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Artwork of a Topmini from Super Mario Galaxy
Artwork from Super Mario Galaxy
First appearance Super Mario Galaxy (2007)
Latest appearance Super Mario 3D All-Stars (2020)
Variant of Topman
Sentry Garage
Spiky Topman
Spring Topman

Topminis[1] are small, yellow Topmen, appearing only in Super Mario Galaxy and its sequel as enemies.


Super Mario Galaxy[edit]


Topminis first appeared in Super Mario Galaxy where they were enemies in several levels where Topmen appeared (mostly in the Battlerock Galaxy and the Dreadnought Galaxy). They were typically found in groups of two to three Topminis and they tried to spin into Mario which would simply push him backwards. This move, though incapable of damaging Mario directly, can push him into some sort of hazard that damages him.

Topminis can only be defeated by a spin, causing them to explode into one Star Bit that Mario can collect. However, they could also be destroyed by shooting a Star Bit at them, which would give three Star Bits instead of just one. In many areas after the Topminis are defeated, a hole appears and more of the enemies emerge from it.

In the Buoy Base Galaxy only, Topminis can be released from the Sentry Garage that attempts to knock Mario into something dangerous. Occasionally, they are released from Spring Topmen as well after they are attacked.

Super Mario Galaxy 2[edit]

Mario near Topminis in the Space Storm Galaxy
Mario near Topminis in Super Mario Galaxy 2.

They appear in Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the Space Storm Galaxy. They behave just as in the previous game.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ベビーベーゴマン[2] / ベビィベーゴマン[3]
Bebī Bēgoman
Baby Topman
French Begomini From "Begoman" (Topman) and "mini"
German Mini-Begoman Mini Topman
Italian Robobaby[4] From "Robopunta" (Topman) and "baby"
Spanish (NOE) Nenetrompo Baby Top


  1. ^ Browne, Catherine. Super Mario Galaxy 2 PRIMA Official Game Guide. Page 30.
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Galaxy section, page 128.
  3. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, Super Mario Galaxy 2 section, page 161.
  4. ^ Super Mario Bros. Enciclopedia; pagg. 128 & 161