Princess Peach is a character in Nintendo's Mario franchise, created by Shigeru Miyamoto. She is the princess of the fictional Mushroom Kingdom, which is constantly under attack by Bowser. She often plays the damsel in distress role within the series and is the lead female character. She resides in her castle along with Toads. In Super Princess Peach, Peach was the protagonist and player character and is occasionally a supporting playable character in mainstream games such as Super Mario Bros 2 and Super Mario 3D World and appears in Super Smash Bros. series as the lead female Nintendo character along with Princess Zelda and Samus Aran. In 2007, Princess Peach landed on Forbes magazine's Wealthiest Fictional People list, with a fortune upwards of $1 billion. She is ranked tenth in Electronic Gaming Monthly's list of the top ten video game politicians.
- “I can't believe I got kidnapped... again.” — Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door