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Brain Age (universe)

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Brain Age (universe)
Brain Training (universe)
Brain Age logo.png
Developer(s) Nintendo
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Genre(s) Educational
Console/platform of origin Nintendo DS
First installment Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! (2005)
Latest installment Dr Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (2019)

The Brain Age universe (脳を鍛える, Brain Training) is a series of educational puzzle games for the Nintendo DS, 3DS, and Switch, first released as Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! in 2005. It stars real-world neuroscientist Dr. Kawashima who teaches different exercises for training and maintaining one's brain (or improving one's "Brain Age", as the series is named for).

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]


In Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

Assist Trophy[edit]

  • Dr. Kawashima: The doctor appears in Super Smash Bros. 4 as an Assist Trophy. When summoned in battle, Dr. Kawashima fires various numbers throughout the battlefield. When these numbers collide, they are added together. If the sum equals ten or above, they will explode, with the explosion being larger should the number equal ten exactly.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Assist Trophy[edit]

  • Dr. Kawashima: The doctor reprises his role as an Assist Trophy in Ultimate, though the background changes to a white graph-like texture when summoned.


Source Tracks[edit]


The following characters from the series are spirits.

No. Image Name Type Class Slots Ability
Dr Kawashima Spirit.png
Dr. Kawashima
★★ 2 Can be Enhanced at Lv. 99
Dr Kawashima CT Spirit.png
Dr. Kawashima (Concentration Training) North America
Dr. Kawashima (Devilish Brain Training) PAL
★★★★ 2 Unflinching Charged Smashes