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Considering the scale of the undertaking, she speculated that this might be related to the Super Nintendo World expansion. Shortly thereafter, she spotted a wall of bricks evocative of those used to construct in-game environments in the Super Mario games.
And lo and behold, when she turned the corner, she saw a life-size Mario stage, complete with pipes and Piranha Plants!
A second look at the photos reveals that one of the Piranha Plants is hidden in certain shots, which makes it seem like the man-eating flora might actually move up and down, just like they do in the game. l.c.a.studios_usj also says that behind the background there was some sort of fireworks-launching device ready to add pyrotechnic flare/flair.
In other news, Universal Studios Japan’s YouTube channel just released a new concept video for Super Nintendo World.
But perhaps most exciting of all is that while Super Nintendo World isn’t scheduled to open until 2020, and the real-world Mario stage shown here isn’t quite complete, it definitely doesn’t look like it’s three years from being done, either, considering that it’s fully painted and has a more-or-less finished facade. The level of visual polish suggests that Universal Studios Japan is getting ready to show it off to the public very soon as a preview of what the 2020 expansion is going to offer. The big question, of course, is whether that demonstration will be a stage show with USJ performers or an open-to-the-public event where fans can run through the stage themselves, and I think I speak for everyone when I say we’re all keeping our fingers crossed that it’s the latter.
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