CoroCoro Comic

コロコロコミック

Jul 1985 Aug 1985 Sep 1985 Oct 1985 Nov 1985 Dec 1985
Jan 1986 Feb 1986 Mar 1986 Apr 1986 May 1986 Jun 1986
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Jul 1996 Aug 1996 Sep 1996 Oct 1996 Nov 1996 Dec 1996
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Jan 1999 Feb 1999 Mar 1999 Apr 1999 May 1999 Jun 1999
Jul 1999 Aug 1999 Sep 1999 Oct 1999 Nov 1999 Dec 1999
Jan 2000 Feb 2000 Mar 2000 Apr 2000 May 2000 Jun 2000
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Jul 2002 Aug 2002 Sep 2002 Oct 2002 Nov 2002 Dec 2002
Jan 2003 Feb 2003 Mar 2003 Apr 2003 May 2003 Jun 2003
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Jul 2007 Aug 2007 Sep 2007 Oct 2007 Nov 2007 Dec 2007
Bessatsu CoroCoro
Feb 1993 Apr 1993 Jun 1993 Aug 1993 Oct 1993 Dec 1993

Raw scans can be found on MEGA via the links on the right.

A long-running children's manga anthology published by Shogakukan, running since April 1977 and practically a staple of Japanese kids culture. Each monthly volume contains over 700 pages stuffed with manga, toys and hobby news, and contests.

The headlining series is the Gekkan/Monthly CoroCoro Comic (月刊コロコロコミック). Bessatsu CoroCoro Comic (別冊コロコロコミック) is a B5-sized bi-monthly supplement with its own line of strips, and sometimes series emigrate from there to Gekkan or vice versa. There's stacks of spin-offs as well - so many that I need a legend for the list below!

And that's just scratching the surface! There's special holiday volumes, Doraemon Soshuhen (ドラえもん総集編) that are nothing but compilations of Doraemon and spin-offs, and so on.
Lastly for the legend, (B) denotes Bessatsu series, (M/B) is for series that alternated between or ran concurrently in Gekkan and Bessatsu, and (S) is a catch-all for special volumes, holiday volumes and what have you.

Volumes of Monthly CoroCoro aren't uncommon, though all the spin-off series appear to have comparatively low print runs, making them exceptionally hard to find once their sales period is over. This list is going to be agonising for the amount of crap we'll probably never see again!

Ben's Homepage is perhaps the best resource for CoroCoro manga, and lists the cover and contents of each volume from 1977 to 2017 as of this writing. There's also Jariman Shogakko (じゃりまん小学校) which spans 2001 to 2013, and Zoidsland, a great visual resource for photos of notable manga, promos or paraphernalia.

