Birthday Girl

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Birthday Girl
Royal Ribbon
MKT Icon BirthdayGirl.png
Birthday Girl as seen in Mario Kart Tour
Strong stats Acceleration, Handling
Weak stats Speed, Weight, Off-Road
Appearances Mario Kart 7, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (trophy cameo), Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (Battle Card cameo), Mario Kart Tour

The Birthday Girl (known as the Royal Ribbon in the British English version) is a default kart body that appears in Mario Kart 7. It resembles a shoe, with ribbons and bows decorated.

History[edit]

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart 7[edit]

It changes color for Princess Daisy, Rosalina, and Honey Queen, receiving an orange, blue, and purple color scheme, respectively. Furthermore, it is Princess Peach's, Princess Daisy's, and Rosalina's signature kart, as well as one of Honey Queen's, alongside the Bumble V. Although it changes color for most female characters, Peach and female Miis do not get a color change.

The Birthday Girl offers a high acceleration and handling boost, while its speed, weight, and off-road are hindered. It is tied with the Cloud 9 and Tiny Tug for the lowest speed of all kart bodies, while being tied with the Egg 1 and Bumble V for having the highest acceleration of all kart bodies. Lastly, the Birthday Girl is tied with the Cloud 9 and Koopa Clown for having the highest handling of all kart bodies.

CPU Daisy is more likely to be seen driving this body with the Roller, Slim, Slick and the Sponge tires. Male or indeterminate-gender computer racers are not seen on this kart. It has the same engine noise as the Standard Bike from Mario Kart Wii.

Color schemes[edit]
  • Princess Daisy – Orange top and yellow underside with yellow spots
  • Rosalina – Blue top and dark blue underside with light blue spots
  • Honey Queen – Purple top and dark purple underside with light purple spots
  • All other characters – Pink top and red underside with light pink spots

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The Birthday Girl returns in Mario Kart Tour. Unlike its Mario Kart 7 appearance, it only has the default coloration no matter which driver is using it. It appears to be equipped with the Roller tires, being a mix of its appearances from Mario Kart 7 (black tire treads), Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (yellow center). Rosalina’s color scheme for the kart is used for a variant called the Birthday Girl Rosalina, while another variant called the Ribbon Rider appears as an original kart. Both the Birthday Girl and the Birthday Girl Rosalina share the Normal classification, while the Ribbon Rider is a High-End kart. Each vehicle, though has different stats. The Birthday Girl increases points from Dash Panels, the Birthday Girl Rosalina increases points from Slipstreaming, and the Ribbon Rider increases points from Mini-Turbos. The Ribbon Rider's tires are also Roller tires, but with red tire treads like in Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

A collectible trophy of Princess Peach on the Birthday Girl can be obtained in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario Kart 7[edit]

  • Speed: -0.5
  • Sea Speed: +0.5
  • Air Speed: +0.5
  • Acceleration: +0.5
  • Weight: -0.25
  • Handling: +0.5
  • Sea Handling: +0.25
  • Air Handling: +0.25
  • Off-Road: -0.25
  • Mini-Turbo: +0.5
  • Stability: 0
  • Drift: +0.25

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS trophy[edit]

Name Image American English description British English description
Peach + Birthday Girl
Peach + Royal Ribbon
BirthdayGirlTrophy3DS.png Princess Peach, where are you off to with that pink parasol? A day at the beach? More like a day at the races! Her tough and unconventional karts are ready, and she wants to take the checkered flag. Expect to see Peach win and be elegant at the same time. The next race is about to start, but who's going to come out on top? Will it be Peach, with her lovely Peach Parasol? She's customised her kart to be both tough AND cute, because she's not just aiming to win - she's aiming to win in style!

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese バースデーガール
Bāsudēgāru
Birthday Girl
Spanish (NOA) Rosilazo GTI Pun on Rosa (Pink) and Lazo (Ribbon), GTI stands for Gran Turismo Inyección (Gran Turismo Injection)
Spanish (NOE) Lazo GTI Ribbon GTI, GTI stands for Gran Turismo Inyección (Gran Turismo Injection)
French Turboruban Turbo Ribbon
Dutch Royaltyracer Royalty Racer
German Schleifenkiste Bow Box, a pun on Seifenkiste (soapbox car) and Schleife (bow, ribbon)
Italian Nastronave From "nastro" (ribbon) and "astronave" (spaceship)
Portuguese (NOA) Laçarote GTI Peach Ribbon GTI Peach, GTI stands for Gran Turismo Injection
Portuguese (NOE) Laço Real Royal Ribbon
Korean 웨딩카
Weding Ka
Wedding Car
Chinese 生日女孩[1][2]
Shēngrì Nǚhái
Birthday Girl

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nintendo. 瑪利歐賽車7 : 組裝賽車 (Mario Kart 7: Assembling Karts). Retrieved January 28, 2017
  2. ^ iQue. 马力欧卡丁车7 : 设计卡丁车 (Mario Kart 7: Designing Karts). Retrieved January 28, 2017.