remains the pinnacle of competition - not just for Smash, but for all fighting games. An Evo win is still the...
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    Will the Land of the Rising Sun Shine at Evo?

    Graphic by SB | Kendrick. As Super Smash Bros. for Wii U grows as an esport, the scene becomes saturated with more and more major tournaments. In spite of this, the Evolution series remains the pinnacle of competition - not just for Smash, but for all fighting games. An Evo win is still the...
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    Earth Talks Tournaments, Travel, and TOing

    Image from ShowdownGG, graphic by SB | Kendrick. Earth has become one of the most recognizable Super Smash Bros. for Wii U players in all of Japan. As the undisputed best Pit player and a top representative of Corrin, he certainly deserves the acclaim. Beyond that, he has also played a pivotal...
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    Smashboards Now Open to Contributors

    Graphic by SB | Kendrick For three years, Smashboards has hosted all types of articles, ranging from long forms to interviews to news and about anything Smash related in-between. Today, we want to take our time and highlight a new feature of the front page: *We’re now open to contributors*...
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    Japanese Sonic Main KEN on his Rise to Prominence

    Graphic by SB | Kendrick Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is known for its turbulent metagame, and nowhere is this more evident than in Japan. The old guard can struggle to place as well as they used to, and new faces can spring up out of nowhere. Or in this case, Spring Jump. In the space of a...
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    Smash Wii U Japanese Results Compendium

    I don't update it as frequently due to being busy preparing articles, but I still care. It's coming up on the 2-year anniversary lol.
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    Umeki Interview: The Past, Present and Future of Umebura

    Photo courtesy of Umebura. Graphic by SB | Elated. If you're a fan of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, you've probably heard of RSZ|Umeki. Whether he's at premier US events or in his home region of Kanto, Japan, he's one of a few players who can handle playing Peach at a high level. But few people...
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    "The Language Barrier is a Serious Problem:" Suinoko on International Smash Competition

    Photo courtesy of Suinoko. Graphic by SB | Elated. As part of the first group of Japanese players to travel to the US, Suinoko has been active in the Smash scene for years. As a result, he's seen firsthand how scene interactions have changed over time. He currently resides in Kagoshima, Kyushu...
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    "Leo's Cloud is Annoying:" Abadango on Training, Rivals, and Mewtwo Matchups

    Sorry, that's short for best-of-1.
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    "Leo's Cloud is Annoying:" Abadango on Training, Rivals, and Mewtwo Matchups

    Image courtesy of 2GG Lakitu. Graphic by TheRealHeroOfWinds. Yuta "Abadango" Kawamura is known for revolutionizing the way characters play. Though a veteran from the Super Smash Bros. Brawl days, Abadango didn't gain international exposure until 2015. He first captivated audiences with his...
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    Smash Wii U Japanese Results Compendium

    @Snasen Oh man, sorry for the late response. I meant to say something sooner but I've been unduly neglecting this thread. You might want to check Juddy's Smash calendar (link is in the OP). TBH I'm not as current as I should be on upcoming dates. Anyway, OP updated again. I had to get caught up...
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    Kawaii Kon 2017: Hawaii vs. Top-Ranked Challengers

    It's just based on what he's used recently. I try not to list too many characters as that messes up the table formatting. I think he broke out Rosa as recently as Civil War, but didn't use MK there. If I'm wrong I'll just switch it.
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    Kawaii Kon 2017: Hawaii vs. Top-Ranked Challengers

    Image by TheRealHeroOfWinds. From April 7-9, 2017, Hawaii's finest Super Smash Bros. for Wii U players will gather in Honolulu, HI for Kawaii Kon 2017. As Hawaii's largest Smash tournament of the year, KKON will feature incredibly fierce competition from both in- and out-of-state. Read on to...
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