Mini Donkey Kong (Game & Watch)

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This article is about the character seen in the Game & Watch version of Donkey Kong. For the character from the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series, see Mini Donkey Kong.
Mini Donkey Kong
Mini Donkey Kong as seen in the manual for Donkey Kong.
Species Kong
First appearance Donkey Kong (Game & Watch) (1982)
Latest appearance Game & Watch Collection (2006)

Mini Donkey Kong[1] is a small Kong who makes an appearance in the Game & Watch version of Donkey Kong. Although he isn't directly involved in gameplay, he appears when the system's alarm goes off, jumping and ringing a bell (he is located in the lower screen, under the difficulty indicators). Mini Donkey Kong can be seen as a predecessor to Donkey Kong Junior, who would make his debut later that year in his own arcade game. Because the Game & Watch Gallery series doesn't recreate the alarm feature of the Game & Watch games, Mini Donkey Kong doesn't appear in Game & Watch Gallery 2, but in Game & Watch Gallery 4, he appears in the starting sequence of the credits. However, the feature was reintroduced in Game & Watch Collection, so Mini Donkey Kong appears in that game's remake of Donkey Kong.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese アラームミニドンキーコング[2]
Arāmu Mini Donkī Kongu
Alarm Mini Donkey Kong


  1. ^ Game & Watch Multi Screen Donkey Kong English instruction, pages 1 & 3
  2. ^ Game & Watch Multi Screen Donkey Kong Japanese instruction, pages 2 & 6