Taizo Hori is the playable main protagonist / player character in the Dig Dug (1982-) games by Namco and also one of the main characters in the Mr. Driller (1999-) games. He is also one of the playable protagonists in crossover games like Namco X Capcom (2005) and Namco High (2013).

He is also one of the classic video game characters appearing in Disneys Wreck it Ralph movie from 2012.


Taizo Hori from the Dig Dug Games: an Overview

Charactername: Taizo Hori    Developed /Created by  Namco
Gameseries: Dig Dug, Mr. Driller, Crossover Games   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Dig Dug   Year first seen: 1982
Last Game: Namco High (2013)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist   Weapons:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Taizo Hori from Dig Dug


Namco x Capcom (2005)




Taizo Hori in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Taizo Hori is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art of Taizo Hori




Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Taizo Hori

27.10.2018 – Creation of Taizo Hori’s Gallery and DB Entry