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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Wario with sound clips and images.
Wario is a significant character in the Mario series, making his first appearance as the villain of Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins (1991). He is the rival and antithesis of Mario, being much bigger, stronger, and plumper. Wario is notoriously greedy and obsessed with money. Although initially appearing as a villain, he occasionally allies with Mario and is seemingly on good terms with him, but is nonetheless concerned primarily with himself. In many of the spin-off games, he appears with his partner in crime, Waluigi, but their actual relationship is unclear.

In the Wario Land subseries, Wario goes out on adventures in search of treasure, battling the likes of pirate Captain Syrup and the diabolical Rudy the Clown. The WarioWare Inc. subseries showcases the business-savvy side of Wario, in which he founds a video game company with his friends in order to bring himself more profits.

Created by Pokejedservo on Wed Jul 11 2012, 35 Comments, Add Comment
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Mario Kart 64 (1997)
WarioThomas Spindler
Thomas Spindler
Mario Party 4 (2002)
WarioCharles Martinet
Charles Martinet

EDITOR'S OPINION

Today in the Super Mario VC section we take a look at this former foe now Anti-Hero... WARIO! Let-a us begin shall we?'

Charles Martinet- Charles' voice for the role has been very inconsistent over the years as sometimes it can be in certain higher pitches and Charles has made his Wario voice deeper in the past as well. But while Charles higher Wario voices are not bad but I do kind of prefer his lower Wario voices a bit more since Wario is a pretty big guy. But still regardless of which voice Charles uses his performances for the role have been consistently energetic though as he plays Wario as Mario's crass counterpart rather well.

Thomas Spindler- While Thomas' voice for the role is also a bit inconsistent (but at least no where near as much as Charles though) but his somewhat lower gruff voice isn't bad but he does lose points for not bothering with the accent. But aside from that Thomas' performance does have a fairly good amount of energy as his overall work for the role is far from perfect but its actually not too bad.

Overall I am going with Charles more but Thomas was alright as well.


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HienFan
said at 6:39 AM on Tue May 6 2014
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You know what would be funny if Charles says 'Doh I missed' that would be amusing
HienFan
said at 11:28 PM on Sun Mar 30 2014
Okay so why is the Kart 64 clip gone in this page? It's pretty different from Mario 3 onward voice quite high pitched

But eh Martinet improved a lot but that high pitched cackle yeesh

Thomas is more even and has the best Wario line ever but his acting it a bit off
NCZ (Admin)
said at 5:08 AM on Mon Mar 31 2014
@HienFan The difference is negligible so it wasn't worth it to have two clips of Charles in a two-person voice compare. It's not a consciously-different voice, just a natural evolution in the way Wario is portrayed.
HienFan
said at 3:09 AM on Fri Dec 20 2013
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Thomas Splindler. Martinet sometimes sounds too high pitched like in Mario Kart 64

And D-oh I missed
Bluzziku
said at 6:32 AM on Sun Dec 1 2013
As much as I wanna go for Thomas Spindler for the "D'oh I missed!" XD I gotta give it to Charles Martinet.
Ross123
said at 9:36 AM on Fri Oct 11 2013
Charles 4 me as Thomas was well off.
HienFan
said at 6:25 AM on Tue May 6 2014
@Ross123 To be fair Charles sounds closer to Splinder now, before his clip was replaced with Mario Party 4 here he had a very high voice similar to Waluigi, around the time Waluigi appeared he lowered his voice

That was why I stuck to Thomas at first before they changed Charles clip, his original voice is not fitting
Ross123
said at 9:46 AM on Tue May 6 2014
@HienFan Thanks for bringing that up since I wouldn't have known. Maybe what I said was a bit unfair to Thomas since Charles used to sound bad.
HienFan
said at 10:21 PM on Tue May 6 2014
@Ross123 I dunno if you heard it but you can hear it on the Mario Kart 64 page here of on Charles page with the Mario Kart 64 page.
Ross123
said at 2:27 PM on Thu May 8 2014
@HienFan Just listened to it. Yeah I was unfair to Thomas (sorry Thomas) but at least Charles improved, gotta give him credit for that.
HienFan
said at 4:15 AM on Thu Jun 5 2014
@Ross123 Yeah good work Charles, Thomas is funny(doh I missed) but that voice acting will get really annoying if he stayed for too long
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 12:10 PM on Mon Oct 7 2013
Martinet, though I prefer his second clip to his first. The other one is just...really dull.
HyperVoiceActing
said at 8:34 PM on Fri Oct 4 2013
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Martinet really got Wario's personality well and it's always a treat to hear.

