Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her . He first appeared in the classic game, Super Mario Bros . after being kidnapped by Bowser and his minions . Since then he has been a reappearing character in the Mario Bros . series as a playable character in the New Super Mario Bros . series, Super Mario 3D World, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Super Mario Run, and many other games . He also appears as playable character in many Mario-spinoff games including the Mario Kart series, Mario Party games, Mario and Sonic Olympic Games, Mario Sports Games, and many more .
He even appears in the Super Smash Bros . Franchise as an attack assistant to Princess Peach in her down special . He is not a playable character in that series, however .
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