Captain Olimar is a well-known space captain from planet Hocotate. Although his species' name is unknown, there are more of them, residing on Hocotate. Captain Olimar has a wife and 2 Children, which he supports by working for Hocotate Frieght, a well-known delivery company. However, one day, when he was searching for a vacation spot, a meteorite struck his ship, and he crash landed on an unkown planet, called the Distant Planet. With help from the Pikmin that lived there, he was able to gather all the parts of his broken ship, and made it back home. He is also a good friend and partner of Louie.
In Smash Tactics, he appears as the hero for the Planet Hocotate team.
"Olimar" is realy a mixed up word of "mario" with an L