September 6, 2017


Super Mario Is No Longer A Plumber


Mario’s Profession Nintendo recently updated a profile of Mario on the video game publisher’s Japanese website. The profile describes Mario’s various interests such as soccer and car racing. However, it notes he was once a plumber a long time ago. A rough translation of the profile through Google Translate says “Actually, there seems to have been work on ‘plumber’ long ago.” Video game site Kotaku seems to have a cleaner translation of the Japanese profile to English: “All around sporty, whether it’s tennis or baseball, soccer or car racing, he [Mario] does everything cool. As a matter of fact, he also seems to have worked as a plumber a long time ago.” This comes as no surprise, considering it’s been years since Mario’s really worked his supposed job. He has been very busy. He’s saved Princess Peach and the entire Mushroom Kingdom — numerous times. But almost never have we…