Today Super Mario fan @akfamilyhomeak shared some previously unseen concept artwork from the book. Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting artwork below:
Here’s concept art of Peach captured by Mario and a mammoth captured by Mario.
More early designs of Cappy:
Super Mario Bros. 2 / Doki Doki Panic style NPCs nearly made it into Tostarena.
Diddy Kong nearly became the face of Crazy Cap:
Nintendo played around with many ideas for the NPCs that live in New Donk City, from serious tall men wearing glasses to Chibi-like humans:
How the meat on Meat Plateau appeared:
Concept artwork for the Ruined Dragon boss. Look at the third image!
A Super Mario RPG 2 style Kingdom, which sadly didn’t make the cut.
And finally, some early key art for Super Mario Odyssey:
Purchase the Super Mario Odyssey artbook from Amazon Japan if you wanna take a look at more pictures!
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