Sunflower Kid

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“The sunflower was able to keep the child safe and sound! Now, the child will surely grow up to be big and healthy!”
Noki Mom, Super Mario Sunshine
Sunflower Kid
Sunflower Kid
A Sunflower Kid
First appearance Super Mario Sunshine (2002)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Notable members
Great Sunflower

Sunflower Kids[1], also known as Kid Sunflowers[2] and Sunflowers,[1][3] are a kind of flower found on Isle Delfino in Super Mario Sunshine. They live outside of Pinna Park. At one point, the Snooza Koopas start nibbling on their roots, causing them to turn brown and start to wilt. Mario has to destroy each Snooza Koopa to turn each Sunflower Kid back to its original healthy state. There is also a giant sunflower called the Great Sunflower, who gives Mario a Shine Sprite after every Sunflower Kid has been restored.

In the Super Mario Mash-up in Minecraft, Sunflowers are replaced by Sunflower Kids.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒマワリの親子[4]
Himawari no Oyako
Sunflower parent and child (counting Great Sunflower)
Italian Girasole
Girasolino[5]
Sunflower
Tiny Sunflower

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 101.
  2. ^ Hodgson, David S J, Bryan Stratton, and Stephen Stratton. Super Mario Sunshine Prima's Official Strategy Guide. Page 20.
  3. ^ Bogenn, Tim, and Doug Walsh. Super Mario Sunshine Official Strategy Guide. Page 81.
  4. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Sunshine section, page 101.
  5. ^ Italian Super Mario Sunshine Prima Guide; page 20