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Nintendo’s Japanese website says Mario isn’t a plumber any longer

Posted on September 4, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Random

On its Japanese website, Nintendo has character profiles for various characters in the Mario franchise. One change in particular is earning a great deal of attention.

This is Nintendo’s character description for Mario:

All around sporty, whether it’s tennis or baseball, soccer or car racing, he [Mario] does everything cool. As a matter of fact, he also seems to have worked as a plumber a long time ago…

For the most part, this seems harmless. That is until you read the last sentence, which indicates that Mario isn’t a plumber any longer. Mario was originally imagined as a carpenter according to creator Shigeru Miyamoto, but became a plumber in 1983 with Mario Bros. and when Luigi was brought into the picture.

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