Delicious Looking (And Totally Fake) Super Mario Sushi

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This is like the fake food you see in front of Japanese restaurants, but with Nintendo characters.

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YouTuber Nendo Zaiker-Snail created this Mario sushi from polymer clay. You can see the process in the 12-minute Japanese language clip below.

What really sticks out is how this seems somewhat possible with real sushi. Make the Mario logo with tuna, for example, tamago for a Question Block, and uni for a Goomba. Of course, serve with pickled ginger in the shape of a star!

Nendo Zaiker-Snail has other Nintendo-themed polymer clay creations, like this Kirby breakfast sculpture.

Which looks delicious.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

DISCUSSION

This looks anything but delicious. It looks plastic.