"The Princess was captured by Master Mario, uh, I mean someone else!"
― Toadsworth, Super Mario Sunshine]

Toadsworth (キノじい, Kinojii in Japanese), voiced by the late Ichiro Nagai in Japanese version and Scott Burns in English version, is a recurring character in the Mario series, commonly known for his affinity of priceless gems and jewels and orbs and rare/unique artifacts. He is an elderly Toad and Princess Peach's longtime steward, first appearing in Super Mario Sunshine, where he comes along with Princess Peach and Mario to Isle Delfino. He is always worried about the princess and takes care of the Toads. It's pretty clear Toadsworth replaced the Chancellor from Super Mario RPG.


Toadsworth is a very elderly Toad. He is very protective of the Toads and is very kind (except when the Toads are in danger). Also, Toadsworth is shown to care very deeply for Princess Peach and protects her as she is his own very own daughter. Whenever Peach is captured (which, given Bowser's track record, happens a lot), Toadsworth gets very upset and usually blames himself or Mario and Luigi for not protecting her at the time.


Super Mario Sunshine

Toadsworth makes his first appearance in Super Mario Sunshine where he accompanied Mario, Princess Peach, and a bunch of Toads to Isle Delfino for a vacation. At first he simply accompanies the Princess around the island. After she is kidnapped by Shadow Mario, he can be found fretting and worrying in various locations. After she is rescued he returned with the rest of the vacationers to the Mushroom Kingdom.

New Super Mario Bros.

Toadsworth replaces Toad as the host of Toad Houses in New Super Mario Bros.. He can give out items to Mario or Luigi if they complete his mini-games.

Other Appearances

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

Toadsworth makes a cameo in Mario Kart: Double Dash!! whenever a player wins a cup; he drives the Parade Kart that takes them to their Trophy.

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

In Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Toadsworth makes a brief appearance in the beginning of the game where he presents Mario and Luigi with a Suitcase. Later he comes to the Beanbean Kingdom himself (along with Princess Peach). After a while, he spends his time with Peach in the Mushroom Embassy.

Mario Power Tennis

Toadsworth makes another cameo appearance as the referee in Mario Power Tennis.

Mario Baseball series

Toadsworth is a playable character in both Mario Superstar Baseball and its sequel, Mario Super Sluggers. He is on Peach's team.                                                   .

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Toadsworth accompanies Princess Peach on her trip to Rogueport during Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. He keeps Princess Peach very close to him, but ends up losing her. When Mario comes to Rogueport he meets a frantic Toadsworth who is incredibly worried about the missing Princess. Mario assures Toadsworth that he will save her, and Toadsworth spends the remainder of the game in Rogueport's Inn.

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

The younger Toadsworth.

In Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time, he is with Mario and Luigi when Princess Peach takes an experimental trip back in time with Professor E. Gadd's time machine, and is paranoid that something terrible will happen. His fears later become justified, as when the time machine returns a Shroob is in it. Before that, however, he promptly faints, and requires a Refreshroom to revive him. He is still confused when he wakes up and accidentally pushes Mario and Luigi into a time hole. He later teams up with his younger self to teach the Bros. new moves and keep Baby Peach entertained while she stays in the future. He is last seen in the game when he, Mario, Luigi and Peach bid his younger self and the babies goodbye who are going back to their time.

Mario Party 7

Toadsworth appears in Mario Party 7 as the main host of the boards.


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