Mario is a larger than a Minifigure and features electronic functionality. The figure includes a scanner that allows the figure to react to specialized tiles included in the Super Mario sets.
Mario is an Italian plumber who protects the Mushroom Kingdom from the threats of Bowser.
- Mario's hat (along with other references to the franchise) previously appeared in LEGO City Undercover in 2013.
- In the Japanese dub of the Super Mario Bros. movie, he was voiced by the late Kosei Tomita, who also voiced King George II and The Penguin.