And it's not just any only $400 Mario sweater, but an officially licensed $400 sweater sold to you via the guy who created role-playing game Earthbound.

The online store at Shigesato Itoi's website is offering a 100 percent wool sweaters for ¥36,000 (US$435). They're hand-knitted.

Not by Shigesato Itoi, though. He's busy, doing other stuff.

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