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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

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ミスター・オオキニ
Misutā Ookini
Mr. Thank U; ookini means "thank you" in Kansai dialect.
Spanish (NOE) Nifunifá Derived from Ni fu ni fa (a response that denotes indifference)
French Patro Derived from pas trop (not so)
German Getzo Derived from Geht so (so so (as response to "How are you"))
Italian KozìKozì Derived from Così così (Not so)


  • Harold, a Flopsider living on the first floor of Flopside, got a wedding ring that he couldn't 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.