Goodness, Mario Themed Pancake Sandwiches Are Coming To Japan

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While Super Nintendo World won’t open until next spring, Universal Studios Japan has a taste of Nintendo starting this month.

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What USJ is calling “the world’s first Mario Café & Store” will set up shop in the park’s Hollywood street starting October 16, serving up yummy treats and selling cute merch.

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USJ wants to offer a sneak peek into the world of Mario before the new area opens.

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You can order fruit pancake sandwiches (パンケーキ・サンド or pankeeki sando) shaped like Mario and Luigi’s hats, fruit cream sodas, and Super Mushroom drinks.

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JUST LOOK AT THESE.

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The merchandise is really cute, too!

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Luigi got totally screwed on this deal. What even is that? Whipped cream, grapes and a cookie? Bread? “Oh hey, it’s green! Throw it on there!” Why not just throw a pickle and some broccoli in there? Make sure your customers know you hate them.

Side bar: is anyone else on an iphone or an ipad getting these “download ids” messages? Seems it’s a bigger thing than just me, the message boards are blowing up over this.