It would probably be rather cool to obtain the abilities or some specific traits of the things we eat. Well, in the Kirby video game series, the protagonist by the same name can actually do this.
However, Kirby does have the option to either spit what he just ingested or inhaled, get the properties or skills of the item or enemy, or even change his appearance. the game was first released in 1992 and it became really popular. The popularity of the game made Kirby the star of his own manga and anime series. Of course, many game installments have also been released.
In this "Kirby Star Allies" video game up to 3 players can join the quest of saving Kirby's planet. While the enemies are stronger than ever, Kirby's own abilities have also been improved. For instance, he can throw Heart Charms at the enemy, turning the latter into a friend. Other skills are related to the elements:
This is very useful to know because some enemies are defeated easier with certain skills and attacks than with others.