Shigesato Itoi will publish a new book containing a compilation of quotes by Mr Saturn from Earthbound and Mother 3 in Japan. Mr. Saturn’s Quotes will be available in December 2021 with a price tag of 2,970 yen (~$26). It will contain every line uttered by all characters of the species along with the in-game screenshots.
The book will comprise a large part of the package. Inside the Mr. Saturn-filled cover, the set will also include an embroidered badge, a smaller miniature book, and an additional cover for the tiny book.
Mr. Saturn refers to a species of characters that debuted in Earthbound, the second game in the Mother series. They are well-known for their unique body shapes and speeches. Shigesato Itoi also notably used different fonts for their quotes in both the Japanese and English releases.
Itoi’s company Hobonichi had previously published Mother: The Complete Scripts in December 2020. It compiled every line available in all three series titles released to date. It also released a lot of merchandise related to the series, such as hotel keychains and plushes of Mr. Saturn and Master Belch.
Mr. Saturn’s Quotes book will be available in Japan on December 21, 2021. Hobonichi’s stores will start selling the book one week earlier, on December 14, 2021.