List of Kirby JP Twitter commemorative illustrations - 2016/2017
The following is a complete list of all Kirby JP Twitter commemorative illustration posts for the years 2016 and 2017.
|Post date||Image||Image details||Original text and translation||Source URL||Notes|
|Dec 24, 2016||Portrays a winter scene where King Dedede is playing the role of Santa and trying to stuff himself into the chimney of Kirby's House. Kirby is sleeping in his house, three Waddle Dees are dressed as reindeer, Meta Knight can be seen inside the sleigh, and two members of the Channel PPP Crew can be seen looking on from the foreground. A snowman resembling Chilly is in front of the house.||メリークリスマス！
|Dec 29, 2016||Portrays a winter scene where Kirby, wearing a bandanna and holding a cleaning cloth, is inhaling many things at once while the Channel PPP Crew looks on from behind. Aside from more mundane objects, characters being inhaled include Gryll, Broom Hatter, and Bubble Head. All of these characters relate to cleaning, with Gryll and Broom Hatter wielding brooms while Bubble Head bears soap bubbles.||いよいよ今年もあと少し。
There is very little left of this year.
|Jan 1, 2017||Portrays a New Year's dinner with the Channel PPP Crew. Kirby has "secretly" taken the place of the Assistant Waddle Dee, who has been swallowed. On a nearby television, a channel is playing showing Dyna Blade feeding worms to her chicks. A small figurine of Coo can be seen atop the TV.||本日は元旦！
Today is New Year's day!
|Commemorates New Year's Day.|
|Jan 19, 2017||Portrays Wing Kirby flying through the sky with other flying creatures in formation while the Channel PPP Crew tags along using a hang glider. Characters present include Dyna Blade and her chicks, Birdon, Bronto Burt, Starman, Tookey, and two following Twizzys.||今日はプププランド上空からのリポートです！
Today's report is from the skies of Dream Land!
|Jan 26, 2017||Portrays a winter scene where Kirby and Mr. Frosty are building a snowman who resembles Chilly. To complete the eyebrows, Kirby "borrows" one from an actual Chilly who is smarting from the pain. In the foreground, two Channel PPP Crew members are present, with the Camera Waddle Dee having frozen into a block of ice. In the background, two Pengys can be seen sliding toward Ice Dragon.||プププランドもすっかり冬模様。
It's also complete winter in Dream Land.
|Feb 3, 2017||Portrays a scene where Kirby and King Dedede are attempting to inhale the Channel PPP Crew. The two wear small Kookler masks, and a horde of angry Scarfies is seen behind them.||おには～そと！ふくは～うち！
Devils out~! Fortune in~!
...It seems like we cannot win against these devils...
|Commemorates Setsubun, a Japanese festival.|
|Feb 14, 2017||Portrays many female characters from the Kirby series having a picnic with sweets while Kirby looks on from the distance. Characters at the picnic include Susie, Queen Sectonia, Ribbon, Adeleine, Bouncy, ChuChu, Claycia, Elline, and Drawcia.||今日はバレンタインデー。
Today is Valentine's Day.
|Commemorates Valentine's Day.|
|Mar 3, 2017||Portrays a festival scene where King Dedede and Kirby are playing the role of Emperor and Empress respectively, while Adeleine, Elline, and Susie serve as the attendants and Meta Knight and his Meta-Knights serve as musicians. Camera Waddle Dee films from the bushes. Susie appears to be upset that she is not in the Empress position.||今日はひなまつり！
Today is Hinamatsuri!
|Commemorates Hinamatsuri, a Japanese festival.|
|Mar 16, 2017||Portrays a blank scene where the Channel PPP Crew is interviewing a 1-Up, having confused it for Kirby himself, while Kirby looks on from behind.||カービィさんこんにちは！
Hello Mr. Kirby!
|This image was also posted to the English Nintendo of America feed.|
|Aug 21, 2017||It looks like the Waddle Dees may have grabbed the wrong Kirby for their 25th anniversary interview… #Kirby25|
|Apr 1, 2017||Portrays a scene where Kirby and the Channel PPP Crew are walking around a pole, having been told by Magolor and Marx that 25 laps will turn the pole into chocolate. The two fibbers are chuckling in the foreground while a confused Bronto Burt watches the fools.||スクープです！！
Here's the scoop!!
