Toad

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Toad
DeveloperShigeru Miyamoto
PublisherAs noted below
SystemsAs noted below
Released1985-present (video games)
Added to
museum
As noted below

Toad is a character, and species, that is part of a multimedia series consisting of video games, films, television shows, comics, and music. Toad is known as Kinopio (キノピオ) in Japan.

He first appears in the Super Mario series. They feature the Mushroom Kingdom's Toad species, also known as mushroom retainers. In some games in this series, Toads are playable characters.

Members of the toad species are also playable characters in some games of the Mario Kart series, in some games of the Mario sports series, and in some games of the Super Smash Bros. series.

Fictional character biographies

Toads, members of a species native to the Mushroom Kingdom, keep Princess Peach safe while also searching for treasure.

Video games featuring Toads

Title Developer System Release Added to museum Notes
Wario's Woods Nintendo R&D1 NES 1994 January 20, 2003 A puzzle game.
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Nintendo EAD, Nintendo STC Wii U, 3DS, Switch 2014 Not yet A puzzle game.