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1[[quoteright:350:]] ˛''Air Zonk'' (''PC Denjin'' in Japan) is a 1992spin-off of ''VideoGame/{{Bonk}}'', set [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the distant future]] with Zonk, Bonk's sunglasses-wearing cyborg descendant.˛˛The series is a CuteEmUp with a [[FusionDance transformation gimmick]]. Zonk can merge with one of his teammates (or a small robot, depending on what game you're playing) to use unique weapons˛˛The 1993 sequel was titled '''Super Air Zonk: Rockabilly Paradise''' ('''[[PunnyName CD Denjin]]: Rockabilly Paradise''' in Japan).˛----˛!!The Air Zonk series contains examples of:˛˛* AmericanKirbyIsHardcore: The Japanese version had PC-Denjin flying past the PC-Genjin logo before landing and revealing his squad and logo. The US version has Zonk standing on a building (resembling Bonk moreso then usual), using [[TransformationTrinket his sunglasses to transform into his cyborg form]] and fly off.˛* BigBad: King Drool/Sandrovich, the decendant of the King Drool from the Bonk series.˛* {{Bowdlerise}} - When Zonk fused with Moo Moo in the original Japanese version, he gained GagBoobs that shot milk at the enemies. This was changed into Zonk shooting it from milk bottle arms in all other releases.˛** Most of the ToiletHumor was removed from the US version of Air Zonk, in addition to a DragQueen moment from King Drool.˛* CoolShades - Possibly the TropeCodifier. Zonk, his team, the Floras, and even his [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar missiles he can crap out]] all wear sunglasses.˛* DastardlyWhiplash - The Zonk version of King Drool.˛* DarkerAndEdgier - Compared to the previous Bonk games, Zonk was an attempt to re-invert the franchise both design and gameplay-wise.˛* TheDragon - Two deformed clones of Zonk, one with antennas and a butt-shaped head and the other with a Mohawk-like growth on his head.˛* DubNameChange - The Big Bad of the Zonk series was called ''King Tamagoden'' (''King Eggbowl'') in Japan. While the first game used the English name of his Bonk counterpart (''King Drool''), Super Air Zonk calls him ''Sandrovich''.˛* FusionDance - Zonk can fuse with any of his teammates to power up, resulting in bizarre forms.˛* GameOverMan - King Drool and his Zonk clones appear at the game over screen of the first game, [[DancingTheme performing a victory dance over your loss.]]˛* GettingCrapPastTheRadar - Quite literally in the first game. Zonk can charge up his shots to do more damage. Charging up for about five seconds however, makes Zonk poop out a missile (with sunglasses) that does a lot of damage.˛** It actually ''is'' crap (again, with sunglasses) in the Japanese version.˛** King Drool's logo in ''Super Air Zonk'' is a pink pile of crap. It appears very often throughout the game.˛* IdiosyncraticDifficultyLevels:˛** Sweet Mode (5 lives)˛** Spicy Mode (3 lives)˛** Bitter Mode (1 life)˛* NostalgiaLevel - Subverted. Halfway into the final level, the player enters what appears to be a recreation of the first level of Bonk's Adventure, complete with enemies from the original game. After a few minutes, the background falls apart to reveal machinery and all the enemies are shown to be robotic.˛** Also, the music that plays when Zonk fuses with one of his partners is a upbeat remix of the Invincibility theme from Bonk's Adventure and Bonk's Revenge.˛* SequelDifficultyDrop: Super Air Zonk. You don't lose your fusion powers if you get hit, and your lifes are more like health extensions, since Zonk doesn't die until he loses all of them. The option to choose levels helps too.˛* SimilarSquad - Zonk and some of his teammates are future counterparts to Bonk and his friends from the first game.˛** To be specific, Spike Lee and Astra are future versions of Kongo Zilla and Princess Za, respectively.˛** Most of the enemies count too. The Hatchets are bucket-helmeted lizards in the future, and the Florets wear sunglasses and float.˛* TakeThatAudience: In Air Zonk, [[GameOverMan Drool and his two cyborg minions]] taunt you on the GameOver screen with their [[DancingTheme song]] (if the lyrics are anything to go by). Celebrating their victory, as well as your defeat.˛----


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