Antarctic Adventure is a videogame series developed by Konami

Video Games

  • Antarctic Adventure (December 1983), for MSX, ColecoVision (1984), NES (1985), PS1 (1997), GB and Saturn (1998), GBC (2000), Mobile Phone (2001, 2002, 2003 from Konami Net DX), i-Revo and PSN (2006), Wii Virtual Console (2007), 3DS Virtual Console (2013), Wii U Virtual Console and Project EGG (2014)
  • Penguin Adventure (October 28, 1986), for MSX, Master System (1987), PSX and Saturn (1998), i-Revo and Mobile Phones (2006), Wii Virtual Console (2009), Wii Virtual Console and Project EGG (2014)
  • South Pole (1990), for LCD Game
  • Yume Penguin Monogatari (January 1991), for Famicom and i-Revo (2006)
  • Tsurikko Penta (1991), for Medal Game
  • Super Fisherman Penta (1995), for Redemption Game
  • Baloon Penta (1996), for Medal Game
  • Imo Hori Penta (1997), for Medal Game
  • Hie Hie Penta: Ice Cream Catcher (2001), for Arcade (Merchandiser)
  • Kekkyoku Nankyoku Daibōken Taisen-ban (2003), for Mobile Phone (as Part of Konami Taisen Colosseum)
  • Penta no Tsuri Bōken (2004), for Mobile Phone

Other Media

  • Yume Tairiku Adobenchā: Penta no daibōken Korokorokokoro no Penko-hime (Mobile Digital Comic) September 2006/February 2007.

Links in the Other Series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Konami's Ping Pong1985 1985Penta makes an appearance in Konami's Ping Pong.1

5Arrow R Twinbee19861121 November 21, 1986Penta from Antarctic Adventure appears as an item in Moero TwinBee: Cinnamon-hakase o Sukue!.2

5Arrow R Gradius19870822 August 22, 1987Penta from Antarctic Adventure is a hidden character in Nemesis 2.1

5Arrow R Konami Wai Wai World19880114 January 14, 1988Penta from Antarctic Adventure makes a cameo in Konami Wai Wai World and Wai Wai World 2, and later becomes a playable character in the first game's mobile port; he also appears in Wai Wai Bingo, Wai Wai Jockey and Wai Wai Pocker.1

5Arrow R Parodius19880428 April 28, 1988Characters from Antarctic Adventure are prominently featured in the Parodius series, while the character of Pentarou is the son of Penta and Penko.1

5Arrow R Hai no Majutsushi1989 1989Penta from Antarctic Adventure is a playable character in Hai no Majutsushi.

5Arrow R Ganbare Goemon19890104 January 04, 1989Purchasing a cartridge item at a store in Ganbare Goemon 2 turns certain enemies into Pentarou from Antarctic Adventure. Goemon and Ebisumaru are seen playing Antarctic Adventure in the Ganbare Goemon: Jigenjou no Akumu OVA.1

5Arrow R Hexion199203 March 1992Penta appears sleeping if there's no player 2 playing in Hexion.1

5Arrow R Konami Krazy Racers20010321 March 21, 2001Konami Krazy Racers features a race track based on Antarctic Adventure and several cameos from Penta, while Krazy Kart Racing features Pentarou as a selectable racer.1

5Arrow R Frogger20031028 October 28, 2003The character of Mohan from Frogger's Journey: The Forgotten Empire and Frogger: Ancient Shadow is based off Penta from Antarctic Adventure.3

5Arrow R Airforce Delta20040302 March 02, 2004Penta from Antarctic Adventure is a hidden character in Airforce Delta Strike.1

5Arrow R Dance Dance Revolution20050714 July 14, 2005Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix includes a track from Antarctic Adventure.2

5Arrow R Metal Gear20080612 June 12, 2008Sunny can be seen playing Penguin Adventure in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.2

5Arrow R Track & Field20080620 June 20, 2008Pentarou is selectable in New International Track & Field.1

5Arrow R Elebits20081211 December 11, 2008Penta from Antarctic Adventure appears as the elebit "Penguin" in Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero.1

5Arrow R Bishi Bashi2009 2009Penta from Antarctic Adventure appears as a crane game toy in The Bishi Bashi! e-AMUSEMENT.2

5Arrow R Monster Retsuden Oreca Battle20101005 October 05, 2010The monster "Penta" from Monster Retsuden Oreca Battle references Antarctic Adventure.3