25 years young

It’s hard to believe, but this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Kirby franchise. The super tough pink puff has arguably proved himself to be Nintendo’s most flexible character yet, showing up in spinoffs spanning a wide variety of genres over the years. His latest game—Kirby: Planet Robobot—was pretty darned good, and barring a few mini-games releasing on the 3DS over the rest of the year, the future for Kirby is still open to speculation.

Although the 25th anniversary for Kirby was on 27th April, Shinya Kumazaki—general director of the Kirby series—recently took to Miiverse to share a few words on the lovable puff’s big milestone. Here’s what he had to say:

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[source miiverse.nintendo.net]