Bowser was named after this spicy Korean rice and soup dish

A few things come to mind when I think of iconic Super Mario villain Bowser: Mr. steal-your-girl; a roided-up turtle that just discovered Hot Topic; Great dad . Now I can add Korean rice and soup delicacy gukbap to that list. According to this 2000 Famitsu interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, Bowser was given the Japanese name Daimaō Kuppa — Kuppa being the Japanese name for gukbap , a Korean dish.

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Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know About the Ambitious Shape-Shifting Console

All screen grabs taken from Nintendo’s Japanese announcement video . In just a couple of short months Nintendo’s first console since 2012 will be here. Nintendo made the console’s existence known last October , but until tonight was completely mum on any and all details.

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