Nintendo has more media projects at Works Beyond Mario Movie


Nintendo has published its corporate management policy briefing for this fiscal year, and as well as touching on plans for its future hardware, a lot of documentation is devoted to exploring how the company can reach its broad audience How is expanding IP.

Most interestingly, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa says that there are already a number of ‘visual content expansion projects’ – possibly referring to film and / or TV projects other than the Super Mario film that currently lights up In production, the company lags behind. minions Movies.

The animated Mario film is scheduled for release in 2022, and there is no word yet on what those other productions are or when they are coming, but it appears that Nintendo has major expansion plans in the nebulous region of ‘visual content’ Huh.

Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo, and Chris Melanandri, the founder and CEO of Illuminaton. And a plumber.

The briefing also specifies that “going forward, the visual content expansion initiative may not be limited to film”, the screen is suggesting a broad spectrum of projects for large and small. See the full quote below:

We have already started several other visual content expansion projects, and are pursuing further opportunities. As we previously shared, the Super Mario film is being financed by Nintendo as well as Universal Pictures, and we are actively involved in planning, development and production. Going further, the visual content expansion initiative may not be limited to film. The scale of our investments will vary depending on the type of project, but we will continue to invest in these entertainment expansion initiatives to increase the number of people with access to our IP.

Animated with success Castlevania The series on Netflix is ​​a pioneer for many video game-related projects to further service, you’d imagine Nintendo has been keeping an eye on this particular ball for quite some time. Of course, ‘visual content’ is intentionally vague and can mean many things: web series, animated shorts, live-action shows, or something else altogether.

Seems tantrumed, no? We’re certainly ready to see that Nintendo has an ace up its sleeve in the coming years.

what do you want to see? A Metroid movie, maybe? Let us know below which Nintendo IPs you want to see expanded to ‘visual content’ forms.

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