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With the NES Classic and the Famicom Mini both going on sale again, Nintendo is also releasing a special miniature console to mark the 50th anniversary of manga magazine Weekly Jump.

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The gold-colored Nintendo Classic Mini Famicon features twenty Famicom games that were based on Weekly Jump manga.

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Screenshot: Nintendo, Image: Weekly Jump

Priced at 7,980 yen ($73), the manga-themed Famicom Mini will be released on July 7 in Japan.

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No word on an international release.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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