|Commemorates April Fool's Day. Poles are one of the background objects commonly seen in Kirby games, based on a chocolate sweet called Bourbon Chocoliere.|
|Apr 6, 2017||Portrays a spring scene where Kirby is running from a picnic with sweets in his mouth as King Dedede gives chase. Other characters present in the scene include Meta Knight, the Channel PPP Crew, Noddy, Bulby, Lovely, and Whispy Woods in pink foliage.||今日はみんなでお花見です！
|Commemorates hanami, the national cherry blossom-viewing festival in Japan. This image was also posted to the English Nintendo of America feed.|
|Aug 11, 2017||Summer’s almost over! Plan a picnic with your pals, but make sure to pack enough snacks for every one! #Kirby25|
|Apr 13, 2017||Portrays a battle scene where Sword Hero, Hammer Lord, Doctor Healmore, and Beam Mage face off against Taranza as two of the Channel PPP Crew members look on.||速報です！
|Commemorates the release of Team Kirby Clash Deluxe.|
|Apr 15, 2017||Portrays a blank scene where the Channel PPP Crew is listening to Bonkers beat his drums too hard. In the background, Waddle Doo and Chilly are having similar issues with their instruments.||明日はついに「星のカービィ25周年記念オーケストラコンサート」！
Tomorrow is finally the day of the "Kirby's 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert!" And for that, I've come to report at the site of rehearsal!
|Prelude for the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert.|
|Apr 26, 2017||Portrays a scene where various characters are setting up a party for Kirby's 25th anniversary. Chef Kawasaki and a Waddle Dee are making the cake, King Dedede and Meta Knight are preparing balloons, and Reporter Waddle Dee is helping Bandana Waddle Dee hang up a wall ornament.||プププランドのみんなでわいわい、明日のサプライズパーティの準備中ですっ！
Everyone in Dream Land's excited and are all preparing for tomorrow's surprise party! Who's going to be surprised...that's for later!
|Prelude image for Kirby's 25th anniversary.|
|Apr 27, 2017||Portrays a scene where an overjoyed Kirby sits in front of a lavishly decorated cake, holding the Star Rod and wearing a crown similar to the one used to "crown" save files on 100% completion. The cake features figurines of all six Animal Friends and Gooey on it, as well as candles shaped as the number 25.||カービィさん、お誕生日おめでとうございます！！
Congratulations on your birthday, Mr. Kirby!
|Commemorates Kirby's 25th anniversary. This image was also posted to the English Nintendo of America feed.|
|Aug 31, 2017||It wouldn’t be a celebration without some cake! Happy 25th anniversary Kirby! #Kirby25|
|May 18, 2017||Portrays a scene atop the Dreamstalk with Taranza near the top surrounded by various People of the Sky. Kirby and the Channel PPP Crew follow behind.||新緑の季節ですね！空気が気持ち良いです～。
It's the fresh green season! The breeze feels great~
|Commemorates the season of shinryoku, when trees grow fresh green leaves in the spring. The Dreamstalk is known as the "World Tree" in Japanese.|
|May 25, 2017||Portrays a scene where Mike Kirby is about to make a performance on a stage backed by two Walkys. The Channel PPP Crew has front row seats on Star Blocks, presumably in ignorance of Kirby's actual singing proficiency, as the wiser creatures Waddle Doo, Sir Kibble, and Broom Hatter run away in advance of the performance.||な・な・なんと！今日はカービィさんがリサイタルを開催するとのこと！
W-w-what's this! Mr. Kirby's having a recital today!
|Jun 14, 2017||Portrays Kirby backed by several friendly characters as he waves for the Channel PPP Crew. The characters present include Sir Kibble, Burning Leo, Parasol Waddle Dee, Chilly, Blade Knight, and Poppy Bros. Jr., with Whispy Woods in the distance.||ビッグニュースにさぞかし皆さんおどろかれたことでしょうね～！
Everyone must have been shocked about this big news!
|Commemorates the reveal of Kirby for Nintendo Switch at E3. None of the friendly characters portrayed have Copy Ability hats, which may have been an oversight.|
|Jun 21, 2017||Portrays a rainy day at Kirby's House. Kirby has hung up a Teru teru bozu which resembles a Cool Spook in his window. In the background, King Dedede can be seen protecting Lovely from the rain with a parasol.||今日はあいにくの雨もよう。
Today is unfortunately rainy.
