Penta (ペン太) is the protagonist of the Antarctic Adventure series, appearing as a playable character in the original Parodius. On subsequent games he is replaced by his son Pentaro.

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Appearances

Video Games

  • 1983 - Antarctic Adventure (MSX, ColecoVision, NES) – Protagonist
  • 1985 - Konami's Ping Pong (Arcade) – Protagonist
  • 1986 - Penguin Adventure (MSX) – Protagonist
  • 1986 - Konami Game Master (MSX)
  • 1987 - Nemesis 2 (MSX) – If you put in Penguin Adventure into slot 2, you play as Penta.
  • 1988 - Konami Wai Wai World (Famicom/Mobile Phone) - In a brief cameo, he operates a special transportation device that sends the main character to one of the game's six main levels. The mobile phone version of Wai Wai World (2006) replaces King Kong with Penta and an Antarctic stage.
  • 1988 - Parodius (MSX) – One of the selectable characters
  • 1988 - Game Master 2 (MSX)
  • 1988 - Konami no Uranai Sensation (MSX2)
  • 1989 - Ganbare Goemon 2 (Famicom) - It may appear as an enemy if you buy a game cartridge in level 5 at the Konami store.
  • 1989 - Hai no Majutsushi (MSX2) – One of the selectable characters.
  • 1989 - Ganbare Pennant Race (Famicom)
  • 1991 - Wai Wai World 2: SOS!! Parsley Castle (Famicom) – He makes a brief cameo between stages.
  • 1991 - Yume Penguin Monogatari (Famicom) – Obese protagonist
  • 1991 - Tsurikko Penta (Arcade)
  • 1992 - Imo Hori Penta (Arcade)
  • 1992 - Hexion (Arcade)
  • 1993 - Wai Wai Bingo (Arcade)
  • 1995 - Wai Wai Jockey (Arcade)
  • 1996 - Dobochan (Arcade)
  • 1997 - Wai Wai Poker (Arcade)
  • 2001 - Konami Krazy Racers (Game Boy Advance) - Penta appears as several cameos and track based of the game is Ice Paradise.
  • 2003 - Penta no Tsuri Bōken (mobile phone)
  • 2003 - Kekkyoku Nankyoku Daibōken Taisen-ban (Mobile)
  • 2003 - Frogger's Journey: The Forgotten Relic (Game Boy Advance) - Mohan was based off from Penta.
  • 2004 - Deadly Skies III (PlayStation 2) - Unlockable aircraft
  • 2009 - THE ★ BishiBashi (Arcade) - appears as a crane game toy.
  • 2018 - Pixel Puzzle Collection (Mobile) - He appears as nonogram puzzle image.
  • 2019 - Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls (Mobile)
  • 2019 - Frogger in Toy Town (Mobile) - Appears as a toy cameo.
  • 2020 - Bombergirl (Arcade) - Appears as outfit during the event "Sen'nyuu!! Hieeru Mura no Kisai wa Jitsuzai shita!!??" (潜入!!ヒエール村の奇祭は実在した!!??) from December 3 to 24.

Other Media

Trivia

  • In Violent Storm, there's an arcade game under the name Penta.
  • Roald from the Animal Crossing series shares the same name as Penta in Japanese.

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