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May 22nd, 2011 | EarthBound

Some time back I posted about how stuff from MOTHER 1 was referenced in a new anime show (see here). Apparently, in a more recent episode, there’s another slight homage to Mr. Saturns. Here’s a screenshot:

I haven’t seen this show, so I don’t know if it was mentioned in just this one scene or if it makes other appearances. It sounds like this show is absolutely filled with otaku-y pop culture references, so it’s not surprising that some MOTHER stuff has snuck into the show too 😛

Thanks to Dave for the screenshot and info, and to KiTA for info about it too!


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18 Comments to Mr. Saturn (Sort of) in Anime

PKFreezeOmega said on May. 22, 2011

Wow, this is cool! Do you think that they didn’t use Mr.Saturn over legal rights, or did they just want it to seem less obvious?

Lollita said on May. 22, 2011

I watch this show in the morning, but I don’t realize that it look like Mr. Saturn LOL . I quite sure that this doll isn’t appear in the other episodes.
I’m so happy that someone still love Earthbound.

man said on May. 22, 2011

Pretty sure this is an affectionate parody/satire.

Poe said on May. 22, 2011

I want a Mr. Pluto plush!

Miche said on May. 22, 2011

I wonder how Mr. Pluto talks/writes?

Dave said on May. 22, 2011

Well since he’s just a plushie in this anime, I guess we’ll never know.

PK Mt. Fuji said on May. 22, 2011

Pray we never know what a Mr. Uranus plush would like.

Rock said on May. 22, 2011

I would love to see a Mr. Jupiter….
I recall reading some interview saying that Itoi planned interplanetary travels in MOTHER 2…. maybe Mr. Saturns were supposed to appear in Saturn?

LucasTizma said on May. 22, 2011

Sooooo cute!

Rock said on May. 22, 2011

Oh, BTW, Mato, I found this in Youtube, and it’s pretty neat…

Christie said on May. 22, 2011

XDD Mr. Pluto. Mother 1 getting some love <3

LakituAl said on May. 22, 2011


St4y f0r s0d4? S4y yes t0 me? S4y n0 t0 me?

Kab00m! Calif0rni4!

Randomguardian said on May. 22, 2011

Ahhh Now I want a Mr.SR833 😀

AngeWayne said on May. 23, 2011

The screen shot is perfect! perfectly funny.lols Mr. Saturn is so cute, i want to watch the full series of that.

Scalemate said on May. 23, 2011

Hello, Mr. Pluto! He’s so cute, he must be Mr. Saturn’s cousin. 😀

Rafael R120 said on May. 23, 2011

Definitly a nice reference :D. Also, is that a nose or a mouth?

Anonymous said on May. 27, 2011

this is the same show as the one that makes the reference to MOTHER 1 as you showed us here http://earthboundcentral.com/2011/04/more-mother-references-in-anime/

Jungyin said on May. 27, 2011

Yeah, the post already said and linked that.


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