Here's an oil painting of Sora from the Kingdom Hearts series, based on this well-known piece of official concept art, done by artist Raman Singh. Look below for the HD pics, and check out Singh's portfolio for more, albeit non-gaming-themed, paintings in this style (I particularly like his portraits).
Project Sora, the studio headed up by Smash Bros. Masahiro Sakurai, has been dissolved.
Better yet, what game characters do the readers of Japan's Dengeki want to become chums with. Let's have a look:
You got to slave away and work to conquer the game industry. It ain't easy!