The phantasmic Boo Diddleys would have given the Ghostbusters a run for their money, and certainly proved themselves worthy adversaries for Nintendo’s namesake mascot, Mario.
At times allies and in other instances formidable enemies, there’s no pinning down the Boo Diddleys, which naturally makes them ideal tattoo material.
Famous for their globular white forms and myriad of facial expressions, the Boo Diddleys embody the more mischievous side of danger and potential doom. Tongues wagging and jump-scare “BOO!”s at the ready, Mario’s pestering peers speak of their tattoo keeper’s own playful approach to life–and what lies beyond.
Floating above a bicep or jumping out from behind a shoulder blade, a Boo tattoo makes for the perfect kind of fright: the one followed by nostalgic laughter. No matter how or where you wear it, your Boo tattoo is sure to keep your own pesky bogeyman and real-life nuisances away.
Fun and just the right kind of ferocious, the Boo Diddleys are a reminder that ‘scary’ can be a joy unto itself, and well worth venturing into the dark for. The man who honors the Boos has no doubt earned his place among the unearthly elite, and is likewise sure to turn more than a few living heads as well with these top 40 best Mario ghost tattoo ideas below.