Super Mario 4koma Manga Theater

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Super Mario 4koma Manga Theater is a Japan-exclusive series of mangas, which is a collaboration of various artists, that covers a few Mario games. Various Mario characters appear, including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, and Wario. The manga also deals with various games such as Super Mario Kart, Super Mario World, and Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, the last of which is also the source of the official artwork seen on the front cover. Unlike other Mario-related mangas, this manga does not follow a story; instead, each page follows a Yonkoma format of telling a comedic story within four panels. The first few pages of the books are full-color while the next pages are in gray scale. The manga ran from 1991 to 1997, and received eleven different books.

Two different series of books exist with the same premise and similar titles, named 4koma Manga Kingdom (1991-2002) and 4koma Gag Battle (1995-2004).


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