Classic Mario Paint commercials

By Spencer . August 29, 2006 . 8:22am

Remember Mario Paint from the Super NES? In Japan Nintendo advertised their creative tool with a clay animated Mario flying around on a SNES mouse.

Below is a second commercial with Yoshi flying around on a SNES mouse and conduct a musical piece with a Koopa, goomba, bob-omb and a mushroom. At the midpoint of the short ad, Nintendo flashes a bunch of complex pictures drawn with Mario Paint. Imagine drawing this with just the SNES mouse.

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  • If memory serves, those sure beat the pants off the commercial we got. Too bad its advertising verges on the false with those super-elaborate anime and sumi-e pictures.

  • By far the best part of mario paint was the fly swatter game; at least in my opinion.

  • that. commercial. rules.

    also: coffee break forever.

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    Further proof that neurotic Japanese children make the best animators in the world. :)

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