4-Koman/a
Famicom Rocky (ファミコン ロッキー)Mar 1985 ~ Sep 1987 (M/B)
Taiyo Inu Zero (太陽犬ゼロ)Apr 1985 ~ Oct 1985
City Connection (シティコネクション)Oct 1985
► Bomberman Bakuhatsu Family (ボンバーマン爆発家族)Jan 1986 (S)
Mach Rider (マッハライダー)Jan 1986 (S)
Pac-Land (パックランド)Jan 1986 (S)
► Bomberman: Hidden Character Discovery Technique (ボンバーマン かくれキャラ発見テクニック)Feb 1986
Famicom Runner: Takahashi Meijin Monogatari (ファミコンランナー高橋名人物語)Apr 1986 ~ Oct 1988
Takahashi Mejin Monogatari (高橋名人物語)Oct 1986 ~ Oct 1987 (B)
Bug-tte Honey (バグってハニー)Dec 1986 ~ Feb 1987 (B)
Charge! Game Boy (突撃!ゲームボーイ )Dec 1989 ~ Oct 1990 (M/B)
Soreyuke! Game Boy Tanten-kai (それゆけ!ゲームボーイ探検隊)Feb 1990 ~ Apr 1991
Super Mario-Kun (スーパーマリオくん)Nov 1990 ~ ongoing (M/B) (I)
PC Genjin-kun (PC原人くん)Feb 1992 ~ Apr 1994 (B)
Sonic the Hedgehog (ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ) Aug 1992 ~ Jun 1994 (B)
► Super Bomberman (スーパーボンバーマン)Mar 1993 ~ Oct 2005 (M/B)
Star Fox (スターフォックス)Apr 1993? (S)
Super Mario: Goddess of the Demon World Empire (スーパマリオ 魔界帝国の女神) Jul 1993? (S)
World Heroes: Gekito Eiyuden (ワールドヒーローズ 激闘英雄伝)Apr 1994 ~ May 1995 (M/B)
Hoshi no Kirby: Pupupu no Dedede Monogatari ( 星のカービィ デデデでプププなものがたり) May 1994 ~ Nov 2006 (M/B)
Garou Densetsu Special (餓狼伝説スペシャル)Jun 1994 ~ Feb 1995 (M/B)
X-MENJun 1994 ~ Jun 1995 (B)
Uho Uho Donkey-Kun (ウホウホドンキーくん)Jan 1995 ~ Dec 1998 (M/B)
Street Fighter II V Biography (正伝ストリートファイターIIV )May 1995 ~ Dec 1995
Hono no Hakkyukuken: Virtua Fighter (炎の八極拳 バーチャファイター)Jan 1996 ~ May 1996
PoPoLoCrois Story: Prince Pietro's Adventure (ポポロクロイス物語 ピエトロ王子の大冒険)Jun 1996 ~ Jul 1996
Shiren the Wanderer (風来のシレン)Jun 1996 ~ Aug 1996 (B)
► Saturn Bomberman (サターンボンバーマン)Jul 1996 ~ Aug 1996
► Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden (ボンバーマン・ビーダマン爆外伝)Oct 1996 ~ Dec 1999 (B)
Crash Bandicoot (クラッシュ・バンディクー)Dec 1996 ~ Feb 1997 (B)
Star Fox 64 (スターフォックス64)Apr 1997 ~ Jun 1997 (B)
Crash Bandicoot: Dance! Jump! Daibouken (クラッシュ・バンディクー ダンス!でジャンプ!な大冒険)Dec 1997 ~ Feb 1999
Chocobo's Mysterious Story (チョコボのふしぎものがたり) Aug 1998 - Jan 2001
Taro the Space Alien (うちゅう人 田中太郎) Aug 1998 ~ Sep 2004 (M/B)
Small Soldiers (スモール・ソルジャーズ)Nov 1998 ~ Jan 1999
Crash Bandicoot: Kattobi! Spin World (クラッシュバンディクー かっとび!スピンワールド)Apr 1999 ~ Jun 2004 (M/B)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (ゼルダの伝説 時のオカリナ)May 1999 ~ Aug 1999 (H)
Puyo Puyo! (ぷよぷよだ〜!)Jun 1999 ~ Dec 1999 (B)
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (スター・ウォーズ エピソード1/ファントム・メナス)Jul 1999 ~ Aug 1999
Custom Robo (カスタムロボ)Aug 1999 ~ Dec 1999 (B)
Donkey Kong: Uho Uho Dai Shizen Gag (ドンキーコング ウホウホ大自然ギャグ)Sep 1999 ~ Jun 2001 (M/B)
Spyro-Kun: Tondemo Adventure (とんでもアドベンチャー スパイロくん)Mar 2000 ~ May 2000
Dokapon Millenium Quest (ドカポン ミレニアムクエスト)Aug 2000 ~ Sep 2000
Rockman EXE (ロックマンエグゼ)Feb 2001 ~ Sep 2006
Custom Robo V2 (カスタムロボV2)Feb 2001 ~ Jun 2001 (B)
Ape Escape: Uki Uki ai Sakusen (サルゲッチュ ウキウキ大作戦!)Mar 2001 ~ May 2003 (M/B)
Shippuu Tengoku Kaze no Klonoa (疾風天国 風のクロノア)Apr 2001 ~ Jun 2003 (B)
► Bomberman Story: An Omen of Conflict!! (ボンバーマンストーリー 新たなる激闘の予感!!)May 2001
Game Boy Wars (ゲームボーイウォーズ)Dec 2001 ~ Jun 2002 (B)
Dash & Spin: Chosoku Sonic (ダッシュ&スピン 超速ソニック)Feb 2002 ~ May 2005 (B)