|Commemorates the first day of summer.|
|Jul 4, 2017||Portrays a scene where Kirby has inhaled and spat out the Channel PPP Crew from their vehicle as a Blaster Bullet toward King Dedede.||速報です！ 『カービィのすいこみ大作戦』がニンテンドー3DSで本日配信開始です！
Breaking news! "Kirby's Blowout Blast" is now available for the Nintendo 3DS!
|Commemorates the release of Kirby's Blowout Blast. This image was also posted to the English Nintendo of America feed.|
|Aug 29, 2017||Kirby’s Blaster Bullet is mighty! Check out Kirby’s Blowout Blast on the Nintendo #3DS family of systems. #Kirby25 (link)|
|Jul 7, 2017||Portrays a starry night scene where Taranza, Kirby, and Susie are looking on toward appropriate constellations. Taranza sees Queen Sectonia, Susie sees President Haltmann, and Kirby sees a Strawberry Shortcake.||今日は七夕ですね。
Today is Tanabata.
|Commemorates Tanabata, a Japanese festival which involves reuniting with loved ones.|
|Jul 19, 2017||Portrays a scene where the Channel PPP Crew is preparing to film Kirby and the orchestral crew on a stage. Other characters present include Meta Knight with a violin, three Cappy choristers, and a number of other characters who are off-frame and cannot be fully identified.||明日は、カービィ25周年コンサートの東京追加公演です！
Tomorrow is the encore performance of the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert in Tokyo!
|Prelude for the Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert's second performance in Tokyo.|
|Jul 27, 2017||Portrays an underwater scene where Kirby can be seen swimming alongside various aquatic creatures, while the Channel PPP Crew follows with sealed aquatic suits. Sea creatures present include Mamatee and a school of Blippers, two Squishys and a Flotzo, two Glunks, a Craby, Master Green, Deepsee and Mini Deepsee, and The Claykken.||今日はプププランドの海をリポートです。
Today's report is coming from the sea of Dream Land.
|Commemorates Marine Day.|
|Aug 31, 2017||Portrays a scene at Orange Ocean, specifically the cliffside where the Halberd sank in Revenge of Meta Knight. The Channel PPP Crew look off to the sea from their vehicle as Meta Knight flies out above the water. Wheelie Rider Kirby can be seen on a distant cliff to the right.||今日はオレンジオーシャン沿いをドライブしにきました。
We drove alongside the Orange Ocean today.
|Commemorates the end of summer. Notably, the text appears to confirm that Orange Ocean is the tropical area featured in Revenge of Meta Knight.|
|Sep 21, 2017||Portrays an autumn scene where Paint Kirby and Reporter Waddle Dee are posing on a tree stump for a painting class. Students present include Paint Roller, Paintra, Adeleine, and Assistant Waddle Dee, who are working at varying levels of proficiency. Claycia and Elline are making sculptures instead. Camera Waddle Dee is chatting with Adeleine.||少しずつ、秋の風を感じるようになってきました。
Bit by bit, we're starting to feel the autumn breeze.
|Unusually, this artwork was posted as PNG rather than JPG, which is how the rest were posted.|
|Oct 4, 2017||Portrays a night time scene where Daroach and the Squeaks jump past the full moon having stolen some food. Looking on are Kirby, the Channel PPP Crew, and a Polof.||今日はお月様がまんまるでキレイですねぇ～。
The moon is very beautiful today.
|May have been meant to commemorate the Harvest Moon occurrence.|
|Oct 19, 2017||Portrays a tug-of-war match where Kirby wins single-handedly against a whole team of opponents using the Robobot Armor. His opponents were Rocky, Tac, Bio Spark, Gim, Birdon, and Knuckle Joe. Officiating the match is Bandana Waddle Dee. In the distance, a crowd of onlookers can be seen, including the Channel PPP Crew, Simirror, Plasma Wisp, Wheelie, and Capsule J2.||今日はプププランドの大運動会！現在、綱引きの真っ最中です！
Today's the big field day in Dream Land! Right now, we're in the middle of a tug-of-war!
|Commemorates Health and Sports Day. All of the enemy character present in this illustration are Helpers from Kirby Super Star / Kirby Super Star Ultra.|
|Oct 31, 2017||Portrays a moonlit scene featuring Ghost Kirby and a number of other spooky characters. Included in the image are as follows; angry Scarfy, Phanta, Spookstep, Meta Knight dressed as a vampire, King Dedede wrapped in bandages, Mumbies, Tedhaun and his ghosts, a Ghost from Coin Clash, Gao Gao, Squashini, Marx, Whispy's Revenge, and Gaw Gaw. Around the scene are various sweets, with some resembling Dark Matter and Mr. P. Umpkin. Two members of the Channel PPP Crew can be seen to the left, with Reporter Waddle Dee wearing pink rabbit ears.||今日はハロウィンパーティ。
We're holding a Halloween party today.
