This hand drawn Super Mario animation is the best way to start the week

If you’ve ever been bored in front of an notebook, then chances are you’ve tried to make a flipbook animation at least once. By drawing a single frame on each page, maybe you attempted to animate something simple like a stick-figure running, or a flower growing. What you probably didn’t do was animate a playthrough of an entire Super Mario level — complete with powerups and enemies — like Twitter user @KisaragiHuae6 has done.

The animation shows the franchise’s debut World 1-1 level, which first appeared in Super Mario Bros for the NES in 1985. This level established the format for every 2D Mario game that would follow it, and the animation includes it all, from punching Question Mark Blocks, to collecting 1-Up Mushrooms, and stomping…

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