Splatoon (JP) is a third-person shooter video game series revolving around changing between squid and human form to help your team covering more turf with your ink than the adverse team. The Splatoon series is developed and published by Nintendo.

The announcement of the first Splatoon (on the Wii U) marked the emergence of the first new character-based IP from Nintendo EAD since the Pikmin series. It was extremely well recieved by the Nintendo fanbase and by the gaming industries, the sequel, Splatoon 2 even becoming one of the first Nintendo Switch games to be shown during the Switch presentation.

Main games


Other Media


Since June 2015 a manga adaptation of Splatoon was published though the CoroCoro Comic magazine.


An anime adaptation of Splatoon by CoroCoro was announced on July 17 2017, the anime is supposed to start on 12 august 2017.


Super Smash Bros. series

In the fourth and fifth entry, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U trophies of the Inkling as well as Mii costumes based on them were included as DLC.

Mario Kart

In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the Inklings were included as potential racers for the player to choose

Super Mario Maker

In Super Mario Maker 8 bits costumes of the Inklings as well as Callie and Marie are obtainable in the Wii U version

Splatoon Manga

A manga adaptation of Splatoon made by Sankichi Hinodeya was published though the CoroCoro Comic Magazines

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