Speaking of which, I wish the Charles sample used his Brawl clips. Those are among my favorite Wario bits from Martinet, especially that laugh during one of his victory poses
Anthonyiscool64
said at 2:09 PM on Wed Aug 8 2012
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D'oh I missed! XD
Anthonyiscool64
said at 2:58 PM on Thu Aug 16 2012
@Anthonyiscool64 Best Wario line ever! ;)
MilanTheVillain01
said at 6:14 AM on Sun Aug 19 2012
@Anthonyiscool64 Oh yes, indeed it is.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 10:43 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
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I'll be the odd man out here & vote for Thomas Spindler, even though Charles Martinet is actually my favourite actor out of the two.

Purely, because of, "D'oh, I missed!", such an iconic
MilanTheVillain01
said at 10:48 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@MilanTheVillain01

I'll be the odd man out here & vote for Thomas Spindler, even though Charles Martinet is actually my favourite actor out of the two.

Purely, because of, "D'oh, I missed!", it's just such an iconic line in the first two Mario Party games up to the point where it's achieved the popularity level of an internet meme. Even more-so now than ever before thanks to Chuggaaconroy, NintendoCapriSun & ProtonJonSA of TheRunawayGuys.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 4:59 PM on Thu Jul 19 2012
@MilanTheVillain01 I remember reading somewhere that his, "D'oh I missed!", was actually a German phrase meaning something like, "What a shame!" I honestly don't know if it's true, I just know that the line itself is hilarious.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 11:34 PM on Thu Jul 19 2012
@Nightmare Crusher Well, it's definitely something along those lines, I know that much. It's much like how in the Japanese version of Mario Party, Luigi says "Oh my God!" when he loses.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:44 AM on Mon May 26 2014
@Nightmare Crusher This is correct. Wario is actually saying "So ein mist!" which is a German expression of frustration.
Weirdperson31
said at 5:45 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
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I remember in the first Mario Party, Martinet used a deeper, gruffer sounding voice for Wario.
I wish he'd kept it.
CatsTuxedo (Moderator)
said at 7:18 AM on Fri Jul 13 2012
@Weirdperson31 Wario was voiced by Thomas Spindler in the first two Mario Party games.
MaryKosmos
said at 10:47 AM on Thu Jul 12 2012
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Martinet. He fits the Wario and Mario Brothers 100%!
crashandcortex
said at 5:26 AM on Thu Jul 12 2012
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Whoa, I thought the Mario Party voice WAS Martinet, and never knew it was used in the Japanese Mario Kart 64. Looks like sometimes I can be dumber than I think... Anyways...

#1: Martinet: Purely for iconicness, nobody, and I mean NOBODY matches him voicing any of the Mario/Wario brothers.
#2: Spindler: Spinder however definitely isn't bad, and if ever Martinet is unable to voice him, he's certainly a decent alternative. I get nostalgia all the way back from Mario Party thanks to his voice...
Ringworm128
said at 1:19 AM on Thu Jul 12 2012
What about this voice? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSsjLXjPbbI Or do commercials not count?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:55 AM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@Ringworm128 We can't add it unless the VA is identified.
SmartyBoyboy
said at 3:04 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@NCZ If you can't, why not just put down "Unknown Voice Actor" like you did with some of the others.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 3:26 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@SmartyBoyboy Because in this case, it'd be near-impossible to find out who the actor is because we have no information to go by (google turns up nothing, we don't know where it was recorded, etc). Also, I believe we're trying to cut down on using the UVA profile.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 1:10 AM on Thu Jul 12 2012
Shame the show didn't use Wario, I would have loved to see how they portrayed him.
NintendoNate25
said at 7:49 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@Music Meister Wario didn't come along until a few years after the show ended.
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 7:56 PM on Thu Jul 12 2012
@NintendoNate25 I know
Yurtablemoron
said at 11:56 PM on Wed Jul 11 2012
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I believe the second Mario Kart 64/Thomas Spindler soundbit is actually from Mario Party 1 and/or 2. Those are the noises he makes when he wins/loses/dies.
Metabad
said at 11:37 PM on Wed Jul 11 2012
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Didn't even know he had any other VA portray him, why exactly did they both voice him in Mario Kart 64, and was Charles Martinet just unavailable for all the times Thomas Spindler portrayed him?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:53 PM on Wed Jul 11 2012
@Metabad Thomas Spindler voiced Wario in the Japanese versions of Mario Kart 64. Charles Martinet was in the international version. No idea why they went to the trouble of redubbing him with another English speaker.


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