Here’s another example of the neo-retro art style that is downright delightful. Someone recreated a wide range of Nintendo characters with foldable paper cutouts. It is not overly surprising that a close variation of this style is used in Paper Mario. Kudos to 4colorrebellion for linking to this.
Check it out:
I think the paper models based on the Viewtiful Joe franchise are great as well. You can find them on the link below.http://www.cloverstudio.co.jp/gallery/paper/paper01.html