Smash Bros. Creator Masahiro Sakurai Gets His Own (Unofficial) Amiibo

Official Amiibo are restricted to video game characters, but fan-made ones can be whatever the hell they want. Hence this incredible tribute to Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai

Based on a his buddy Sean Hicks’ 2D artwork, 3D artist George Crudo built a caricature model of the Nintendo legend, then had it 3D-printed and painted so it could blend in with actual Amiibo.

Here’s the progression:

The original 2D sketch
3D model of the sketch, with added Amiibo base.
The painted, 3D-printed Amiibo.
The final product alongside other Amiibo for scale.

Last year, we saw a similar effort when GandaKris made an Amiibo tribute to former Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata.

Here's A Custom Satoru Iwata Amiibo

Amiibo artist GandaKris, kinda famous for her work customising Amiibo and turning them into cool and new figures Nintendo would never actually release, has set aside the fictional for a moment to commemorate Nintendo's former President Satoru Iwata.

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