"It’s-a me, the DANGER!"
Mario (マリオ Mario), is a short Italian plumber who lives in the Mushroom Kingdom. In the ‘Super Mario Bros’ series, he uses his well-known jump and combat abilities to stop his arch-nemesis, Bowser from kidnapping Princess Peach and taking over the Mushroom Kingdom. Along with his brother Luigi, he has had other friends such as Yoshi and Toad. Previously known as Jumpman, and developed under the nickname Mr. Video, is the over-all face and mascot for Nintendo. He was created by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, and has appeared in over 200 games.