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Originally a carpenter named Jumpman, this Italian plumber has gone on to become the most recognizable video game character of them all, starring in a veritable pantheon of titles like kart racing and sports. He has been voiced by Charles Martinet for nearly 20 years.
Luigi is Mario's brother. He began as a simple palette swap of Mario, but was later differentiated. In his later forays, he provides comic relief.
Princess Peach Toadstool is usually the damsel in distress from the Mario franchise. She gets kidnapped frequently by Bowser, though she's not averse to being captured by various other villains from time to time.
Naruto Uzumaki is the main protagonist in the popular manga and anime series Naruto. He is a cheerful, hyperactive, strong-willed, and occasionally simple-minded young shinobi from the village of Konoha (or Leaf Village).
The Toad is a member of the Toad species. He is a loyal attendant of Princess Peach and often assists Mario on his journeys in a variety of ways.
Bowser is one of the most iconic villains in gaming. His role as the main antagonist in the Mario franchise has cemented this King of Koopas' status in video game history.
Yoshi is a recurring character in the Mario franchise and has since gone on to star in his own games.
The Original Donkey Kong made his debut in the game of the same name, where he tossed barrels at his nemesis Mario. His grandson, Donkey Kong Jr., went on to create a legacy of his own in games such as Donkey Kong Country and Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze.
After being bitten by a radioactive spider during a science exhibit unrelated to school, timid teenager Peter Parker becomes the Amazing Spider-Man. Armed with the ability to climb walls and enhanced strength, Spider-Man uses his powers to fight evil and protect the innocent.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants does! A young and cheery sea sponge friends with a sea star, squid, crab, pet snail, and an underwater talking squirrel who wears a space suit for oxygen.
Spongebob Squarepants' best friend. Lives in a rock next to Squidward and hobbies include, Sleeping, Eating, Sleeping. In that order. Patrick has been known to have night terrors involving spiders. Also, despite being a home owner, Patrick has no full time job or source of income.
Wario is Mario's rival and doppelganger; a crude garlic-loving brute with an obsession with treasure. Wario's name is a portmanteau of the word "warui" ('bad' in Japanese) "Mario".
Naruto's rival, but also closest friend. He's an integral character in the Naruto world. He is Itachi Uchiha's younger brother. He is also a former member of Team 7. After defeating Itachi, he loses Orochimaru's curse mark and is told the truth of the Uchiha's destruction and of Itachi's secret life by Tobi.
Lakitu has appeared in a variety of Mario games; from Super Mario Bros on the NES right up to Mario Kart 7. He is responsible for dropping Spinies onto the levels below, holding up signs and his very own start signal from all nine Mario Kart games.
Jigglypuff is a Pokemon that is able to sing others to sleep.
David Beckham is a retired English professional footballer.
Originates from Texas. Moved into a dome underwater to study underwater wildlife in Bikini Bottom. Enjoys karate, sports and weight lifting.
A Portuguese professional soccer player who plays as a forward.
Sakura Haruno is a kunoichi from Hidden Leaf Village. She is member of Team 7 along with Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and their team leader Kakashi Hatake. A ninja with uncanny chakra control and healing abilities. Sakura has quite a temper, and once angry her true power unleashes. Sakura is also one of Lady Tsunade's students.
An English professional soccer coach and former player who played as a centre-back.
Also known as Squidward Tennisballs (or Squidward Tortellini), he is the annoyed neighbor of SpongeBob and Patrick. He is seems to only find happiness playing his clarinet.
Kakashi Hatake is one of the higher level Ninjas in the hiddenleaf village. He is the teacher (sensei) of Uzumaki Naruto, Haruno Sakura and Uchiha Sasuke. His teacher was the fourth hokage, Minato Namikaze and his teammates were Obito Uchiha and Rin Nohara. His rival is Might Guy. His father is the white fang of the leaf. His one and only original technique is Raikiri (lightning blade).
A French professional soccer manager and retired player who played as a forward.
A Czech former professional soccer player who played as a goalkeeper.
Wolverine is a Marvel Comics character that goes by "Logan" as his civilian identity. He is a mutant best known for his incredible regeneration ability, berserker rage, and the six retractable claws housed in his forearms. His whole entire skeleton and claws are made of the virtually indestructible metal Adamantium.
An Ivorian soccer player who plays as a striker and winger.
An Ivorian retired professional soccer player who played as a striker.
An English professional soccer manager and former player.
A Nigerian professional soccer player who plays as a defensive midfielder.
A two-year old hitman, who teaches Tsuna.
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