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Species Flopsider
First appearance Super Paper Mario (2007)
“Not so bad a day to you!”
Notso, Super Paper Mario

Notso is a shopkeeper in Super Paper Mario. Unlike Howzit, who has other shops throughout the game, Notso runs a shop only in Flopside. Also, he uses the term "Not so," in his sentences frequently, as Howzit uses "good."

Notso's merchandise[edit]

Notso's shop
Notso's shop
Item Price
Super Shroom Shake SPM.png
Super Shroom Shake
80 Coins
Ultra Shroom Shake SPM.png
Ultra Shroom Shake
300 Coins
Thunder Rage SPM.png
Thunder Rage
80 Coins
A Stop Watch from Super Paper Mario.
Stop Watch
50 Coins
Mighty Tonic SPM.png
Mighty Tonic
70 Coins
Volt Shroom as seen in Super Paper Mario.
Volt Shroom
30 Coins
Block Block
Block Block
50 Coins
Ghost Shroom SPM.png
Ghost Shroom
88 Coins
Gold Medal
Gold Medal
500 Coins
Gold Bar x3 SPM.png
Gold Bar x3
300 Coins

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ミスター・オオキニ
Misutā Ōkini
From "mister" and「大きに」(ōkini, which means "thank you" in Kansai dialect)
French Patro Pun on "pas trop" (not so)
German Getzo Pun on "geht so" (not bad)
Italian KozìKozì Pun on "così così" (not so)
Korean 미스터 어서와
Miseuteo Eoseowa
Mister Welcome
Spanish (NOE) Nifunifá Pun on "ni fu ni fa" (not bad)


  • Harold, a Flopsider living on the first floor of Flopside, got a wedding ring that he could not afford for 60 years for his wife Gertrude by working the graveyard shift at Notso's shop.
  • The German version states that Notso, rather than Howzit, runs the Twinkle Mart in Outer Space.