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Do you know Maricar Co. in Japan?

Maricar Co. is a japanese company offering Street Go-Karting Tour while dressed as Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad.

Maricar Co. also posted pictures of characters such as Mario on SNS.

Nintendo claims that such actions constitute infringement of copyright and violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act in Japan.

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