Laconic / Donkey Kong

1981: A monkey steals Mario's girlfriend.

Franchise: A series based off of the titular 1981 villain Donkey Kong, who goes out to search for his stolen bananas.
DK! Donkey Kong! DK! Donkey Kong is here!

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