Legendary online game voice actor Charles Martinet — who has voiced Nintendo’s Mario, Luigi and different mushroom kingdom characters because the Nineties — is celebrating Mario Day in the very best manner.
For these not within the know, March 10 — or MAR10 for brief — is named Mario Day to followers of the Italian plumber. As such, there’s often a whole lot of celebrating happening, which to this point has included Nintendo placing a lot of video games on sale and asserting that Princess Peach could have her personal Lego set.
However Martinet made many followers smile on Twitter Thursday when he posed within the basic leaping pose of his online game character counter-part, full with a festive “Woohoo” hashtag and the signature line “Right here we goooooooo!!!!!”
Because the cherry on high of the Mushroom Kingdom cake, Martinet posted a follow-up tweet of himself decked out in full Mario regalia — full with signature mustache, overalls, white gloves, and sentient hat — thanks to at least one fan’s fast picture enhancing abilities.
Followers had been visibly overjoyed at Martinet’s timeless enthusiasm for the character.
“Thanks for bringing Mario to life,” one Twitter consumer wrote.
One other fan had nothing however the shiniest star for Martinet.
For a lot of online game followers, Martinet was an indelible a part of our childhoods.
Folks had been going fairly excessive with their cosplay homages, too.
Although some followers could have been greatly surprised by the truth that Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt could be voicing the Goomba-stomper when the Mario film hits theaters later this yr, don’t fear – Martinet can be a part of the forged, so it appears completely believable he might be some form of grandfatherly model of Mario.