Sumo Kong

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Sumo Kong
Sumo Kong.png
Full name Sumo Kong
Species Kong
First appearance Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2004)
Latest appearance New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2008)

Sumo Kong is a large gray ape who appears as one of the bosses in the game Donkey Kong Jungle Beat.

In Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, Sumo Kong is the ruler of the Star Fruit Kingdom, the sixteenth kingdom Donkey Kong ventures through. Donkey Kong's battle with Sumo Kong takes place in space on an asteroid field with Earth in the background. After a long fist-fight with Sumo Kong, Donkey Kong was victorious in battle and went on to do battle with the colossal Ghastly King.

Sumo Kong appears once more at the end of game ceremony, along with the other Kongs faced in the game to honor Donkey Kong's victory over the Ghastly King.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヒャッカンコング
Hyakkan kongu
"Hundred-Strong Kong", hyakkan meaning "as powerful as one hundred soldiers".
French Kongozuna
Italian Kong Magnum Refering to his tonnage


  • Sumo Kong's name, as well as his appearance, are obviously derived from the Japanese fighting style and sport, sumo wrestling.
  • Sumo Kong is the only Kong in the game who has a quiff, rather than hair in a distinct style.