This hour-long Splatoon concert features holographic squid kids

Arguably the most important characters in Splatoon 2 are Pearl and Marina, a pair of aquatic DJs who host the show that airs each time you boot up the game. Outside of a few rare events, you don’t really get to see them perform, though. That’s what makes this new video from Nintendo so cool. It features the two virtual performers on a real stage with real musicians for close to an hour of wonderfully incomprehensible music.

The concert actually took place last October, at an event called Nintendo Live 2019 in Kyoto. The Splatoon 2 pair were joined on tage by Callie and Marie, the squid sisters from the original game, and the opening act was none other than K.K. Slider, the singing dog from Animal Crossing.

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