The elder Mario brother and the hero of the Mushroom Kingdom; unfortunately, he's off in unfamiliar territory. Peach has abandoned her life as princess and left her kingdom, and it's up to Mario and his brother to track her down and fix things. His quest to find Peach will lead him all across the world, solving trials and dangers in many new foreign lands.
Former princess of the Mushroom Kingdom, something has spurred her to abandon her kingdom and begin travelling the world, leaving nary a trace. Bowser claims he isn't behind it this time, and her motives are completely unknown. It's up to the Mario Bros. and the allies they find along the way to find her... But what if she doesn't want to be found?
The younger Mario brother, clad in green and a cowardly yet loving hero. Valiantly joining Mario in this quest to find the princess and bring her home, he often travels apart from his brother, having a few stranger adventures. Nothing the great Luigi can't handle... right?
Koopa king and dedicated arch nemesis of the Mario brothers, he's immediately considered responsible for Peach's disappearance. When it's determined that he is not, in fact, responsible, he goes on his own journey to find Peach, and this journey may bring him to blows with the Bros. on multiple occasions.
Princess and head miko of the Hana Kingdom, Lotus doesn't seem to be fully human, given her small horns and electrical aura. Despite her intimidating prescense, she is a kind soul who uses her power to keep her kingdom running... quite literally, given the electric qualities. She works with Mario to recover the Energy Blossoms stolen by the mysterious force ravaging her kingdom.
A spider-like woman pursuing Mario and Lotus, determined to prevent them from finding Princess Peach. She is highly cunning and manipulative, using occult magics and advanced technology to achieve her ends... whatever they may be. Jigea is the primary antagonist of the Super Mario Powers series.