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- Craggy Heights from World 2 has a lot of enemies from Super Paper Mario.
- Tutankoopa is the boss of World 6.
- Multiple levels, specifically "Football Canyon" and "Oh Man! It's Hell" contain themes and enemies from Cave Story.
- You get to ride Squawks the Parrot in one of the castles.
- Judging on how often music from this game is played, you can tell that someone's a fan of Touhou.