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Interactive: Who's Next?

Since the last few days to make any final character announcements are coming, I decided to put a list together to help you find the patterns Sakurai uses while choosing the characters to help you find patterns to see if you can speculate who the next character is. Come to any conclusions? Tell me in the comments below and I will add reasoning to your character with your evidence in the "Speculation Characters" box below.

Super Smash Bros. (64)
Mario - Mario Series
Luigi - Mario Series
Samus - Metroid series
Link - The Legend of Zelda series
Donkey Kong - Donkey Kong/Mario series
Ness - Earthbound (SNES)
Captain Falcon - F-Zero series
Yoshi - Yoshi/Mario series
Fox - Star Fox series
Pikachu - Pokemon series
Kirby - Kirby series
Jigglypuff - Pokemon series

Considered for Super Smash Bros. (64)
Bowser (Planned) - Mario series
Peach - Mario series
Wario - WarioWare/Mario series
King Dedede (Planned) - Kirby series
Ganondorf - The Legend of Zelda series
Mewtwo (Planned) - Pokemon series
Mew - Pokemon series
Meowth - Pokemon series
Toad - Mario series
RARE’s Banjo and Kazooie - Banjo and Kazooie series
RARE’s James Bond - James Bond 007 (Nintendo 64)

Super Smash Bros. Melee (Gamecube) Newcomers
Dr. Mario - Mario series
Bowser - Mario series
Peach - Mario series
Ganondorf - Zelda series
Falco - Star Fox series
Ice Climbers - Ice Climber
Zelda - The Legend of Zelda series
Young Link - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)
Pichu - Pokemon series
Mewtwo - Pokemon series
Mr. Game and Watch - Game and Watch handheld games
Marth - Fire Emblem series
Roy - Fire Emblem series
Sheik - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)

Considered for Super Smash Bros. Melee
Excitebiker - Excitebike (NES)
Balloon Fighter - Balloon Fight (NES)
Urban Champion - Urban Champion (NES)
Bubbles - Clu Clu Land (NES)
KONAMI’s Snake (Planned) - Metal Gear series
SEGA’s Sonic (Planned) - Sonic The Hedgehog series
Lucas - Mother 3 (GBA)

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) Newcomers
Diddy Kong - Donkey Kong Country 2 (SNES)/Donkey Kong series
Ike - Fire Emblem series
King Dedede - Kirby series
Lucario - Pokemon series
Lucas - Mother 3 (GBA)
Meta Knight - Kirby series
Olimar - Pikmin series
Pit - Kid Icarus series
Pokemon Trainer (Squirtle/Ivysaur/Charizard) - Pokemon series
R.O.B. - Robot Operating Buddy accessory for the NES
KONAMI’s Snake - Metal Gear series
SEGA’s Sonic - Sonic the Hedgehog series
Toon Link - The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker (Gamecube)
Wario - WarioWare series
Wolf - Starfox: Assault (Gamecube)
Zero Suit Samus - Metroid: Other M (Wii)

Considered for Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Dixie Kong (Planned) - Donkey Kong Country 3 (SNES)/Donkey Kong series
Dr. Mario (Planned) - Dr. Mario series
Mewtwo (Planned) - Pokemon series
Roy (Planned) - Fire Emblem series
Toon Zelda/Sheik (Planned) - The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker (Gamecube)
Plusle and Minun - Pokemon series

Super Smash Bros. (Wii U/3DS) confirmed newcomers
Villager - Animal Crossing series
Wii Fit Trainer - Wii Fit, Wii Fit Plus, and Wii Fit U (Wii and Wii U)
CAPCOM’S Mega Man - Mega Man series
Little Mac - Punch Out!! (NES and Wii)
Rosalina and Luma - Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 (Wii)
Charizard - Pokemon series
Greninja - Pokemon X and Y (Nintendo 3DS)
Palutena - Kid Icarus: Uprising (Nintendo 3DS)
Robin - Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo 3DS)
Palutena - Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo 3DS)
Mii Fighters - Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS avatars
Shulk - Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)

Rumored newcomers for Super Smash Bros. (Wii U/3DS)
Bowser Jr. - Mario series
Duck Hunt Dog - DUCK HUNT (NES)
Dr. Mario (returning from Melee) - Dr. Mario series)
Dark Pit - Kid Icarus: Uprising (Nintendo 3DS)
Mewtwo (returning from Melee) - Pokemon series
Choir Boys- Rhythm Heaven series


Super Smash Bros. (64)
No cut charcters, all moved to Melee

Super Smash Bros. Melee (Gamecube)
 No cut characters, all moved to Brawl
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
No cut characters

Super Smash Bros. (Wii U/3DS) confirmed cuts
Pichu, Young Link, Snake, Ivysaur, Squirtle, Pokemon Trainer, 

Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS questionable cuts
Wario, Ness, Lucas, Mr. Game and Watch, Ganon, Jigglypuff, Dr. Mario


King K. Rool- Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
Ridley- Metroid series
Krystal - Star Fox: Assault (Gamecube)

Dixie Kong- Donkey Kong Country 3 (SNES)/Donkey Kong series
Paper Mario - Paper Mario series

More speculation? Leave a comment below.


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