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Image: Bid Toys
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The crossover that the world has long deserved is here: Mario as Ultraman duking it out with Bowser as Godzilla.

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Bid Toys, known for mash-ups like this Tetsujin 28-meets-Pinocchio, is releasing these soft vinyl “Manultra” and “Koopala” figures later this month.

I don’t see any copyright on these official images from the maker Bid Toys’ Facebook page—Nintendo, Toho and Tsuburaya Productions typically require copyright on sanctioned products. (Japanese website Nico Nico News also seemed unclear as to whether or not these are licensed products.)

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Illustration for article titled Mario Is Ready To Protect Tokyo From Godzilla Bowser
Image: Bid Toys
Illustration for article titled Mario Is Ready To Protect Tokyo From Godzilla Bowser
Image: Bid Toys
Illustration for article titled Mario Is Ready To Protect Tokyo From Godzilla Bowser
Image: Bid Toys
Illustration for article titled Mario Is Ready To Protect Tokyo From Godzilla Bowser
Image: Bid Toys
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Illustration for article titled Mario Is Ready To Protect Tokyo From Godzilla Bowser
Image: Bid Toys

The figures sure are cool, though.

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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