Manager Joe

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Manager Joe
Manager Joe Art - Game & Wario.png
Manager Joe, as he appears in Game & Wario
Full name Joe
Species Dog
First appearance WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003)
Latest appearance Game & Wario (2013)

“I'm the manager of this joint! My name is Joe!”
Manager Joe, WarioWare: Twisted!

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

Manager Joe is a dog businessman from the WarioWare series and Mona's employer. He originally owned the Gelateria as Gelato Joe, but would later replace it with Mona Pizza, which he ran under the name Pizza Joe.

Manager Joe makes a minor appearance in the Mona Pizza souvenir in WarioWare: Touched!

In WarioWare: Smooth Moves, Manager Joe 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]

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.

Joe is featured more extensively in Shutter, Mona's minigame in Game & Wario, going by the title of Editor Joe. 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.

Game & Wario character card[edit]

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

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ジョー店長[2]
Manager Joe
French Joe le gérant (Touched!) Joe the manager
Italian Joe Gelato (Minigame Mania)
Manager Joe (Smooth Moves)
Chinese 乔 (Mega Microgame$!)


  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.