This fifth-grader made a cardboard Nintendo Switch when his mom wouldn't buy him one

Screengrab via Ama-chan/Twitter

Clever kid crafted a cardboard Nintendo Switch after his mom wouldn’t buy a real one

Kid’s got skills.

 

Audrey Browning

Internet Culture

Published Mar 29, 2017   Updated May 24, 2021, 7:15 pm CDT

A Japanese fifth-grader protested his mom’s refusal to purchase a new gadget in possibly the coolest way possible.

The kid brother of Twitter user Ama-chan crafted a detailed, life-size Nintendo Switch when his mom said she wasn’t going to buy him a real one. His cardboard portrayal’s interchangeable hardware functions exactly like the real one’s.

https://twitter.com/fraise_ama/status/846546754539479040

Ama-chan says her little brother dreams of being a video game creator one day, so the kid’s on the right path. Nintendo may have a future developer—or a tech rival—on its hands.

H/T Kotaku

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*First Published: Mar 29, 2017, 10:54 am CDT