“Nobody messes with my rival! And nobody -- but NOBODY -- replaces the King of the Koopas as ruler of the universe!”—Bowser, confronting Mandy in Super Mario Silver Spurs 3: EndgameBowser is the King of the Koopa's and Mario's arch-nemesis. He wants to marry Princess Peach, and conquer the Mushroom Kingdom and his new empire, but he mainly wants to steal Peach away from Mario. He has a child named Bowser Jr.. He continues to antagonize the Mario Bros., but always fails to defeat them. Bowser also has alternate forms such as Giga Bowser, Giant Bowser, Dry Bowser, Bowser Soul, and Overlord Bowser. While he was a child his father King Koopa was King of the Koopas. Many of his minions included: Goombas, Koopa Troopas, Shy Guys, Thwomps, Boos, Wigglers, Hammer Bros., Piranha Plants, Buzzy Beetles, and Bullet Bills.