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HAL Laboratory’s Shinya Kumazaki opened up about the making of Kirby Star Allies in a recently-released art book for the game. Kumazaki discussed when development began (planning was actually before the launch of Planet Robobot), the previous absence of Kirby side-scrollers on consoles, and more.

Nintendo Everything’s translation is below:

Kirby Star Allies has turned three years old, and to celebrate, HAL Laboratory shared some new art for the game. We’ve included the special piece above.

Kirby Star Allies first debuted on March 16, 2018 on Switch.


It’s been quite some time since Kirby Star Allies landed on Switch, but it’s been revealed that a new art book for the game is seeing release in Japan next year. Kirby Star Allies: The Original Art Book is slated for March 16, 2021.

Fans can expect over 500 pieces of sketches, concepts, and artwork will be featured. An interview with the development team will be included, too.

There’s currently no word on a western release, but we’ll give you a heads up when import pre-orders are live.


Nintendo and HAL Laboratory are still rolling out concept art for Kirby Star Allies. Our latest look at the game focuse on the game’s final art. Since this may fall into spoiler territory for some, we’ve posted the art after the break.

Nintendo and HAL Laboratory have sent out another round of concept art for Kirby Star Allies. The latest images feature Donpuff, Como, Anger Masker, and Sizzle Guard.

Here’s the full set:


Kotaku published a new piece on Kirby Star Allies today with HAL Laboratory’s chief creator, Shinya Kumazaki. Kumazaki revealed some of the DLC characters that didn’t make it in and why, addressed criticisms that the game was lacking content at launch, and more.

We’ve rounded up some of the notable comments from the interview below. You can find Kotaku’s full piece here.

Nintendo and HAL Laboratory have again prepared some concept art from Kirby Star Allies. This time around, we have a look at a couple of images focusing on The Divine Terminus. More specifically, we have a look at the alter with Jamba Heart at the end of the game.

While not a massive spoiler, the art is still from the end of Kirby Star Allies. You can find both pieces of concept art below.

Kirby Star Allies is celebrating its first anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Nintendo and HAL Laboratory have prepared a special piece of art. We’ve included it above.


Nintendo and HAL Laboratory have shared a few pieces of concept art for Kirby Star Allies. The latest batch focuses on Heroes in Another Dimension, a mode that was recently added to the game.

We have the first piece of art above. Another two follow below.

Developer HAL Laboratory has shared some new concept art for Kirby Star Allies, this time focusing on bosses from the recent Heroes from Another Dimension mode.

A multitude of varying color patterns can be seen for each boss, in addition to the final design for each.

Additional designs can be viewed below.