Legendary video game creator Shigeru Miyamoto was named a “Person of Cultural Merit” in Japan.
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The award is one of the highest honours that can be bestowed upon a Japanese citizen.
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Shigeru Miyamoto is famous for creating much-loved video game series.
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Super Mario, Donkey Kong, Pokémon, and the Legend of Zelda--to name a few.
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Miyamoto is the first video game creator to ever receive this award.
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