Immediately after WayForward revealed Studio Trigger's opening cinematic for Shantae 5, fans of the half-genie hero began commenting about how a window at the start of the 30-second clip looked similar to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate logo.
Is it a sign? Who knows, but there's still plenty of reason to speculate when there are two DLC slots left to fill. Here's a roundup of what people are saying about this opening animation on social media:
It's also worth pointing out Shantae is already a spirit in Smash Ultimate:
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