Cranky Kong is a minor protagonist that debuted in Donkey Kong Country (1994) on the Super Nintendo as a non playable character that helps Donkey Kong with tips but also makes a lot of jokes about him, he comes over like a grumpy old geezer there often.

 He returned in all other Donkey Kong Country games and becomes a completely playable main character for the first time in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014).

Before he was playable a few times during bonus games in the GBA port of DKC3 and also an unlockable character in Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast (2007)

Cranky Kong on Game-Art-HQ


Cranky Kong from the Games: an Overview

Charactername: Cranky Kong / Professor Cranky
  Developed /Created by Rare / Nintendo
Gameseries: Donkey Kong Country
  First seen on: SNES
First Game: Donkey Kong Country   Year first seen in: 1994
Last Game: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)
Role(s) and Characteristics: Protagonist, Shop keeper   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Cranky Kong

Cranky Kong DKCTF Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Art

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)

Cranky Kong DKC Returns 

Donkey Kong Country Returns (2010)

Cranky Kong Donkey Konga

Donkey Konga (2003)

Cranky Kong DKC Donkey Kong Country 1994 Original Art Render

Donkey Kong Country (1994)




Cranky Kong in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Cranky Kong is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art of the Cranky Kong




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