Toad is a humanoid mushroom character who is a member of the Toad species. He is known for being Princess Peach's loyal servant and constant companion. He is also Toadette's partner and supposed brother He made his debut in Super Mario Bros. for the NES in 1985 as one of Peach's kidnapped Mushroom Retainers. However, Toad became better renowned as a character in his playable role as a hero in Super Mario Bros. 2. He then went on to saving the entire Mushroom Kingdom with the help of Birdo and a fairy from Wario's greediness in Wario's Woods.
Toad also has made many recurrent appearances in the Mario spin-off and sports games. He is often seen to being a playable character in the Mario Kart and Mario Party series.