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Mappy is a 1983 arcade game by Namco. In the United States, it was distributed by Bally/Midway.Mappy is a side-scrolling platform game that features cartoon-like animals, primarily cats and mice. The game's main character itself is a mouse. Mappy runs on Namco Super Pac-Man hardware, modified to support horizontal scrolling. The name "Mappy" is likely derived from mappo, a Japanese slang term (slightly insulting) for a policeman.

Video Game Series

Mappy (1983)

Hopping Mappy (1986)

Mappy Land (1986)

Mappy Kids (1989)

Mappy Arrangement (part of Namco Classic Collection, 1995)

Mappy Park (2002), Pachinko

Teku-Teku Mappy (2003)

Mappy De Puzzle (2004)

Mappy: Revenge of Nyamco (Part of Let's! TV Play Classic, 2006)

Mappy World (2011)

Mappy Show Down! Neonyamuko Orchestra (2015)

Links in the other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L Rally-X19891222 December 22, 1989The Special Flag from Rally-X is a special item in Mappy Kids.1


5Arrow R Galaxian19900630 June 30, 1990The X68000 version of Galaga '88 features a bonus level with enemies from Mappy, while Mappy himself makes an appearance in Galaga: Tekken 20th Anniversary Edition.1


5Arrow R Tinkle Pit199312 December 1993Mappy, a Meowky and Goro from Mappy are secret bonus characters in Tinkle Pit, alongside three items.1


5Arrow R Family Stadium19950303 March 03, 1995The Meowky from Mappy are among the audience in the Namco stadium in Super Famista 4 and Famista 64, and Mappy himself appears as a player in Famista Online 3, Pro Baseball Famista 2011 and its sequels, and Famista Dream Match, while Nyamco appears in Famista Online 2011, Famista Returns and Famista Climax (here in the Rivals team); additionally Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium and its sequels include players called "Mappy" and "Nyamco".1


5Arrow R Namco Gallery19960721 July 21, 1996Namco Gallery Vol. 1 includes Mappy.2


5Arrow R Point Blank2000 2000An image of Mappy appears as a possible target in Point Blank 3.2


5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20010221 February 21, 2001Taiko no Tatsujin and later games in the series feature music tracks from Mappy; music from Mappy is also featured in the Namcot Medley, debuting in Taiko no Tatsujin 10.2


5Arrow R Donkey Kong20050317 March 17, 2005A song from Mappy is featured in Donkey Konga 3.
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5Arrow R Namco × Capcom20050526 May 26, 2005The item "Mappy's Hat" in Namco × Capcom references Mappy.3


5Arrow R Pac-Man20060822 August 22, 2006Mappy is an unlockable racer in the PSP version of Pac-Man World Rally; Mappy is included in Retro Arcade featuring Pac-Man and Pac-Man's Arcade Party.1


5Arrow R Keroro Gunsō20100304 March 04, 2010Mappy appears as a summon in Keroro RPG.1


5Arrow R Project X Zone20121011 October 11, 2012The item "Police Mouse's Uniform" references Mappy.3


5Arrow R Namco High20131217 December 17, 2013Meowkie from Mappy is a character in Namco High.1


5Arrow R Ace Combat2014520 May 20, 2014Ace Combat Infinity features references to Mappy.2


5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.2014913 September 13, 2014A sprite of Mappy appears in Pac-Man's taunt in Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and for Wii U.2


5Arrow R LittleBigPlanet2017110 January 10, 2017Police Mouse costume is downloadable in LittleBigPlanet 3.2


5Arrow R Groove Coaster20180329 March 29, 2018The main theme of Mappy is part of the "Namcot Medley" BGM featured in Groove Coaster 4: Starlight Road.2