Nintendo Celebrates Women’s History Month With Favorite Female Figures
It's already halfway through the month, but better late then never — Nintendo is celebrating Women's History Month by featuring its most beloved female characters.
March is Women's History Month and although it's already the 18th, Nintendo is determined to celebrate it. Because of this, Nintendo has released seven different posters of some of its most famous and beloved female characters. You can check out the list and descriptions of the characters below as well as their corresponding posters. It's interesting to note that Nintendo's most well-known female characters, Princess Zelda and Princess Peach are absent (we know, we know, Tetra is Zelda). We should note that these two characters are notoriously known for being helpless damsels in distress, but how about Sheik?
- Tetra: a tough and spunky captain of a ragtag group of pirates. Tetra saves Link from Ganondorf’s clutches in The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker.
- Toadette: a plucky treasure-hunter in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, who puts on a brave face to find rare goodies and save Captain Toad from the monstrous and greedy bird, Wingo.
- Bayonetta: a sassy and incredibly stylish witch with pistol-stilettos and a vendetta against the armies of angels and demons that hunt her.
- Rosalina: an interstellar observer, protector of the Lumas and friend to Mario in Super Mario Galaxy.
- Lucina: an unwavering warrior with a strong sense of justice and commitment to her family in Fire Emblem: Awakening. Her power, determination and wisdom gained from watching the destruction of her world are priceless strengths.
- Samus Aran: a space bounty hunter in an armored suit who shocked the video game world at the end of the original Metroid game by revealing her gender and changing the way we think about video game characters in the process.
- Bombette: a member of Paper Mario’s diverse team of fighters, she has an explosive fighting style and isn’t afraid to get physical with her body slam and powerful bomb attacks.