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