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The title of this article is official, but it comes from a non-English source. If an official name from an English source is found that is not from the English Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia, the article should be moved to its appropriate title.

Artwork of a Yashichi from Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.
First appearance Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)

Yashichi (generically referred to by Nintendo Power as sharp objects[1]) are a spinning blades that appears in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins in the Mario Zone. Two of them appear on Mario Zone Area 1, where they spin on tracks, damaging Mario if he touches it. They cannot be destroyed by fireballs, but can be destroyed by Green Shells.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヤシチ[2]
From「風車の弥七」(Kazaguruma no Yashichi), a ninja character from the Japanese television show「水户黄門」(Mito Kōmon)
German Yashichi -
Italian Stella ninja[3] Ninja star (Shuriken)


  1. ^ "Leap from one gear to the next and watch for sharp objects." - Nintendo Power Volume 43, page 48.
  2. ^ Kazuki, Motoyama. KC Mario Vol. 18: Super Mario Land 2 Part 1. Pages 6-7.
  3. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pag. 75