This page is on the character. For the transformation, see here.

Tanooki Mario is a character that appears in Mario Kart 8. Tanooki Mario will be released as part of a DLC package in November of 2014.


Not much else is known about Tanooki Mario except that, being a form of Mario, he may be in the middleweight class.


  • Tanooki Mario, along with Cat Peach will be the second characters that are power-ups that appears as separate characters in the Mario Kart series. The first is Metal Mario.
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