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SUPER MARIO

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 26, 2018
'Super Mario' creator says gaming industry should put steady subscriptions ahead of in-game charges
The legendary video game designer who created "Super Mario" and "Donkey Kong" has a word of advice for today's industry: Stop nickel-and-diming users.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 29, 2018
Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console
Nintendo Co. has resumed sales in Japan of a smaller, palm-sized version of its 35-year-old popular Famicom game console, in response to requests from fans for its revival.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 22, 2017
Tokyo police urge go-kart companies to improve safety
The Metropolitan Police Department on Monday asked go-kart companies to improve safety as the popularity of their driving tours grows.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2017
Nintendo treading on shaky ground as new mobile game takes 'gacha' global
Nintendo Co. found out with its first smartphone game it's tough to get people to pay $10 even if the draw is Super Mario. With its second mobile title, the Japanese powerhouse is taking a different approach that is potentially more lucrative — and much more controversial.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 30, 2016
The top tech stories of 2016
The Japan Times newsroom selected these tech and digital stories as the most important of 2016.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Dec 24, 2016
Updating gaming for the New Year
SuperMario makes a dash for smartphones
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 16, 2016
Strong debut of Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' clouded by revenue lag
"Super Mario Run," Nintendo Co.'s first foray into the world of mobile gaming, might be encountering some growing pains.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 13, 2016
Universal Studios Japan to debut Nintendo-themed area in 2020
The operator of Universal Studios Japan in Osaka said Monday that it will open a Nintendo-themed area featuring the game maker's popular characters by summer 2020, investing over ¥50 billion ($432 million).
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 16, 2016
Nintendo to release first iPhone Mario game on Dec. 15
Nintendo Co. will release "Super Mario Run" worldwide for Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad on Dec. 15 in U.S. time zones, a highly anticipated launch that has a high bar for success after this summer's "Pokemon Go" phenomenon.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 8, 2016
Apple unveils water-resistant iPhone 7 with Japan-compatible payment system
Apple Inc. unveiled a new water- and dust-resistant iPhone 7 with high-resolution cameras at its fall product event Wednesday, and said that a "Super Mario" game was coming to the new phone and that "Pokemon Go" would feature on its upgraded Apple Watch.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Mar 15, 2016
Nintendo levels up smartphones with wallpapers and cases
As gamers anxiously await Nintendo's new Miitomo app, smartphone users can level up their devices now with new wallpapers and cases from the Big N.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Sep 5, 2015
An analysis of 'Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack'
Is the soundtrack to the original Super Mario Bros. game a musical achievement and pop-culture milestone on par with Miles Davis' Bitches Brew? Author Andrew Schartmann sets out to build exactly this case in "Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack" — part of Bloomsbury's 33 ⅓ series on classic...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Aug 22, 2015
Newest "Super Mario," Forza Motorsport" and Metal Gear Solid" games set to impress
"Super Mario" takes you to a whole new level
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 8, 2015
GungHo and Nintendo to combine 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Puzzle and Dragons'
GungHo Online Entertainment Inc. said Thursday its latest title for the Nintendo 3DS represents a mash-up of two immensely popular games.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 27, 2014
H.K. fund to Nintendo: Let smartphones tap games
Nintendo Co. is ignoring "compelling evidence" that "Super Mario" and its other video games would sell on smartphones and tablets, according to a Hong Kong hedge fund manager who urged the company to shift gears.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 23, 2014
Bogus game apps new woe for Nintendo
Nintendo Co. isn't offering Super Mario games on smartphones. Other people are.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Nov 25, 2013
Japan's favorite games go for all formats, while the merchandise pops up everywhere
Calling all 'Dragon Quest VIII' fans
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Jul 22, 2013
Bizarre merchandising, tabletop Nintendo and new releases for Wii U
Gangsters. Hostesses. And lots and lots of street fighting. No, this isn't a night in Shinjuku's Kabukicho red-light district. It's an evening with 'Yakuza,' Sega's crime opus on the Wii U.
Reader Mail
Jun 4, 2009
Careful whom you call 'Chinese'
Regarding Gregory Clark's May 27 article "Cross-strait gap narrows": Clark's knowledge of Taiwan is sadly out of date. Moreover, he appears to accept unquestionably what he was told in Beijing. Contrary to his assertion that "the Taiwan people are Chinese, think Chinese, and speak Chinese just like any...

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals