Joe

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This article is about the recurring character from the WarioWare series. For other uses, see Joe (disambiguation).
Joe
Manager Joe Art - Game & Wario.png
Editor Joe, as he appears in Game & Wario
Species Dog
First appearance WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003)
Latest appearance WarioWare Gold (2018)
Latest portrayal Kyle Hebert (2018-present)
“I'm the manager of this joint! My name is Joe!”
Joe, WarioWare: Twisted!

Joe is a dog businessman from the WarioWare series and usually Mona's employer. Throughout the series, he owns a variety of businesses and changes his title depending on his current occupation.

History[edit]

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$![edit]

Gelato Joe next to Mona

In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!, Joe owns the Gelateria as Gelato Joe and works alongside Mona. In Mona's story, he is the first to arrive at the Gelateria. He brings out the gelato sculpture and opens the restaurant. When Mona barely reaches the Gelateria in time, Joe congratulates her with some confetti.

WarioWare: Twisted![edit]

Pizza Joe flying in

In WarioWare: Twisted!, he goes by Pizza Joe and now runs Mona Pizza. When Mona is attacked by The Dinosaurs while delivering pizza, Joe flies in on a plane and places Mona's elephant, pig, and monkey onto her head.

WarioWare: Touched![edit]

Pizza Joe as he appears in WarioWare: Touched!'s secret Mona Pizza souvenir

In WarioWare: Touched!, Pizza Joe makes a minor appearance in the Mona Pizza souvenir.

WarioWare: Smooth Moves[edit]

Ken and Joe commentating on the game

In WarioWare: Smooth Moves, he goes by Manager Joe and is in Mona's story as usual, this time along with Ken the Reporter as an announcer of the Diamond City Roughs match against The Dinosaurs. Joe later appears working at a dumpling stand with Mona and her animals in Young Cricket and Master Mantis' story. The Japanese website for Smooth Moves shows that he is also the curator of the Temple of Form and the original owner of the entire area where it is located.[1]

WarioWare: D.I.Y[edit]

According to the D.I.Y. Forums in WarioWare: D.I.Y., Manager Joe runs Diamond Software, the company that provides the game's pre-made microgames and was created when Wario's staff left WarioWare, Inc. Also in WarioWare: D.I.Y., Manager Joe can be seen in the beginning of Mona's stage as the cameraman.

Game & Wario[edit]

Editor Joe is featured extensively in Shutter, Mona's minigame in Game & Wario. He is the editor of the Diamond City Times newspaper and asks Mona to catch suspects on camera, giving the player instructions and evaluating the photographs sent to him.

WarioWare Gold[edit]

Joe as he appears in WarioWare Gold

Joe appears during Mona's story in WarioWare Gold as the owner of Joe's Clothes, where he helps Mona choose an outfit for a party she is hosting. After finding the outfit she wants, Mona invites Joe to the party, before leaving on her scooter in a rush before Joe can help her decide what he should wear. He is later seen in the first stage of the Ultra League, as the owner of his own night club, Club Joe. He was about to close the club early as it is not full of patrons before Mona, along with Jimmy T., Dr. Crygor, Penny, Kat and Ana, Mike, Fronk, and Young Cricket and Master Mantis help him fill the club with patrons.

Profiles[edit]

Game & Wario character card[edit]

-The boss at Mona's part-time jobs
-Always changing occupations
-Huge fan of singer Sal Out

WarioWare Gold character card[edit]

  • Rank CFor an easygoing dog, Joe's pretty ambitious. He runs a boutique, a disco, and even more shops.
  • Rank BEach time shoppers get their fashions at Joe's Clothes, they earn points for his homemade hamburgers.
  • Rank AThose who dance until the morning hours at Club Joe will get a free breakfast, courtesy of Joe!

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ジェラートや てんちょう ジョー (WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!)
Jerātoya Tenchō Jō
モンピザてんちょう ジョー (WarioWare: Twisted! and WarioWare: Touched!)
Monapizatenchō Jō
ジョー店長[2] (WarioWare: Smooth Moves)
Jō-tenchō
ジョー (Game & Wario and WarioWare Gold)
Gelateria Manager Joe

Mona Pizza Manager Joe

Manager Joe

Joe
Spanish Joe Joe
French Joe le gérant Joe the manager
Italian Joe Gelato (WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!)
Manager Joe (WarioWare: Smooth Moves)
Gelato Joe
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Chinese 乔 (WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!)
Qiáo
Joe

References[edit]

  1. ^ Introduction to the Temple of Form at the official Japanese WarioWare: Smooth Moves website. "元々、この一帯の土地を所有しておりました私は、ダイアモンドシティの貴重な資産を市民のみなさまにひろく正しく理解していただそうと思い、このたび作法殿の一部を公開し展示することにいたしました。" ("I, the original owner of the entirety of this area, think all citizens definitely should understand about Diamond City’s valuable assets, and this time I opened one portion of the Temple of Form to the public for exhibitions.") Nintendo. Retrieved April 03, 2018.
  2. ^ Japanese WarioWare: Smooth Moves character blog. Nintendo. Retrieved July 2, 2015.