Super Mario Build-A-Bears Are Here, And They Are Adorable

Build-A-Bear launches a new line of Nintendo toys.


Toy company Build-A-Bear is expanding its catalog to include famous Super Mario characters for the first time, and just in time for the holidays. Beginning today, you can order Mario, Bowser, and Yoshi bears from the Build-A-Bear US and UK websites.

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The 16-inch Mario bear ($28) comes with the character's famous overalls, moustache, hat, and Super Mario logo on his foot. You can also buy a sound chip ($7) that plays the Super Mario Mario Bros. theme song. The Bowser bear ($35) stands 15 inches tall and also has the Super Mario logo on his foot; a sound chip that includes five different sounds can be purchased separately for $7. And finally, the Yoshi toy ($25.50) is well, he's just his adorable self, and isn't that enough?

Build-A-Bear is also offering a smaller Toad plushie, along with a Super Mario Wrist Accessory Set that comes with a Yoshi egg, a Super Star, and a Super Mushroom. You can also buy a red Super Mario hoodie for any other bear, while a Luigi costume is also available. Additionally, Build-A-Bear is selling a Princess Peach costume. Go to the Build-A-Bear websites for the US and UK to see a full rundown of products and pricing.

If you'd rather shop in a store, the Nintendo items should start showing up in the US, UK, and Canada this weekend. That's good news if you're looking to buy one of these as a gift for the holidays; it's not too late.

Build-A-Bear also sells a range of Pokemon plushies, as well as bears based on characters from popular franchises such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony, Minions, and Peanuts.

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