Orbot & Cubot
|Orbot & Cubot|
Orbot (top) and Cubot (bottom) in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
|First appearance||Sonic Unleashed (2008, Orbot as SA-55)|
Sonic Colors (2010, Orbot and Cubot)
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii) (2011, Super Mario-related media)
|Latest appearance||The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog (2023, Sonic the Hedgehog franchise)|
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (2019, Super Mario-related media)
Kirk Thornton (2010-present)
Mitsuo Iwata (Japanese; 2010-present)
Wally Wingert (2010-present)
Wataru Takagi (Japanese; 2010-present)
Orbot and Cubot are a pair of robots built by Dr. Eggman to serve him as his assistants. Their main jobs are assisting Dr. Eggman in his schemes for world domination and making sure the processes of his plans are carried out correctly. While they are both loyal to Dr. Eggman, they often complain about his orders and talk back to him. Orbot does not like him very much and usually points out his mistakes, much to Eggman's frustration, while Cubot is dim-witted, lazy, and tries to avoid work.
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games
In the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Orbot & Cubot appear as referees in several Events. The pair also performs a variety of roles in London Party mode, where they can appear as a ? mark effect and copy one of the player's existing stickers onto a blank space, as well as appearing to provide dialogue for Metal Sonic when he is spoken to during the mode. Orbot & Cubot are also both featured in the Orbot & Cubot Tag! minigame, in which they work against a team of four players to try and capture them in cages.
In the Nintendo 3DS version of the game, Orbot & Cubot appear as referees for Long Jump and Triple Jump, where Cubot indicates whether or not the player performed a foul by crossing the takeoff line, while Orbot will measure the distance achieved if the player performs a successful jump. In the Story Mode, The pair only appears in the Tricksters bonus episodes, where they assist Dr. Eggman in training Metal Sonic after a round of modifications by him. The pair is skeptical of Metal Sonic's performance, suggesting Dr. Eggman intentionally programmed him to lose to him. Dr. Eggman jokingly suggests the two should fight Metal Sonic instead, to Orbot's dismay and Cubot's enjoyment. Orbot & Cubot then assist Dr. Eggman in recruiting Waluigi and later Wario in order to test Metal Sonic. After acquiring the fog urn from Wario, Orbot & Cubot observe as Dr. Eggman successfully produces Phantasmal Fog with the urn. After being confused by the sudden appearance and disappearance of the Sonic imposter, Orbot & Cubot watch as Dr. Eggman explains the history of the urn and his plan to rule the world before they are chased away by him as he threatens to replace Cubot's voice chip. Badges of Orbot & Cubot can be obtained from the badge machine.
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
In Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Orbot & Cubot appear as hosts for the Action and Answer Tour.
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Orbot & Cubot are the hosts of the single player and multiplayer events in Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, respectively.
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Orbot & Cubot reappear in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as non-playable characters.
- Kirk Thornton (2010-present)
- Mitsuo Iwata (Japanese; 2010-present)
- Tony Marot (French; 2013-present)
- Massimo Di Benedetto (Italian; 2013-present)
- Romanus Fuhrmann (German; 2013-present)
- Albert Vilcan (Spanish; 2013-present)
- Wally Wingert (2010-present)
- Wataru Takagi (Japanese; 2010-present)
- Benjamin Pascal (French; 2013-present)
- Luca Sandri (Italian; 2013-present)
- Matthias Horn (German; 2013-present)
- Xadi Mouslemeni Mateu (Spanish; 2013-present)
| Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games - "Don't think about it." (Kirk Thornton; recycled from Sonic Colors)||File info|
| Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games - "Iffin' ya say so." (Wally Wingert; recycled from Sonic Colors)||File info|
Names in other languages
Ōbotto & Kyūbotto
|Orbot & Cubot|
|French||Orbot et Cubot||Orbot and Cubot|
|German||Orbot und Cubot||Orbot and Cubot|
|Italian||Orbot e Cubot||Orbot and Cubot|
|Spanish||Orbot y Cubot||Orbot and Cubot|