Not if what NewWabiSabi said is true, at the very least.
The difference between Grinch and this was Grinch promised 7 characters and a load of fan favorites. This is only promising 4 characters which we know are coming and only one of them is immensely unlikely otherwise.
Hey we got the boy and he's already playable.
I like both anime and those character picks. I have foiled your plan!
Joke's on you everything is anime in smash. Even snake.
Wasn't it some person in a French-based marketing/advertising firm or something?
That or a different Square-Enix character.