Donkey Kong Country (TV series)

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Donkey Kong Country was a short-lived French computer-generated television show starring Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Candy Kong, and King K. Rool. It first aired in France on September 4, 1996, and was originally titled La Planète Donkey Kong ("Planet Donkey Kong"). It premiered late in North America on August 15, 1998, and the original run finished on July 7, 2000; the show is currently airing in Australia as of December 2009. Strangely, many of the episodes were aired out of order, confusing many fans. Regardless of this, Donkey Kong Country won a publicly-voted award at 7 d'Or in 1999, for "Best Animation and Youth Program" ("Meilleure émission d'animation et de jeunesse").

The show featured all of the Kongs from Donkey Kong Country and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, except for Swanky Kong and Wrinkly Kong. There were also featured characters exclusive to the show, such as Eddie the Mean Old Yeti, Kaptain Skurvy and Bluster Kong. Most of the episodes can be seen on the website, the Donkey Kong Chronicles.


After the events of Donkey Kong Country (1994), Donkey Kong was walking through the beach (Monkey Mines).He soon found a magical orb. The magical orb is the Crystal Coconut. The idol of Inka Dinka Doo soon grant Donkey Kong to be the future ruler of Kongo Bongo Island. After his defeat in the Gangplank Galleon,King K.Rool have tried many times to steal the Coconut to take over Kongo Bongo Island and soon the world. Donkey and sometimes Diddy Kong guard the Cystal Coconut in Cranky's Cabin. But when K.Rool or his minions, General Klump and Krusha steal the Coconut at the last moment, it's up to the Kongs to work together to save the Crystal Coconut and the island.


Characters from the show.
  • Donkey Kong -The main protagonist. He is to be the future ruler of Kongo Bongo, and he works very hard to defeat King K. Rool and eats bananas to get strong.
  • Diddy Kong - Donkey Kong's sidekick and best buddy. They both work together to foil K.Rool's plans when he steals the coconut. His girlfriend is Dixie Kong.
  • Cranky Kong - Like his name, he can get cranky. He owns the Crystal Coconut on his house called "Cranky's Cabin". He also likes to make potions.
  • Candy Kong - Donkey Kong's rumored girlfriend. She works at the Barrel Factory.
  • Funky Kong - The owner of "Funky's Flights". He's a crazy pilot with a rockin' attitude. He also helps DK and Diddy get to their destinations.
  • Bluster Kong - Owner of the Barrel Factory. He has a crush on Candy and a long-time rivalry with DK.
  • Dixie Kong - Diddy Kong's girlfriend. Usually hangs out with Candy.
  • King K. Rool - Cranky and DK's arch-enemy and leader of the Kremling Krew. His plans to steal the Crystal Coconut and are always foiled by DK and Diddy.
  • Klump - One of King K. Rool's servants. Has a secret friendship with Dixie Kong.
  • Krusha - One of King K. Rool's servants. Often helps Klump capture the Crystal Coconut. Also has the ability to disguise his voice.
  • Eddie the Mean Old Yeti - A lonely yeti who lives in the mountains. Also has the ability to distract other people with loud noises.


Season 1[edit]

Season 2[edit]