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Paper Mario “Folded Kinopio” Videos

Nintendo have released three “Folded Kinopio” videos for Paper Mario: The Origami King with Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here! Also – look out for Paper Mario joining Toad Town this upcoming weekend!

July 30, 2020

Mario Kart Tour Adds Captain Toad!

The Exploration Tour is now live in the Mario Kart Tour game for smart devices and has added Captain Toad to the first pipe as well as the Clanky Kart and the Treasure Map glider! The second pipe will also add Explorer Toadette! Check out the Tour Trailer here.

July 15, 2020

Jump Rope Challenge Adds Toad Costume!

Nintendo have updated the free Jump Rope Challenge game on Nintendo Switch to Version 1.1.0 adding free costumes for Mario, Luigi, Peach, Bowser, Toad, Wario, Link, Samus, Isabelle, Inkling (girl), Inkling (boy), and Arcade Bunny from Nintendo Badge Arcade!

July 2, 2020

Toad’s Treasure Hunt LEGO Set Announced

Nintendo and The LEGO Group have announced a Toad’s Treasure Hunt Expansion Set as part of its LEGO Super Mario product range along with a number of other Expansion Sets, Character Packs, and Power-Up Packs. The full press release, product list, pricing, and trailer is available here.

June 16, 2020

Mini Toad Added to Toad Town

Another new game series with Mario vs. Donkey Kong added to Toad Town on the front page. The next couple of entries are also paid for and are from the Paper Mario series. I’m currently looking for donations for other series (Super Mario RPG anyone?!).

June 14, 2020

Super Mario Run Adds Toad & Toadette Event

This weekend in Super Mario Run, Toad and Toadette take the spotlight! The items you can get from Remix 10′s Super Bonus Game will all be related to these two. Appearance Rates are: Toad Topiary – 20%, Toadette Topiary – 20%, 8-bit Toad Statue – 20%, Toad Statue – 12%, Toadette Statue – 12%, and Gold Toad Statue – 8%.

June 13, 2020

New Origami King Toads Named

In a new overview trailer for Paper Mario: The Origami King, Nintendo confirm that the professor of ancient history pictured above is called Professor Toad (Archaeologist Kinopio in Japan!). Another new Toad is called Captain Pio (no English name at present) who owns the in-game submarine! The Japanese name for the Toad dojo from the first trailer is also called Ninja Yashiki!

June 12, 2020

Jammin’ Toad Added to Toad Town

The third Toad added to the Toad Town website in May is Jammin’ Toad from the Super Mario Run and Super Mario Odyssey games! Look out for another Toad very soon! You can help support future Toads by buying me a coffee!

May 23, 2020

Mario Kart Tour Adds Toad Time Trial

With the Jungle Tour beginning today in Mario Kart Tour, the Time Trial in the Donkey Kong Cup sees Toad as the driver! Complete the course in 1:20.00 to earn one star, 1:05.00 to earn two, and 0:55.00 to earn the maximum three stars!

May 20, 2020

Mummy-Me Added to Toad Town

I wanted a bad guy to be the 13th entry on the Toad Town website, so who better than Mummy-Me?! There are several more Toads planned for 2020 so look out for them soon including an entry to celebrate the recent announcement for The Origami King!

May 17, 2020

Paper Mario: The Origami King Announced!

Nintendo have announced an all new Paper Mario game with an origami twist! Paper Mario: The Origami King comes to Nintendo Switch worldwide on July 17 and includes Toad! Check out the official website for more details including a gameplay trailer!

May 14, 2020

The Toad Town Shop is Now Open!

We’ve opened ups the Toad Town shop which is a selection of Toad plushies, amiibo, and the Captain Toad : Treasure Tracker game available via our Amazon Japan affiliate links and giving us a small portion of each sale to help support more Toads on this site!

May 10, 2020

Mario Themed Card Decks in Clubhouse Games

Nintendo have announced that there will be Mario themed card decks in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics featuring some of your favourite characters from the Mushroom Kingdom (including Toad!) for use in Texas Hold’em, Matching, Speed, and more.

May 4, 2020

Mario Kart Toad Entry Added to Toad Town

The first new entry on the Toad Town website, and the last artwork from 2019, is now live, with Mario Kart Toad. The first artworks for 2020 have been commissioned, so look out for more Toads in the coming weeks, including the first from the Paper Mario series!

May 2, 2020

Mario Tennis Aces Adds Toad & Toadette Tennis Outfits

The May Online Tournament rewards for Mario Tennis Aces are the pictured Toad and Toadette Tennis Outfits for 500 and 1,000 Participation Points respectively. There’s also coloured Yoshis (Orange, Pink, and Light-Blue) available in the Yoshi’s Ring Shot Co-op Challenge. 

May 1, 2020

Mario Kart Tour Adds Builder Toad

After Builder Mario was added to the first pipe during the Mario Kart Tour Trick Tour; Builder Toad has been added to the second pipe, along with the Clanky Kart and Starchute glider. Builder Toad’s special item is the Bob-omb Cannon which automatically launches a volley of Bob-ombs.

April 29, 2020