Release Date: September 29th, 2021

While researching another episode, I found a great interview with Shigeru Miyamoto from the Japanese video game magazine Nintendo Dream. In the interview, Miyamoto discusses a few of the origin stories of Mario characters. I thought it was the best part of the interview, so I wanted to do a whole video about name origins and include more Mario characters.

My last two videos were pretty heavy on obscure hardware, and I needed a break from that type of content. This video was a nice change of pace, and I had a lot of fun researching the Mario characters. If I have learned anything, it is that Nintendo isn’t super consistent with their Mario lore. Even they don’t know what is considered “correct!”


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