MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Where did Luigi From Super Mario Bros get his name?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Where did Luigi From Super Mario Bros get his name?

Today is national brothers day. Which is certainly a made up holiday. But if you have brothers I guess you can celebrate along with some of the most famous brothers like Mario and Luigi.

Where did Mario’s famous brother get his name though? Luigi’s name is based on the Japanese word “ruiji”, which means “similar”.  This made sense for the creators because Luigi is so similar to Mario.

So there you go, next time you’re playing video games with your kids you can drop that knowledge on them.

 

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