Japanese Smash Bros. Players Show Palutena Doesn't Get Underwear Privacy

Illustration for article titled Japanese iSmash Bros./i Players Show Palutena Doesnt Get Underwear Privacy
Screenshot: soda6424
Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Back when Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS was launched, players quickly pointed out that the inside of Princess Peach’s skirt was cloaked in darkness. The same is true in the recently released Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but not for all characters.


For example, in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the same privacy void Peach gets (see below) is also afforded to Rosalina. Inevitably, some folks have been trying to figure out workarounds.


Oddly, however, Palutena does not appear to get the same treatment—at least, in the Japanese release.


Not sure why!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter


There’s a lot to unpack in this thread.