In addition to Final Fantasy Square Enix also has another number of popular video game series like Kingdom Hearts or Dragon Quest and lots of people have made origami models from these games.

First up are some Kingdom Hearts themed models starting with an origami version of the character Axel.

Origami Axel, Kingdom Hearts

Axel, Designed and Folded by Timothy Chang

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

There are also some origami heartless which are enemies in the Kingdom Hearts series.

Origami Heartless Shadow

Heartless Shadow, Folded by sea crab

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Heartless Shadow

Heartless Shadow, Designed by and Folded by Hubert Villeneuve

Crease pattern available from Sunburst2000’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Dragon Quest is another popular Square Enix series that people have developed origami from.

Origami Ghost

Ghost, Designed and Folded by Daniel Brown

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Dracky

Dracky, Folded by sea crab

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Dracky

Dracky, Designed and Folded by Daniel Brown

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Dracky and Slime

Dracky and Slime both Designed by Daniel Brown and Folded by Xu Daniel

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Dracky and Slime

Dracky and Slime both Designed and Folded by Hubert Villeneuve

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Culex is a secret boss character in one of my favourite games, Super Mario RPG.  Hubert Villeneuve designed an incredible Culex from just one sheet of paper.

Origami Culex

Culex, Designed and Folded by Hubert Villeneuve

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

You can’t have a series about video game themed origami without mentioning Nintendo.  Mario is probably the most famous video game character ever and of course there’s some Mario themed origami.

Origami Super Mushroom

Super Mushroom, Designed by Nahs and Folded by Eyal

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Jo Nakashima designed a series of origami people and made paper printouts that if you fold them you end up with Mario characters.

Origami Mario, Luigi and Peach

Luigi, Mario and Princess Peach Designed and Folded by Jo Nakashima

Video Instructions for Mario and Luigi available from Jo Nakashima’s YouTube Channel

Video instructions for Princess Peach available from Jo Nakashima’s YouTube Channel

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Toad

Toad, Designed and Folded by Jo Nakashima

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Juston has designed a great origami link from the Legend of Zelda series.

Origami Link

Link, Designed and Folded by Juston

Crease pattern available from Juston’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Link

Link, Designed by Juston and Folded by Juanfran Carrillo

Crease pattern available from Juston’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

This is a really cool model.  In The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask you have to stop the moon from crashing into the planet.   The moon has a giant creepy face and Morisue Kei designed a great origami moon.

Origami Majora's Mask Moon

Majora’s Mask Moon, Designed by Morisue Kei and Folded by Eyal R

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

And finally we have another really popular Nintendo character in origami form, Samus Aran from the Metroid series.

Origami Samus

Samus, Designed and Folded by Vincent Achard

Crease pattern available from Vincent Achard’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

That’s it for another episode of video game themed origami.  Next time we’ll cover League of Legends and DOTA 2 themed origami so be sure to check back again for that.