List of fonts

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This is a list of fonts used in games and related media within the Mario franchise.

First Mario font[edit]

The first Mario font is an uneven sans serif typeface designed by Nintendo in 1996. It is used for the interface in Mario games from Super Mario 64 to Mario Sports Mix before the second Mario font appeared in Super Mario 3D Land. After that, the first Mario font was still used through the Nintendo 3DS version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Second Mario font[edit]

The current Super Mario logo introduced in Super Mario 3D Land uses the second Mario font.

The second Mario font is an uneven sans serif typeface designed by Nintendo in 2011. It is used for the interface in Mario games since Super Mario 3D Land.

Gallery[edit]

Super Mario Maker font[edit]

Super Mario Maker logo uses the Super Mario Maker font.

The Super Mario Maker font is a geometric sans serif typeface designed by Nintendo in 2015 and 2019, with the lowercase typeface designed on the latter date. It is used for the interface in Super Mario Maker and Super Mario Maker 2, with the lowercase typeface used in the latter game.

Ad Lib[edit]

Ad Lib used in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Ad Lib is an uneven sans serif typeface from American Type Founders. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Anito[edit]

Anito (アニト) is a rounded sans serif typeface from Type Labo. It is used for the interface in Super Mario Maker.

Chiaro[edit]

Chiaro (キアロ) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is used for controller setting texts in Luigi's Mansion.

DF UD Gothic[edit]

DF UD Gothic (DF UDゴシック体) is a Universal Design sans serif typeface from Dynacomware. It is used for the interface in Super Mario Maker 2 for the Japanese language.

Handel Gothic[edit]

Handel Gothic is a sans serif typeface originally from FotoStar. Handel Gothic with a straight leg on "R", a straight lower leg on "k", and a double-v "w", modified with a short line on the top left of the "1", is used for the interface in Luigi's Mansion 3 for Western languages.

Humming[edit]

Humming (ハミング) is a rounded sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team.

Kyo Geki[edit]

Kyo Geki (京劇体) is an uneven sans serif typeface from Dynacomware. It is used for the interface in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for kana and kanji.

Mario Party Textbox[edit]

Mario Party Textbox is used for the interface in the English version of Mario Party.

Mario Party Textbox FR/DE[edit]

Mario Party Textbox FR/DE is used for the interface in the French and German versions of Mario Party.

Mario Party 2/3 Textbox[edit]

Mario Party 2/3 Textbox is, as the name implies, used for the interface in Western versions of Mario Party 2 and 3.

Mario Party 4-7 Textbox[edit]

Mario Party 4-7 Textbox is, as the name implies, used for the interface in Western versions of Mario Party 4, 5, 6, and 7, as well as Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix and the European version of Mario Party 8.

Mario Party Hudson[edit]

Mario Party Hudson is used for large text in all Hudson Soft-developed Mario Party installments.

Mystery[edit]

Mystery (ミステリ) is an uneven serif typeface from Fontworks. It is based on Matisse (マティス), a serif typeface also from Fontworks. It is used for the location name HUD in Luigi's Mansion.

Neo Sans[edit]

Neo Sans is a sans serif typeface from Monotype. It is used for the interface in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 for Western languages.

New Rodin[edit]

New Rodin (ニューロダン) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. Its Latin characters are similar to Eurostile. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Pop Fury[edit]

Pop Fury used for the controller setting label and the letters labeling the controller buttons in Luigi's Mansion

Pop Fury (Popフューリ) is a Point of Purchase typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the controller setting label and the letters labeling the controller buttons in Luigi's Mansion.

Pop Happiness[edit]

Pop Happiness (Popハッピネス) is a Point of Purchase typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Additionally, in Mario Tennis for the Nintendo 64, it is used on the court selection screen when listing ball speed/bounce.

Pop Joy[edit]

Pop Joy (Popジョイ) is a rounded Point of Purchase typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in the Paper Mario games for Western languages since Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, as well as Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour.

POP Mix[edit]

POP Mix (POPミックス) is a Point of Purchase typeface from Dynacomware. It is used for the interface in Luigi's Mansion 3 for the Japanese language.

RocknRoll[edit]

RocknRoll (ロックンロール) is a Point of Purchase typeface from Fontworks. It is based on Rodin. It is used for the interface in Mario Party 10 for Western languages.

Rodin Maria[edit]

Rodin Maria (ロダンマリア) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is Rodin with Maria kana. It is used for the interface in the following games:

  • Super Mario Sunshine (Japanese language)
  • Super Mario Galaxy (Japanese language)
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Japanese language)
  • Mario Party 10 (Japanese language)

Rodin NTLG[edit]

Rodin NTLG (ロダンNTLG) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is Rodin with New Type Labo Gothic kana. The kana stroke ends are horizontal or vertical. Rodin NTLG is the system font on Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Rodin Wanpaku[edit]

Rodin Wanpaku (ロダンわんぱく) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is Rodin with New Wanpaku Gothic kana. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Rowdy Std[edit]

Rowdy Std (ロウディ) is a sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is based on Rodin. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Seurat[edit]

Seurat (スーラ) is a rounded sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in the following games:

Seurat Capie[edit]

Seurat Capie (スーラキャピー) is a rounded sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is Seurat with Capie kana. It is used for the interface in the following games:

  • Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door (Japanese language)
  • Super Paper Mario (Japanese language)

Slump[edit]

Slump (スランプ) is a rounded sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is based on Seurat. It is used for subtitles in Super Mario Sunshine.

So Gei[edit]

So Gei (綜藝体) is a sans serif typeface from Dynacomware. It is used for the interface in the following games:

  • Super Mario Maker (Japanese language)
  • Super Mario Maker 2 (Japanese language)
  • Luigi's Mansion 3 (Japanese language)

TheSans[edit]

TheSans is a sans serif typeface from LucasFonts, designed by Lucas de Groot. A version of this typeface, TheSans Rio 2016, is used for the interface in the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for Western languages.

UD Kakugo[edit]

UD Kakugo (UD角ゴ) is a Universal Design sans serif typeface from Fontworks. Its Latin characters are classified as humanist. It is used for the interface in Super Mario Maker 2 for Western languages.

UD Marugo[edit]

UD Marugo (UD丸ゴ) is a Universal Design rounded sans serif typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in Super Mario Party for Western languages.

UD Shin Go[edit]

UD Shin Go (UD新ゴ) is a Universal Design sans serif typeface from Morisawa. Its Latin characters and numerals come from ClearTone SG, a humanist sans serif typeface also from Morisawa, with slight modifications, particularly in the letter "J". In UD Shin Go, "J" sits on the baseline; while in ClearTone SG, "J" descends below the baseline. UD Shin Go modified with a single story "g" from Latin small letter script g is the system font on Nintendo Switch. The unmodified UD Shin Go with a double story "g" is used for the interface in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Yuruka[edit]

Yuruka used in Yoshi's Crafted World

Yuruka (ユールカ) is a Point of Purchase typeface from Fontworks. It is used for the interface in Yoshi's Crafted World.