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|Original Name||MashiMaro (마시마로)|
|Original Work Format||Flash animation|
|Original Work Writer||Kim Jae-in|
MashiMaro (마시마로) is a South Korean character franchise created by Kim Jae-in in 2000. Currently, the license of the character is held by Lambswool Electronics.
The original MashiMaro shorts were animated in Flash and published in the character's official website in 2000.
Mashimaro is a short, pudgy white rabbit who lives in a forest.
- Mashimaro (마시마로)
- The main character, a short, pudgy white rabbit who almost always has his eyes closed. He has a bizarre, goofy personality.
- Boogaloo (부갈루)
- A bear, who acts as Mashimaro's rival sometimes.
- Mero (메에로)
- A goat.
- Pista (피스타)
- A monkey.
- Piyoz (피요즈)
- A pig who acts as a police officer.
- Noonoo (눈누)
- A dog.
- Pistachi (피스타치)
- A monkey and Pista's son.
- Booma (부마)
- A bear cub and Boogaloo's son.
A CD-ROM game for PC based on MashiMaro was developed by eSofnet in 2003, and it was a collection of minigames.
A smartphone game was released in 2011, titled MashiMaro Defense, and it was developed by Funigloo.
The Chinese animation studio Dancing Culture produced a new series of animated MashiMaro shorts in 2018. Season 2 premiered in 2019, and Season 3 premiered in 2020.
A web movie titled Detective Mashimaro (大侦探马修) premiered on iQiyi in April 3, 2022. It combined live-action with animation, featuring Mashimaro as a detective in ancient China.