Jak & Daxter: Itachi De Warui Ka!! (ジャック×ダクスター イタチで悪いか!!)Feb 2002 ~ Feb 2003 (B)
Bakusho Network: Rockman-Yaro EXE (爆笑ネットワーク ロックマン野郎エグゼ)Jun 2002 ~ Feb 2003 (B)
The Legendary Starfy (伝説のスタフィー) Jun 2002 ~ Oct 2005 (B)
► Bakuretsu!! Bomberman Jetters (爆裂!! ボンバーマンジェッターズ)Sep 2002 ~ Mar 2003
Custom Robo GX (カスタムロボGX)Oct 2002 ~ Feb 2003 (B)
Astro Boy: Tetsuwan Atom (ASTRO BOY 鉄腕アトム)Apr 2003 ~ Feb 2004 (B)
Battle! EXE-Brothers Rockmen (激闘!エグゼ兄弟ロックメーン!)Apr 2003 ~ Aug 2006 (B)
► Soreike!! Bomberman Jetters (それいけ!!ボンバーマンジェッターズ)Apr 2003 ~ Nov 2003
Rockman Zero (ロックマンゼロ)Jun 2003 ~ Feb 2006 (B)
Boktai / Solar Boy Django (太陽少年ジャンゴ)Sep 2003 ~ Jul 2007
Pokémon Colosseum: Snatcher Leo (ポケモンコロシアムスナッチャー・レオ)Nov 2003 - Feb 2004
F-Zero Grade School (F-ZERO小学校)Dec 2003 ~ Oct 2004 (B)
Ratchet & Clank: Gagaga! Legend of the Galaxy's Limit (ラチェット&クランク ガガガ!銀河のがけっぷち伝説)Feb 2004 ~ Feb 2008 (B)
Oredayo!! Wario dayo!! (オレだよ!ワリオだよ!!)May 2005 ~ Mar 2013 (I)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team (ポケモン不思議のダンジョン ギンジの救助隊)Dec 2005 ~ Oct 2006 (B)
Garuru Rockman EXE (ガルル ロックマンエグゼ)Jan 2006 ~ Jan 2007 (I)
The Legendary Starfy R (伝説のスタフィーR) Apr 2006 ~ Apr 2008 (B)
Animal Crossing Wild World: Pepper Village Nuts! (おいでよ どうぶつの森 〜ペッパー村のナッツ!〜)Jul 2006 ~ Feb 2007 (M/B)
Animal Crossing: Wild World (おいでよ どうぶつの森)Nov 2006 ~ Sep 2007
Shooting Star Rockman (流星のロックマン)Oct 2006 - Jan 2008
War!! Shooting Star Rockman (ウォー!!流星のロックマン)Nov 2006 ~ Jul 2007 (I)
Hoshi no Kirby: Pupupu Hour Broadcast! (星のカービィ! も〜れつプププアワー!)Dec 2006 - Oct 2016 (M/B)
Shuugeki On-Air!! Shooting Star Rockmen! (笑劇オンエア!!流星のロックメ〜ン)Dec 2006 ~ Dec 2008 (B)
Professor Layton and the Cheerful Mystery (レイトン教授とユカイな事件) Feb 2008 ~ Feb 2012 (B)
TRIBE Shooting Star Rockman Butou Gaiden (トライブ 流星のロックマン 武闘外伝)Feb 2008 ~ Jul 2008
Pokémon Ranger Batonnage: The Top Ranger's Road (ポケモンレンジャー バトナージ -トップレンジャーへの道- )Apr 2008 ~ Jun 2008 (B)
Shooting Star Rockman 3 (流星のロックマン3)Dec 2008 ~ Jan 2009
Animal Crossing: Nook's Cranny Hilarity (おいでよ涙と笑いのタヌキ商店〜どうぶつの森〜)Feb 2009 ~ Jun 2009 (B)
LOST PLANET -UNEXPECTED ONE-May 2010 ~ Nov 2010 (G)
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd: Go For Zinogre!! (モンスターハンターポータブル3rd 目指せジンオウガ!!)Nov 2010 (G)
Devil Survivor: Overclocked G (デビルサバイバーオーバークロックG)Jul 2011 (G)
Monster Hunter 3G Tri: Hunter's Spirit (モンスターハンター3G トライ!HUNTER魂)Nov 2011 (G)
Hoshi no Kirby: Pac to Daibaku Show!! (星のカービィ パクッと大爆ショー!!)Sep 2012 ~ Sep 2014 (I)
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (とびだせ どうぶつの森 )Oct 2012 ~ Jun 2015 (M/B)
Professor Layton and the Little Riddle (レイトン教授と小さなナゾ )Oct 2012 ~ Jun 2013 (B)
Pokemon Tretta (ポケモントレッタ) Feb 2013 ~ Dec 2013 (B)
LEGO LEGO Let's LEGO Ninjago!! (レゴレゴレッツ レゴニンジャゴー!!)Apr 2015 ~ Feb 2016 (B)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: We're The Ninja Turtles! (ミュータント タートルズ 〜オレたちゃカメな4忍組〜)Jun 2014 ~ May 2015 (I)
Hoshi no Kirby: Motto Daibaku Show!! (星のカービィ もっと大爆ショー!!)Jun 2015 ~ Aug 2015 (I)
Splatoon (スプラトゥーン)Apr 2016 ~ ongoing (M/B)
Marvel Future Avengers (マーベル フューチャー・アベンジャーズ)Apr 2017 ~ Feb 2018 (B)
ARMS: Sugoude Gag Fight! (ARMS スゴウデギャグファイト!)Nov 2017 ~ ongoing (I)

