The person above is just one of several in a collection of folks who, like others we've seen, found a place in their hearts, and skin, for Nintendo and its venerable icons. Pouring over the gallery, some of the ink is tasteful, or at least easily hidden, good advice for anyone mulling over branding their body in the name of their hobby, or company of choice.

Still, while tattooing invincibility stars on your neck may seem like a good idea at the time, the sprites are equally good at keeping you untouchable by gainful employment as they are from shells and animated fungus.

[Via GoNintendo]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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