Wario (series)

video game franchise

The Wario series is a series of games that star Wario and a spin-off of the Mario series. It started out with Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3, and has grown to have its new spin-off series with WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!


  • Wario - the main character in the games who often tries to get more money. Even though he's very greedy, he's helped a lot of people out, mostly because of a reward. In the WarioWare series, Wario owns his own video game company.

Wario Land




WarioWare adds many new characters who are employees of Wario's company, WarioWare.

  • Mona - A young girl who, while working for WarioWare, also does other jobs like delivering pizza, serving ice cream, cheerleading, and being a pop star. She rides on a vespa scooter and has a monkey, a pig, and an elephant to help her.
  • Jimmy T. - A dancer who's a fan of disco. He has a cell phone that he likes to play games on when he's not dancing. He has a blue afro, but it is also green and pink in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! He has four relatives - his parents are named Papa T. and Mama T., and he has a brother and sister named James T. and Jamie T. He also has a look-alike called Jimmy P.
  • Dr. Crygor - A scientist who helps Wario out often and makes inventions for him to use.
  • 9-Volt and 18-Volt - 9-Volt and 18-Volt are two video game players in grade school.
  • 5-Volt - 5-Volt is 9-Volt's mother.
  • Kat & Ana - Two ninja kindergarteners who fight evil.
  • Orbulon - A very smart alien who crash lands on Earth, and often gets into trouble in space.
  • Dribble and Spitz - A dog and a cat who also work as taxi drivers.
  • Ashley - A young witch who casts spells and makes potions. She has a friend and pet called Red, a tiny demon.
  • Mike - A robot made by Dr. Crygor. He uses a microphone.
  • Penny Crygor - Dr. Crygor's daughter. She's also very smart.
  • Young Cricket and Master Mantis - A student and his master. They practice martial arts.
  • Wario-Man - Wario's super-hero form. Wario can become him in more than one way, but one way is that he eats bad garlic.

Appearances in the Super Smash Bros. series


The series' first appearance in the Super Smash Bros. series was in Super Smash Bros. Melee, but it was only as a collectible trophy. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Wario is a playable character, and can be in both his biker outfit from WarioWare or his plumber outfit from Wario Land. There is also a level based on WarioWare, collectible trophies and stickers from his series, and music from the WarioWare series.