Mario Makes A Really Great Build-A-Bear

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Look at these adorable little bears!

Sure Mario and Bowser haven’t always seen eye to eye and fight over the same girl but now they can bond over being stuffed and sold to children at the mall. Bowser and Mario join Toad, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach in Build-A-Bear’s new Super Mario collection out this weekend.

Here are the details from the release:

Full-sized, Make-Your-Own Friends

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Meet Mario Bear:聽With his sewn-on overalls, iconic mustache and a Super Mario logo on his paw pad, 16-inch聽Mario Bear聽is ready to jump into his next adventure. A聽Super Mario Bros.聽Theme Song sound chip is also available.聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Beware of Bowser:聽The troublemaking King of the Koopas is ferociously fun when downsized to furry friend form. With his awesome back shell and a cool Super Mario graphic on the paw pad, 15-inch聽Bowser聽is an epic addition to your collection, especially when you add his 5-in-1 Sounds.聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽It鈥檚 Mario鈥檚 closest buddy!聽Kind-hearted and easygoing,聽Yoshi聽is always ready for adventure! Now you can add Mario鈥檚 comrade to your collection.

Pre-Stuffed Plush and Accessories

Complete your Super Mario team with costumes, wrist accessories and sound chips for your own real-life Mushroom Kingdom!

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Toad:聽This cute and helpful Toad always has positive words of encouragement for Mario. This pre-stuffed furry friend features Toad’s signature red and white polka dots, blue vest and white pants. Protect the Mushroom Kingdom and add Toad to your collection!聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Super Mario Wrist Accessory Set (3 pack):聽Power up your furry friend’s accessories by adding this awesome three-piece set to your collection! This plush wrist accessory set comes with a Yoshi egg, a Super Star and a Super Mushroom.聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Red Super Mario Hoodie:聽Jump into fun with this adorable red hoodie! With a fun Mario and Yoshi graphic on the front, this warm hoodie for your furry friend will delight Super Mario fans of all ages.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Luigi Costume:聽Okie dokie! Dress your furry friend just like Luigi, with his signature green hat and blue overalls.聽聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Princess Peach Costume: Our princess might be in another castle, but your furry friend will be positively peachy in your arms when dressed in this two-piece Princess Peach costume!聽

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Super Mario Bros.聽Theme Song:聽Power up your all-star team and head to the castle by adding the聽Super Mario Bros.聽Theme Song to your furry friend! This iconic theme will play anytime you give your furry friend a hug!

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Bowser 5-in-1 Sounds:聽Bwahahaha! Your Bowser furry friend will be the ultimate boss when you add his signature 5-in-1 sounds!聽

鈥淪uper Mariois a classic game franchise many of our Guests know and love, and we鈥檝e had a lot of fun bringing these characters into furry friend form,鈥 said Jennifer Kretchmar, chief product officer, Build-A-Bear Workshop. 鈥淟ike Build-A-Bear, Nintendo鈥檚 characters appeal to everyone, so we couldn鈥檛 wait to team up for the first time and offer another way for Guests to enjoy the timeless brand.鈥

The complete Build-A-Bear Workshop Nintendo collection is available online now at聽buildabear.com聽and聽buildabear.co.uk. Mario Bear, Yoshi, Bowser (select stores only) and all outfits and accessories will begin rolling out in U.S., U.K. and Canada stores this weekend.

You can bet your bottom dollar I’ll be ordering a few of these bad boys online, there’s no way in hell I’m going to a mall the weekend before Christmas.

I’m surprised and feel like not putting an amiibo tag on these guys is a missed opportunity.

Happy stuffing my friends!

Brock McLaughlin

Brock McLaughlin

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