Famicom Rocky

ファミコンロッキー

By Motoyuki Asai (あさいもとゆき), ran from March 1985 to September 1987, with occasional appearances in Bessatsu CoroCoro between August 1986 and February 1987; different stories also ran in Shogakukan Ninensei.

Hotheaded middle-school student Yuuki Todoroki tries new games and is challenged by his foes, dramatising every minor upset with at least five thousand speedlines and reaction shots. Also features tons of made-up bullshit.

Famicom Rocky also ran in Shogaku Ninensei with new stories, some revisiting games already covered in CoroCoro.

The series was collected in eight volumes from 1985 to 1987, partially reprinted in two volumes in 2001, and reprinted in full in 2009 with an additional ninth volume, containing strips that were never collected and some never even printed! Two episodes have also been released on Kindle.
Two chapters have been translated to English courtesy of Pepsiman, whose Giant Bomb blog post brought the series some ironic appreciation in the west.

City Connection

シティコネクション

A one-off manga by Iwata Kazuhisa (岩田和久), published on October 1985. Some stupid kid plays a simulation of the game while Clarissa rides shotgun.
Raw scans can be found on MEGA.

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Bomberman Bakuhatsu Family

ボンバーマン爆発家族

A one-off manga by Haruo Saitou (さいとうはるお), published in the CoroCoro Comic Super New Year's Supplement 1986 (コロコロコミック増刊号 86年スーパー新年増刊). A blast-happy kid teaches his parents the way of Bomberman.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Mach Rider

マッハライダー

A one-off manga by Koji Yasue (安江浩司), published in the CoroCoro Comic Super New Year's Supplement 1986 (コロコロコミック増刊号 86年スーパー新年増刊).
A couple of plucky junkrats protect their town from bandits with a little help from their kickass motorbike.

