Nintendo developers wrote blogs stating Super Mario Bros. Wonder was not influenced by The Super Mario Bros.
The graphical overhaul in Super Mario Bros. Wonder stems from Switch's more powerful hardware, not the movie's character designs.
Nintendo dedicated ample resources to crafting expressive character models and animations for Wonder, unrelated to the film.
Nintendo built highly detailed 3D models for characters, though many nuances won't be seen due to the 2D gameplay format.
Only producers Tezuka and Kondo at Nintendo had knowledge of the movie's content during Wonder's development.
Nintendo ensured Wonder would satisfy gamers who saw the Mario movie, though the developers lacked movie details.
Nintendo's blogs provided insights into graphical changes, character origins like Elephant Mario, and more for Wonder.