Mother Official Comic Announced

The first product of the Hobonichi Mother Project will be an official Mother comic entitled Pollyanna. Pollyanna features 224 pages with 35 manga artists and writers, including Toby Fox. Pre-order at this link.

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HOBONICHI MOTHER PROJECT Announced

Shigesato Itoi’s Hobonichi company have launched the HOBONICHI MOTHER PROJECT which will include various contents and goods of the MOTHER series, including a book covering all three games scheduled for release by the end of 2020. Check out the teaser website here which includes an email sign-up for future information, and a one minute introduction video to the project below…

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MOTHER Original Soundtrack

The official MOTHER Original Soundtrack is now available for pre-order. The Double-LP releases in Japan on 25 December by Sony Music Direct. Use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Photo and track listing added below…

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MOTHER Original Soundtrack

Sony Music Direct are releasing the MOTHER Original Soundtrack in Japan on Christmas Day as a double vinyl analog recording priced at ¥5,500. Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Check out the official website here and track listing below…

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Mother Series 30th Anniversary Survey

From 2,528 responses in a recent Mother Series 30th Anniversary survey: 1,679 are male players, 690 female, 1,314 Japanese, 1,176 overseas, 562 played 2→1→3, 472 played 2→3→1, 402 played 1→2→3, 271 played 2→3, 239 have only played 2, and 136 played 3→2→1. The favourite game in the series is MOTHER2 with 1,361, followed by MOTHER3 with 827, and MOTHER with 273, and undecided with 67. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all physical orders above $20. Image thanks to @7C4FoH0rwv6oijE.

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Mother Themed Spirit Event Announced

The latest spirit event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is called “SMAAAASH !! MOTHER 30th Anniversary” and “Mother Series 30th Anniversary” in the west. It features Mother series spirits invading the Spirit Board for three days from 26 July. Post updated with full list of spirits including Legend-class spirits Ninten, Paula, Claus, Jeff, Hinawa, and Ness’s Father.

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Hobonichi: It’s Impossible For Itoi To Create Mother 4, We’d Be Glad If Someone Else Created It

The September 2019 issue of Nintendo Dream magazine included a 13 page feature on the 30th anniversary of the MOTHER series and an interview with the editor-in-chief Mr. Yasuhiro Nagata and the designer Ms. Naho Sugimoto of Shigesato Itoi’s Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun (Hobonichi) company. The key part of the interview was titled “MOTHER 4 is not being made” and is translated below for Japanese Nintendo by BlackKite. Please include full credit if posting any part of it elsewhere. Image thanks to @7c4foh0rwv6oije.

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Spectacled Spirits Event Live

The Spectacled Spirits event is now live in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with an influx of characters with glasses and sunglasses on the Spirit Board for the next three days. Defeat them to earn extra gold! New Spirits include James McCloud (Star Fox series), Britanny (Pikmin series), Jeff (Mother series) and Brewster (Animal Crossing series) with 34 total Spectacled Spirits. Artwork for the featured four added below…

James McCloud

Britanny

Jeff

Brewster

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