Classic NES Characters As Japanese Woodblock Prints

Artist Jed Henry took NES classics like The Legend of Zelda, Mega Man and Metroid and returned them to their Japanese roots through a series of woodblock paintings known as “Ukiyo-e”. Thankfully, the heroes retained their weapons of choice instead of resorting to the fart-wielding ass firepower depicted in some Japanese art.

Check out additional examples after the jump.

(Jed Henry via Boing Boing via CA)


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