Parodius Da! (1990)
SNES Ganbare Goemon (1991)
Gokujō Parodius! (1994)
Sexy Parodius (1996,1997)
Uchuu Kaizoku Akogingu (1996)
Kurofune Tou no Nazo (1997,1998)
Paro Wars (1997)
Mitsumete Knight R (1999)
CR Parodius Da! EX (2000)
Konami Krazy Racer (2001)
Goemon: Toukai Douchuu (2005)
CR Gokujō Parodius! (2006)
New International Track & Field (2008)
Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero (2008)
Krazy Kart Racing (2009)
Nou Kaihatsu Kenkyujo Kuru Kuru Lab (2009)
Gokuraku Parodius (Pachislot, 2010)
Gamest Comics: Gokujo Parodius (1995)
Kyuukyoku Parodius (Drama CD, 1998)
Fujita Toshiko (Kyuukyoku Parodius)
? (Gokuraku Parodius)
Takosuke (タコスケ) first appeared in Parodius Da! (1990) as his father Tako's first option, and as a playable character in Gokujō Parodius! (1994), taking the place of Tako. Appearing alongside him is Belial, a yellow octopus with its sex unknown. Unlike his father in MSX game (1988), Takosuke uses the Salamander weaponset, as opposed to the traditional Gradius weaponset.
His younger brother Takohiko takes Takosuke's place in Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius (1995).
In 1996, Sexy Parodius, Lecher Tako A (a.k.a. Takosuke) opens an agency that helps clients with problems, (that the player has to fix.) and has hired Pentaro as his secretary. At the end of the game, he turns coat, and steals the profits of this agency and is later killed by the games' final boss, Kaori.
Takosuke is Appear with the CD Drama in Kyuukyoku Parodius in 1997, Voiced by Fujita Toshiko.
His offspring, Takosuke Jr. would later appear in Paro Wars (1997).
Takosuke makes cameo in the games: The boss battle in Ganbare Goemon: Yukihime Kyuushutsu Emaki (1991), His arms trapped in a giant plastic by Marine World in Ganbare Goemon: Uchuu Kaizoku Akogingu (1996), He disguised himself as a pirate in Ganbare Goemon: Kurofune Tou no Nazo (1997), Several characters from Konami on Print Station in Mitsumete Knight R (1998), The enemy that spits out the snowball in Goemon: Toukai Douchuu (2005), the title appears in New International Track & Field, the enemy like points in Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero (2008) and Nou Kaihatsu Kenkyujo Kuru Kuru Lab (2009).
Takosuke did also appears as a playable character in Konami Krazy Racers (2001) in Game Boy Advance and Krazy Kart Racing (2009) in Iphone OS.
Takosuke's latest appearance was a cameo in the Parodius Pachislot game, Gokuraku Parodius (September 2010) : he'll be peeking Hikaru in the beach, and eventually have a baseball match with her. Also Old Lecher Tako A (a.k.a. Takosuke) takes out the cartridge from the console, blows, and put the game with his arms.
M = 2-Way Missile
D = Tail Gun
L = Ripple Laser
O = Shadow Option
? = Shield / Octopus Vase
The names Takosuke and Takohiko are both portmanteaus of "tako", the Japanese word for octopus, and common endings of Japanese male names, "-suke" and "-hiko".
|Characters||Takosuke • Vic Viper • Pentaro • TwinBee|
|Stages||Island of Pirates • Las Vegas Circus • Candy Land • Duck's Theme Park (NES) • Japan • Moai Battleship • Pinball • Bubble • Ice World • Night of the Living Dead • Bath Houses (SNES) • Zeo's Fortress|
|Bosses||Cat Battleship • Captain Penguin Nohusuki III • Chichibinta Rika • Eagle Sabu • Hot Lips • Buta Shio • Yoshiko • Viva Core • Honey • Puuyan • Karakasa • Yoshiwara Dayuu • Shower Cage • Golgado Tako|
|Port Exclusive||Moai Pirate • Duck Captain • Toka Furo • Penguin Bomb • Brain Freeze • Penguin Conducter • Pinwall • Penguin Green Mantle • Manjiri Kun • Super DX Emperor Penguin|
|Gokujō Parodius! ~ Kako no Eikō o Motomete ~|
|Characters||Takosuke and Belial • Vic Viper and Lord British • Pentaro and Hanako • TwinBee and Winbee • Hikaru and Akane • Mambo and Samba • Michael and Gabriel • Koitsu and Aitsu • Goemon and Ebisumaru • Dracula-kun and Kid Dracula • Upa and Rupa|
|Stages||Circo Porto Harborland • Cat Battleship Forever • Candy Land • High Speed City • Core Ship Parade • Moai Battleship • Rabbit Moon • Penguin Disco • Shooting Memories|
|Bosses||Anna Baburowa • Cat Submarine MK II • Eliza • Decoration Core • Crazy Core • Capsule Monster Cappuccino • Yoshiko • Kaguya Princess • Chichibinta Rika • Big Octopus • Pentaro X|
|Characters||Vic Viper and Lord British • Ivan and Toby • Hikaru and Akane • Mambo and Samba • Michael and Gabriel • Koitsu and Aitsu • Option and Multiple • Shooting Star and Black Viper|
|Stages||Stage 1 • Stage 2 • Stage 3A • Stage 3B • Stage 4A • Stage 4B • Stage 5 • Stage X • Stage 6 • Special Stage|
|Bosses||Corn Chiwa • Toilet Penguin • Otohmia • Medusa • Penguin Crane • Tanuko the Tanuki • Candy Core • Capsule Monster Cappuccino • Captain Penguin Nohusuki III • Eagle Sabu • Hot Lips • Yuko • Casino Gunwall • Kaori • Sexy Star|