The best Super Mario Bros. merch ahead of the movie release
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What more can be said about Mario that hasn’t already been said? He is small. He is italian. He’s a plumber. He has a twin brother (also a plumber) and he loves (and frequently rescues) a beautiful princess. Additionally, his arch-frenemies include a huge ape and some sort of dragon-turtle hybrid.
If you were unfamiliar with Mario when you clicked on this article, you are now caught up. But we bet you were; he is probably the most famous video game character in the world.
But did you know that you can actually play and interact with Mario outside of video games? You heard it here first, folks: Mario is also an action figure, LEGO guy, T-shirt, sandals, blanket, poster, wall decals, and more.
If you can dream it, they probably already put Mario’s face on it. In anticipation of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” which premieres April 7 and features Chris Pratt, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, and more, we’ve put together a list of 15 of our Mario products. favorites, from board games to Hot Wheels. Buy finds from Amazon, Target, and more, and go beyond just “playing” Mario. Welcome him into your life like the dear friend he is. Let’s go!
Play with Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Donkey Kong, Bowser, Toad and more with this set of 12 action figures, available on Amazon for just $70. Made with quality materials and compatible with Super Mario Bros. playsets. (featured later in this piece), this gang will be a huge hit with the Mario lover in your life.
LEGO Super Mario Bros. sets can be a bit confusing, so allow us to break it down for you. You start here, with this starter course, with the ability to add various expansion sets, including this Frozen World expansion, among others. Before you level up, though, you need to beat the first one, available here for just $48 at Walmart.
After completing the starter course above, we couldn’t resist adding this LEGO Super Mario Princess Peach Castle Expansion Set to our list. At $130, this set includes the castle, Bowser, Peach, Toadette, and other characters to play with.
Speaking of more characters, surprise yourself with this box of LEGO Super Mario Character Packs. Each $24 box has four mystery characters inside, including Birdo, a green toad and more.
Your child will feel like they can do a double jump in these Super Mario kids sandals, available on Amazon for just $23. In addition, they are a valuable educational tool: on the left, Luigi.
You’ve never seen Mario this big before. This talking and cuddly 12-inch Mario is the perfect gift for a collector or a child, as long as they love the little Italian plumber. With over 30 sound effects and five built-in songs, this “It’s-A-Me, Mario!” Mario Figure will always give you something to talk about.
Mario Kart and Hot Wheels seem like a match made in heaven. Grab this four-pack of race cars, featuring Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Rosalina, for just $24 from Target. Then you go shopping.
Trying to cut down on your kid’s screen time, but they still want to wake up to Mario every day? Try these wall decals from SchwartsCount, featuring Mario, Luigi and classic Super Mario Bros. environments.
Can you escape the Piranha Factory? Try your luck with this Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant Escape! board game from Epoch Games. Roll the dice, press the button and do your best not to wake up the Piranha Plant!
Soar through the (un)friendly skies with this Super Mario Bowser Airship playset, featuring a Mario action figure, available for just $30 at Target.
Looking for even more places to play with your Super Mario Bros. figures? ? See if you can complete the level on this Dungeon Advanced Playset, available on Amazon for just $22.
On your marks….get set….Kart! This Hot Wheels Bowser’s Castle track set comes with a Blue Yoshi racer and will provide hours of fun for the Mario Kart fanatics in your life.
Tired of explaining all the lore of Super Mario Bros. to people around you? Let your clothes do it for you with this Super Mario Bros. t-shirt. Character Guide, reduced to just $16 at Target.
Think you know everything about Mario? We guarantee you’ll learn something new in this “Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia.” : The Official Guide to the First 30 Years,” available for $30 on Amazon.
Take Mario wherever you go, with this Super Mario Bros Metal Straw water bottle from Paladone, available on Amazon for just $17. Sip, savor your time with Mario and save.
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