Rhythm Heaven (universe)
The Rhythm Heaven universe (リズム天国, Rhythm Tengoku), known as Rhythm Paradise in PAL regions, is a series of rhythm-based music games made by Nintendo SPD (Nintendo Software Planning & Development). The series was created by the same team that made the WarioWare series. As a result, the two series often make cameos in each other's games.
Sneaky Spirits appear as a common enemy in Smash Run in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Karate Joe and the Chorus Kids, along with the aforementioned Sneaky Spirits, appear as collectible trophies in the 3DS version, while Marshal, Cam, and Miss Ribbon and the Wrestler and Reporter appear as collectible trophies in the Wii U version.
Two songs from the series are included with the Miiverse stage in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: Blue Birds from the Nintendo DS installment Rhythm Heaven, and Monkey Watch from the Wii installment Rhythm Heaven Fever.
Additionally, Fruit Basket 2 from Rhythm Heaven Megamix appears as a music track that can be bought in the shop. Blue Birds and Monkey Watch from the previous game are unlocked by default.
The following characters from the series are spirits.