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In Super Mario 3D Land, can Mario use the Statue Leaf in the normal worlds?
10:09, 26 November 2011 (EST)
- He can use them in the normal worlds, but they never appear in the normal worlds, only in the special worlds.--Thejfh1999 11:35, 26 November 2011 (EST)
- Possibly, but no good examples have come up yet. - 07:50, 23 August 2014 (EDT)
- Yes. This is modeled after Jizou-sama, the Japanese analogue of Ksitigarbha; the characters even mean "earth matrix." Jizou-sama is said to be especially protective of dead children, and people who have dangerous professions or who are going far, far away will ask for his protection. He is also Bodhisattva of the Hells, meaning some very lucky beings in the various Buddhist Hells might be visited by him at some point. -- Azuma Hazuki