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Jul 9, 2011 | 12:01 AM EDT
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"Waltz of the Forest"
Performed by Final Boss
Vocals by Kirbopher
Rapping by ShadyVox
Opera by MusicalMike
Arrangement by Psyguy

"Rawest Forest" by Martin Hagwell
"Geno's Forest" by XBrav
"Beware the Forest Mushrooms" by Yoko Shimomura

Back in 2007, the last Flash animation I did as I was graduating High School and entering College was a music video based on "Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars" for the Super Nintendo, a game that I have over a decade of history with. Yoko Shimomura's music is a huge part of what's so amazing about this game, "Beware the Forest Mushrooms" (theme of the "Forest Maze" stage) being one of her most highly regarded compositions. DJ XBrav created a lyrical version of the song that took the internet by storm many years ago, evolving into a meme that fans of the game all know and love. Martin Hagwell later remixed this into the popular "Rawest Forest" song, which I later used as the song for the music video that has now received millions of views in the past several years.

Today, as the last Flash animation I'm doing as I graduate College and enter into the rest of my life: Myself, Blake "ShadyVox" Swift, Bryon "Psyguy" Beaubien and Musical Mike Patterson, have joined forces to bring you a new version of the popular Forest Maze composition from Super Mario RPG, paying tribute to both XBrav's and Marta's remixes as well as Yoko Shimomura's original piece. This animation was done over the course of two weeks, as opposed to the original music video that was finished in one week. I crammed in as many geeky references in there as I possibly could to show my appreciation for this amazing game and I hope everyone who's ever played Super Mario RPG will get a big smile in remembering all the fun stuff from Mario and company's adventures. Big thanks as well to my creative partners that helped in making this song and everyone who supported me during the animation process.

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Reviews


ZinglogoZinglogo

Rated 5 / 5 stars

great animation you've grown

Ahh reminds me of that epic game. Too bad i never got to finish it...


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animefanboyanimefanboy

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Follow Geno's Root Beer, Follow Geno's Root Beer?

Wait, wut.

This song is going to be stuck in my head for a week thanks.

My only gripe is I can't understand maybe a 3rd of the lyrics.



mesuki5mesuki5

Rated 5 / 5 stars

congraution on college

hope all of ur animation continue and yea nice song

rawest forest = rapping all the way
kirb's team watz forest= dramatic rap all the way



ShadowStealer634ShadowStealer634

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow. Just wow.

I really wish that I could rate higher. I would say something else, but I need to watch this, for the rest, of my Newgrounds life.


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Excalibur5kExcalibur5k

Rated 5 / 5 stars

North, West, South, West.

oops wrong game. I love this! Even better than the original!