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    Monday December 23, 2019
  • Shigeru Miyamoto to Receive “Honorary Citizen of Nantan City, Kyoto” By Hometown

    Miyamoto stands tall alongside the late politician Hiromu Nonaka and former Ambassador Mutsuo Mabuchi

    Shigeru Miyamoto, 'Creative Fellow' at Nintendo and creator of the Super Mario Bros. franchise, the Legend of Zelda franchise, Pikmin, and often touted as the greatest video game creator ever, was honored by his hometown by being granted an “Honorary Citizen of Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture.” Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Tuesday November 5, 2019
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Offers a Few New Twists

    Mario, Sonic and friends are back at it again at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!

    As the Olympics approach, Mario and Sonic are already deep into the competition! Hit the jump to check out our review on their latest Olympic outing in Tokyo!

  • Tuesday October 29, 2019
  • Shigeru Miyamoto Becomes First Video Game Creator to Be Recognized as Person of Cultural Merit in Japan

    70 year old Manga creator Moto Hagio also gets bestowed the honor

    On October 29, it was announced that beloved video game creator Shigeru Miyamoto will be awarded the highest honor a person in a creative field can receive in Japan alongside manga creator of The Poe Clan, Moto Hagio, the “Person of Cultural Merit”. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Wednesday October 23, 2019
  • Nintendo Shows off Exclusive Merch for Its 1st Japan Store

    Store will be opening in Shibuya PARCO on November 22

    Nintendo is opening its first ever store in Japan when the new Shibuya PARCO opens on November 22. In the lead up to the stores opening next month, Nintendo launched a website for the store as well as a Twitter account showcasing some of the exclusive products that with be able to be purchased at the location. Hit the jump to check them out!

  • Monday May 6, 2019
  • Japanese Kids Choose Super Smash Bros. as Best Game Series

    Mario, Splatoon, and Pokémon follow close behind

    If you're wondering which game series Japanese kids love the most, CoroCoro Comic magazine has the answer. A special survey recently ran as part of the publication's 42nd anniversary, which arrives on May 15, asking its young readers to vote on their favorite video game franchises. See what they picked after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 1, 2019
  • Nintendo Celebrates Arrival of Reiwa Era with Special Mario Maker Video

    Mario travels from Showa through Heisei to arrive in the new era

    Japan is officially in the new Reiwa era as of today, and everyone is marking the occasion in their own way. Nintendo decided to channel their enthusiasm through Super Mario Maker 2 in a special short video. Hit the jump to watch!

  • Wednesday December 19, 2018
  • Anime Recap: Mob Psycho 100 Season 2 Trailer, My Hero Academia in 4D, & MORE!

    The highlights of the latest news in anime!

    We're counting down to Mob Psycho 100 II with a new PV, Mario's English VA gets a world record, Shinkai releases new details on his coming movie, new PV for Dororo anime, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!

  • Saturday December 15, 2018
  • Wa-hoo! Mario Voice Actor Charles Martinet Sets Guinness Record

    Martinet has logged 100 performances as the same character

    Mario voice actor Charles Martinet has been lending his signature sound to Nintendo's character for decades, and his efforts have officially landed him a Guinness World Record. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday November 6, 2018
  • Animated Super Mario Bros. Movie Aims for Potential 2022 Debut

    Illumination working closely with creator Shigeru Miyamoto

    Nintendo is moving forward with another crack at taking Mario to the big screen in the previously-announced animated feature that's in the works at Despicable Me studio Illumination. According to a new inside scoop at Variety, the new movie is now in "priority development." Read on for more.

  • Saturday October 20, 2018
  • Mario is Decked Out for the Spooky Season in New Odyssey Update

    Zombie costume now available alongside three new Snapshot Mode filters

    As you can see in the above pic, Mario is more than ready for Halloween thanks to a new Super Mario Odyssey outfit. Nintendo released an update for the platformer, which adds the Zombie Mario costume to the post-game and introduces three new Snapshot Mode filters. Hit the jump for pics.

  • Tuesday September 25, 2018
  • Manga Creators and Fan Artists Join Forces for "Bowsette" Craze!

    Fan-made masterpieces from the creators of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, One Punch Man, Pop Team Epic, and more!

    The latest Nintendo fanart craze needs no introduction: it's the beautiful, the barbaric, the sometimes bountifully buff BOWSETTE! Hit the jump to see where it all started, and check out some Bowsette art from famous manga creators and fan artists alike!