V.1 Mario wears his blue overalls and red shirt. He carries a small golden coin. His face is flesh-coloured, and his hair is brown. He wears a red cap on his head.
V.2 Mario wears his blue overalls and red shirt. He wears boots, also. His hair is brown, and his skin is flesh-coloured. He carries a small golden coin. His torso is custom-printed and made. His hat is red with an M on it.
Mario (Japanese: マリオ, Mario) is the eponymous main character and protagonist of the long-running and highly successful Mario series. He was created by Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto and also serves as the main mascot of Nintendo. Mario made his first appearance as the protagonist of the arcade game Donkey Kong, released in 1981. Since Super Mario Bros., his trademark abilities have been his jumping and stomping powers, with which he defeats most of his enemies, and his ability to change size and gain powers with a plethora of items, such as the Super Mushroom and Fire Flower. Games have always portrayed Mario as a silent character without a distinct personality. According to Nintendo's philosophy, this allows Mario to fit in many different genres and roles. In most games, he is the hero that goes on an adventure to save Princess Peach from the evil Bowser, but he has been shown doing other activities besides adventuring, such as racing and sporting.