Donkey Kong Country

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  • TV-Y7
  • 1998
  • 3 Seasons
  • 5.4  (1,353)

Donkey Kong Country is a computer-animated television series based on the famous video game franchise of the same name. The show aired from 1997 to 2000 and was produced by Nelvana Limited and Medialab. The show follows the adventures of Donkey Kong, his nephew Diddy Kong, and their friends as they live on Donkey Kong Island and try to protect it from numerous threats. The main antagonist of the series is King K. Rool, the leader of the Kremling Krew, who constantly tries to steal the island's valuable resources and treasures.

Donkey Kong is voiced by Canadian actor Richard Yearwood, and his carefree and adventurous personality perfectly captures the essence of the character from the games. His nephew, Diddy Kong, is voiced by Andrew Sabiston, and his youthful and exuberant personality provides the perfect counterpart to Donkey Kong's laid-back attitude.

The show also features a wide range of colorful characters, each with their unique character traits and quirks. Some of the other recurring characters on the show include Cranky Kong (voiced by the late Len Carlson), Donkey Kong's grumpy and sarcastic grandfather, and Funky Kong (voiced by Rick Jones), a surfer dude who loves to invent new gadgets and vehicles.

As the series progresses, the stakes gradually increase, and the gang finds themselves facing more challenging threats. In addition to King K. Rool, they must battle against other villains such as Kaptain Skurvy (voiced by John Stocker), a former pirate who now serves as K. Rool's first mate.

One of the standout aspects of Donkey Kong Country is its impressive animation, which was cutting edge for its time. The show features vibrant colors, fluid movement, and a strong attention to detail, which helps bring the characters and environments to life.

The soundtrack of the show is also worth noting, as it features dynamic and catchy music that perfectly complements the action-packed nature of the series. The iconic Donkey Kong Country theme song, which was originally composed by David Wise for the video game of the same name, is also used throughout the show and is sure to bring a smile to any fan's face.

Overall, Donkey Kong Country is an entertaining and exciting animated series that will appeal to both fans of the video game franchise and those new to the world of Donkey Kong. The show is filled with action, humor, and colorful characters, making it a must-watch for anyone looking for a fun and engaging animated series.

Donkey Kong Country is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (68 episodes). The series first aired on August 15, 1998.

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Message in a Bottle Show
14. Message in a Bottle Show
April 1, 1998
Wow! Donkey Kong has been elected as Future Ruler of All Future Rulers!
Just Kidding
13. Just Kidding
April 1, 1998
It's "All Fool's Day" on the Island of Kongo Bongo and it seems Cranky is out to get everybody.
It's a Wonderful Life
12. It's a Wonderful Life
April 1, 1998
Donkey Kong is having one of those days. Seem like nothing he does is right.
Best of Enemies
11. Best of Enemies
April 1, 1998
Pictures of Cranky and King K. Rool, together? Laughing? DK and Diddy are confused after finding theses "happy moments" from Cranky's youth.
10. 36
April 1, 1998
What happens when you accidentally cross a balding, money-hungry, mommy's-boy monkey with a magical hair serum? You get Leo Luster, daddy-o!
The Big Swhich A-Roo
9. The Big Swhich A-Roo
April 1, 1998
Cranky has just put the finishing touches on a Robot to help out in Bluster's Barrel Factory and brain transfer helmets.
Vote for Kong-Fidence
8. Vote for Kong-Fidence
April 1, 1998
Bluster's not so sure that Donkey Kong should automatically be the Future Ruler of Kongo Bongo and wants it put to a vote.
Follow That Coconut
7. Follow That Coconut
April 1, 1998
Only one day left till the annual soccer game against the lizards! Donkey Kong and Diddy begin practicing their fancy footwork.
Four Weddings and A Coconut
6. Four Weddings and A Coconut
April 1, 1998
Bluster's constant marriage proposals get Candy wondering whether or not Donkey Kong will marry her.
Monkey Seer, Monkey Do
5. Monkey Seer, Monkey Do
April 1, 1998
Cranky is excited, having completed a life sized bronzed statue, a monument of Donkey Kong the Future Ruler.
The Day The Island Stood Still
4. The Day The Island Stood Still
April 1, 1998
It's a day like any other on the island while Donkey Kong and Diddy guard the Crystal Coconut.
Speak No Evil, Dude
3. Speak No Evil, Dude
April 1, 1998
While cutting through the mine tunnel, Diddy overhears King K. Rool's plans to take over the island.
The Kongo Bongo Festival of Lights
2. The Kongo Bongo Festival of Lights
April 1, 1998
Tis the season for gift-giving and fireworks. It's also the one day of the year that there's a truce between the Apes and Lizards.
Hooray for Holly-Kongo Bongo
1. Hooray for Holly-Kongo Bongo
April 1, 1998
Everyone wants in on the act as Bluster gets ready to produce and direct his first feature film.
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  • Premiere Date
    August 15, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (1,353)