Pac-Land

パックランド

A one-off manga by Michiaki Tanaka (田中道明), published in the CoroCoro Comic Super New Year's Supplement 1986 (コロコロコミック増刊号 86年スーパー新年増刊).
Yōsei-Man helps a plucky youngster overcome Pac-Land's challenges through physical violence and slapstick. Not an actual Pac-Man manga, sadly!

Bomberman:
Hidden Character Discovery Technique

ボンバーマン かくれキャラ発見テクニック

A one-off manga by Yoji Katakura (方倉陽二), published on February 1986. Wouldn't Bomberman be so much more engaging if a babe in legwarmers was teaching you tips and tricks?

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Super Mario-Kun

スーパーマリオくん

By Yukio Sawada (沢田ユキオ), began in November 1990, with a sporadic run in Bessatsu CoroCor starting January 1991, and both currently ongoing.
The longest running Mario manga and perhaps the most prolific, having run in nearly every spin-off of CoroCoro (and even Shogaku Ninensei), and covered most major games from Super Mario World onward.

It's a dopey adaptation of the games' stories for kids, as you'd expect, with immature gags and the occasional cornball twist thrown into the mix.

The series has been a constant of CoroCoro for nearly thirty years, and as of this writing there are over 50 volumes collecting it, and then some; the contents of each volume (up to volume 36) can be found at ML Koryaku Domei (ML攻略・同盟). It's also seen a number of off-shoots and spinoffs, including:


Official French and Spanish translations began publishing in 2014 and 2016, though the series has never made it to English shores and fan translation efforts have been a bit scattershot. Chapters 1 to 7 of the first volume were translated by Bluefire101 back in 2008, though it only seems to be found on e-reader sites.
TheMarioKunFanslator translated assorted chapters from volume 1 and 19 back in 2012. Volume 12's Donkey Kong related content has been translated by MiloScat. Various page scans and translations are on the Mario Boards courtesy of Baby Luigi and Walkazo, and by this point you're just scrounging up flotsam and jetsam from various forums!

Sonic the Hedgehog

ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ

By Koichi Tanaka (田中康一), ran from August 1992 to June 1994 in Bessatsu CoroCoro, with episodes in the 1992 Summer Vacation Edition and 1993 Spring Break Edition. An off-shoot of the Shogakukan Gakusho series, following the dorky kid Nicky and his unknowing superhero identity, Sonic.

Never reprinted. This Sonic Retro thread is seemingly your one-stop shop for all known scans of the various series, though most episodes are still missing in action.

April 1993

Hedgehog Town's football team is clobbered by J-League Town's robot players.
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Super Bomberman

スーパーボンバーマン

By Musashino Atsushi (むさしのあつし), ran from March 1993 to September 2002, and intermittent runs in Bessatsu CoroCoro from April 1994 to October 2005. A 4-koma gag strip mining every possible joke you could imagine from a series about dudes blowing each other up.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Star Fox

スターフォックス

A one-off manga by Takao Aoki (青木たかお), published in the 1993 Spring Break Edition (コロコロコミック増刊号 93年春休み増刊).

Never reprinted, and images shared by @togepi1125 are the only known remnant of it.

World Heroes: Gekito Eiyuden

ワールドヒーローズ 激闘英雄伝

By Hiroshi Kato (かとう ひろし), ran from April 1994 to February 1995, and also appeared in the February and April 1994 volumes of Bessatsu CoroCoro. Roughly translated as "Tales of Fighting Champions".

Collected in three volumes.

Garou Densetsu Special

餓狼伝説スペシャル

By Takahiro Yamashita (山下高弘), ran in Monthly CoroCoro from June 1994 to February 1995, and in Bessatsu CoroCoro from April 1994 to February 1995. Silly chibi antics and 4-koma with the gang from Fatal Fury Special.