|Commemorates Halloween. The presence of the Coin Clash Ghost predates the release of Kirby Battle Royale.|
|Nov 14, 2017||Portrays the Channel PPP Crew playing on an electric crane game machine, trying to nab a large Kirby doll, as the real Kirby stares puzzled at them. Other dolls in the machine include Waddle Dees, a Noddy, UFO Kirby, a Waddle Doo, and Assistant Waddle Dee, who has somehow fallen in and lost his hat. Hidden within the prizes, part of Jobski, protagonist of Part Time UFO, can be seen, which Microphone Waddle Dee is taking a picture of.||あれっ？レポート隊が見あたらない…？と思ったら、あんなところに！
Huh? I can't find the rest of the reporting crew...? Wait, here they are!
|An homage to Crane Fever; the crane features the same design, and the large Kirby doll has the same unusual expression as in Kirby's Adventure. This art was also a teaser to Part Time UFO, which would be officially revealed soon after.|
|Nov 23, 2017||Portrays a scene where Meta Knight is given a surprise party by associated characters, including the Meta-Knights, Captain Vul, and Sailor Waddle Dee. To the left, Blade Knight and Sword Knight can be seen rushing in with more gifts. To the right, the Channel PPP Crew is trying to stop Kirby from eating the cake.||今日はメタナイツのみなさんが、メタナイトさんに日頃の感謝をこめてサプライズパーティを行っている様子をお届けします！
We'd like to inform you today that the Meta-Knights are having a surprise party to show gratitude to Meta Knight!
|The gifts Meta Knight is seen receiving are a Maxim Tomato, a new mask, a 1-Up, and "The Parfait that Meta Knight Secretly Eats Every Night" that was served during the 2016 run of the Kirby Café.|
|Nov 30, 2017||Portrays a battle between four Kirbys using Tornado, Spear, Parasol, and Bomb in a Battle Arena. A crowd of Waddle Dees, a Waddle Doo, and a Broom Hatter can be seen in the background, as Reporter Waddle Dee is caught by Parasol Kirby's Circus Throw.||お待たせしましたー！ニンテンドー3DSソフト『カービィ バトルデラックス！』が本日発売です！
Sorry for the wait! The Nintendo 3DS title "Kirby Battle Royale" is available now!
|Commemorates the release of Kirby Battle Royale in Japan.|
|Dec 4, 2017||Portrays an early winter scene where Kirby and friends are eating baked sweet potatoes. Characters present include the Channel PPP Crew, all six Animal Friends and Gooey, and a sleeping Hot Head, whose flames are being used to cook the potatoes. In the distance, Pon & Con can be seen atop a tree.||こんにちは！レポーターのワドルディです。木枯らしの寒い日が続きますね。
Hello! This is Reporter Waddle Dee. The days just keep getting colder.
|In Japan, baked sweet potatoes are a popular wintertime snack. A sweet potato appears as an uncommon power-up in the Kirby series, which is replaced with a Mint Leaf in international releases.|
|Dec 24, 2017||Portrays King Dedede covered in soot setting gifts down for Kirby as he sleeps in his house, as Meta Knight and Waddle Dees dressed as reindeer look on. The Channel PPP Crew can be seen outside the window looking in. Kirby's House is decorated with all manner of objects. On the fireplace sill sit various Treasures from The Great Cave Offensive. On the tree are ornaments representing Kirby, Prince Fluff, a Gordo, Nightmare's power orb, and Dark Nebula.||メリークリスマス！
|Dec 31, 2017||Portrays a scene where Chef Kawasaki is providing "New Year's Soba" to other characters. Kirby is eating Reporter Waddle Dee's soba without him noticing, while the other Channel PPP Crew members wait in line, save for Assistant Waddle Dee who is snugly asleep in a sleeping bag. King Dedede and Meta Knight can be seen in the background enjoying their own soba bowls. Two Twizzies can be seen perched atop Chef Kawasaki's stand.||いよいよ、今年もあとわずかですね。
At last, this year is almost over.
|Commemorates New Year's Eve.|