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Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs

Gaming Pokémon Music Video Final Fantasy

Budding musicians will do all sorts of things when it comes to covering their favorite songs, but since everyone (and their neighbor) are uploading homemade music videos to YouTube, you definitely need a way to stand out from the masses. While trendy song selection is certainly one way to do so, how about playing on an enormous xylophone?

HATSU 012 has taken their percussion skills, a full xylophone and a couple of their friends to play some familiar themes from our favorite video games. Plus we know that they are serious. Just take a look at how many mallets they have in the background of the Final Fantasy III theme.

They also can play Final Fantasy's main theme arranged on two xylophones!

The opening from Pokémon Red/Blue (Red/Green in Japan) makes us nostalgic for the game.

You can relive your Pokémon trainer battles in frenetic fashion.

We are big fans of HATSU 012, and if you are too, be sure to take a look at their YouTube page for more videos featuring silly hats and some amazing xylophone playing.

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