Collected in two volumes.

X-MEN

Xメン


(image source)

Written by Eugene Ishikawa (石川裕人), illustrated by Tetsuro Ueyama (上山徹郎) for its first episode, then by Billy Tachibana (ビリータチバナ) for the remainder. Ran from June 1994 to June 1995 in Bessatsu CoroCoro. A Japanese take on Marvel's X-Men inspired by the '90s cartoon.

Tetsuro Ueyama's portion was reprinted in 1997 by doujin circle CLA, though the rest has never been collected.

Uho Uho Donkey-Kun

ウホウホドンキーくん

By Yumiko Sudo (須藤ゆみこ), ran from January 1995 to May 1997 in Monthly CoroCoro, then resumed in Bessatsu CoroCoro from December 1997 to December 1998. Capers with the cast of Donkey Kong Country.

Collected in five volumes. The only English coverage I'm aware of is general commentary on the five volumes by DoctorMooDB (vol. 1~2 / vol. 3 / vol. 4~5).

Hono no Hakkyukuken: Virtua Fighter

炎の八極拳 バーチャファイター

By Billy Tachibana (ビリー・タチバナ), ran from January 1996 to May 1996 in Monthly CoroCoro, and a single instalment appeared in the December 1995 volume of Bessatsu CoroCoro. Roughly translated as "Flames of Bajíquán" and mostly based off the then-ongoing anime series.

The five episodes in Monthly CoroCoro were reprinted in the Virtua Fighter TV Anime Gensaku (バーチャファイター バーチャファイター―TVアニメ原作), though I don't think the Bessatsu episode was ever reprinted.

Saturn Bomberman

サターンボンバーマン

By Takahiro Yamashita (やましたたかひろ), ran from July to August 1996. A manic adaptation of Saturn Bomberman's first stage, padding it out by repeatedly having the heroes get pummelled senseless.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden

ボンバーマン・ビーダマン爆外伝

By Koichi Mitaka (三鷹公一), ran in Bessatsu CoroCoro from October 1996 to December 1999. A reimagining of Bomberman as marble-shooting, mecha-piloting heroes and fending off the era-spanning influences of Dark Mother.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Crash Bandicoot

クラッシュ・バンディクー

(image source: crash_fanjp, originally from Crash Around The World)

By Takahiro Yamashita (やましたたかひろ), ran from December 1996 to February 1997 in Bessatsu CoroCoro. The first of several manga of Japan's favourite western mascot.

Never reprinted, and mighty freakin' elusive from the looks of it - the only image floating around is the same one from Naughty Dog's website circa 1999!

Star Fox 64

スターフォックス64

By Takahiro Yamashita (やましたたかひろ), ran from April 1997 to June 1997 in Bessatsu CoroCoro. Cutesy antics with the Star Fox crew.

Never reprinted, and only a few pages have been shared by Twitter user @togepi1125 ([1] [2]).

Crash Bandicoot:
Dance! Jump! Daibouken

クラッシュ・バンディクー ダンス!でジャンプ!な大冒険

By Kawashima Ari (川島亜理, ran from December 1997 to February 1999.

Collected in two volumes with seven episodes in each... meaning if it ran for fifteen months then there must be an episode missing, right? Ooer. The volumes have been translated to English over at Crash Mania.

Small Soldiers

スモール・ソルジャーズ

By Michiro Ueyama (上山道郎), ran from November 1998 to January 1999. Yes, the Joe Dante film about rampant G.I. Joes got a manga adaptation. CoroCoro is nuts, man!

A collected edition was released in December 1998, and now sells for absolutely ludicrous sums. Totally unacknowledged in the English-speaking realm as far as I'm aware.

Crash Bandicoot: Kattobi! Spin World

クラッシュバンディクー かっとび!スピンワールド

By Hideki Goto (後藤英貴), ran in Monthly CoroCoro from 1999 across April to June, then October 1999 to January 2000, before moving to Bessatsu CoroCoro from April 2000 to June 2004.

