Paper Mario: Color Splash
is the paper form of
that is the main protagonist and playable character of the
series, a spinoff of the
franchise. Paper Mario is usually on a quest which typically involves rescuing
Paper Mario appears in six canon games:
for the Paper Mario Nintendo 64, for the Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door GameCube, for the Super Paper Mario Wii, and Paper Mario: Sticker Star for the Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Nintendo 3DS, and for the Paper Mario: Color Splash Wii U.
Paper Mario makes a quick cameo in the Nintendo Wii game
Kolorado's Kwest. He is seen only quickly eating a meal with Princess Peach in the castle.
Paper Mario appears as one of the playable characters in
Super Mario MHL: Series 2 as one of the only two paper characters along with Kolorado.
Paper Mario appears as a hidden fighter in
Super Smash Bros. Duel. he can be unlocked by playing 1040 duels, or by using Mario 20 times in duels.
There is an Paper Mushroom powerup in
New Super Mario Bros: The Underground that turns the characters into Paper, and they look like characters from the Paper Mario series. Paper Mario himself is also playable.
Paper Luigi: The Thousand-Year Compass, Luigi will occasionally come across Mario (in paper form) while he is in Rogueport. Talking to his partners will let you hear of what he's been up to.
Mario is helping
Proffessor Discuv R. to find the lost city of Papyrusa, along with Goombecky, Booloon and more. Mario meets lots of new characters including, a very special Star Sprite.
Mario remains the protagonist of the series, returning to Flipside to face a new threat.
Paper Mario in a Koopa Clown Car