Japanese Prime Minister Became Super Mario At The Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony And It Was Amazing
THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
Emerging from one of the Mario universe’s infamous green warp pipes, the Japanese PM provided the climax to an augmented reality video teasing the 2020 Olympics, which will take place in Tokyo.
If this nod to one of the world’s best-loved video game characters was a hint of what’s to come – Tokyo 2020 could be pretty special indeed. We can’t wait.
Check out footage of the Japanese Prime Minister turning up in Rio dressed as Super Mario (this sentence feels so good to write) below:
As you might expect, everyone on Twitter went a bit nuts: