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For detailed information about this series, see: Yakuman on Wikipedia

Yakuman is a series of mahjong videogames produced by Nintendo and only released in Japan.

Seven games have been released:

  • Computer Mah-jong Yakuman (October 18, 1983), portable LCD game.
  • Yakuman (April 21, 1989), Game Boy.
  • Shin 4-Jin Uchi Mahjong: Yakuman Tengoku (June 28, 1991), Famicom.
  • Dokodemo Taikyoku: Yakuman Advance (October 26, 2001), Game Boy Advance.
  • Yakuman DS (March 31, 2005), Nintendo DS. An updated version was released in September 2006, titled Yakuman DS with Wi-Fi Support
  • Yakuman Wii: Ide Yosuke no Kenkou Mahjong (May 20, 2008), WiiWare.
  • Yakuman Houou (February 18, 2015), Nintendo 3DS, WiiU.

Nintendo also released in 2013 an actual mahjong set called Yakuman Houou, and a mahjong mat called Yakuman Mat.

Links to other series

Mascot link: Miis appear in Yakuman Wii.

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L Mario20050301 March 01, 2005Yakuman DS features many Mario characters, while a Majong Tile from Yakuman Houou is a costume in Super Mario Maker.

5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.20181207 December 07, 2018The Yakuman Player appears as a spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; he's also as a sticker in Brawl, while Yakuman DS is referenced in Toadsworth's trophy.1