It's-a me, Mario!
This is how I'm celebrating Halloween, by dressing up as one of my favorite video game characters. And I've got a Fire Flower ready to fight anyone dressed as Bowser!
I'd use a star, but the sparkles I leave behind while invincible might make people think I'm a Twilight character, and I'd be pursued by rabid fangirls.
"The only time a character is ever allowed to sparkle in sunlight is if they grabbed a Super Star from the Mario games!" -my signature.
This is not a cosplay! I lack the funding and skills to actually make the costume. I'm saving that for another few years. I picked this up at a Halloween Express, where they also had Luigi, Toad, and Yoshi. Maybe someday I'll cosplay as my favorite plumber.
Mario property of Nintendo.