If you expected this much from balloon art as a norm, you'd probably make a few party-clowns feel pretty bad about themselves.

Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto crafts amazingly intricate balloon art, often modeled after popular characters in video games and manga. What's most impressive is that he uses no special adhesive or sealing device, and is still able to put together complicate and accurate recreations of his subject matter.

Here's a few standout examples for you to enjoy, you can check out more here.

By - grape Japan editorial staff.