Shockingly, despite five years of content, it has never been reprinted.

April 1999

Cortex is cutting down all the trees.
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June 1999

Crash and Cortex fight over fish.

October 1999

Little Baby T's been abandoned.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

ゼルダの伝説 時のオカリナ

(image source: Monthly CoroCoro April 1999 ad)

By Toshio Tanigami (谷上俊夫), ran in the short-lived Hyper CoroCoro, which only had two volumes released May 1999 and August 1999.

Never reprinted, never to be seen again!

Star Wars Episode I:
The Phantom Menace

スター・ウォーズ エピソード1/ファントム・メナス

By Kia Asamiya ( 麻宮 騎亜 ), ran from July 1999 to August 1999. Everybody's absolute favourite prequel adventure gets a rather luscious manga treatment.

A collected edition was released in Japan on September 1999, and later the same year in English by Dark Horse across two volumes. It's cheap, common, and also available on Kindle!

Donkey Kong: Uho Uho Dai Shizen Gag

ドンキーコング ウホウホ大自然ギャグ

By Makoto Hijioka (ひじおか誠), ran from September 1999 to June 2000 in Monthly CoroCoro, then resumed in Bessatsu CoroCoro from October 2000 to June 2001. Roughly translated as "Mother Nature Gags".

All fifteen episodes were collected in two volumes.

Spyro-Kun: Tondemo Adventure

とんでもアドベンチャー スパイロくん

By Santa Harukaze (春風邪三太), ran from March 2000 to May 2000. A tie-in for the Japanese release of Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage.

Never reprinted.

March 2000

Spyro and pals hit the beach, only for Ripto to hold Zoe hostage.
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April 2000

Ripto and Moneybags fight to reach a safe full of valuables first.

May 2000
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Shippuu Tengoku Kaze no Klonoa

疾風天国 風のクロノア

By Hiroshi Kato (かとうひろし), ran from April 2001 to Apr 2004 in Bessatsu CoroCoro Comic. Roughly translated as "Hurricane Heaven: Winds of Klonoa".

The series was collected in two volumes, though five stories (presumably from August 2003 onward) were never reprinted. The two volumes have been translated to English by powerstone05.

Bomberman Story: An Omen of Conflict!!

ボンバーマンストーリー 新たなる激闘の予感!!

A one-off manga by Inuki Eiji (犬木栄治), available only as a pack-in booklet with the May 2001 volume of Monthly CoroCoro. Straight-laced shonen battles with Max as a supposed prelude to Bomberman Tournament, a rarely-seen serious take on the source material.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Dash & Spin: Chousoku Sonic

ダッシュ&スピン 超速ソニック

By Santa Harukaze (春風邪三太), ran in Bessatsu CoroCoro from February 2002 to February 2005, with occasional 4-koma strips in Monthly CoroCoro. Roughly translated as "Super Speed Sonic", extremely dopey comedy adventures with the cast of Sonic Adventure.

The series was collected in two volumes, though I've a feeling the 19th episode wasn't reprinted. Raw scans apparently floated around on the Sonic CulT forums years ago, but are now long gone.

The first five chapters were translated by Ryoga Masaki and have been reposted everywhere from YouTube to SmackJeeves, but the original source files appear to be lost. And because Sonic fans are an anal lot, the first chapter was translated again with extra profanity by gameplayer1001, and also abandoned in short order.

The Legendary Starfy

伝説のスタフィー

By Yumiko Sudo (須藤ゆみこ), ran from June 2002 to October 2005 in Bessatsu CoroCoro.

Collected in two volumes totalling 19 chapters, meaning there are two episodes that never got reprinted. I don't know of any translation efforts as of yet.

Bakuretsu!! Bomberman Jetters

爆裂!! ボンバーマンジェッターズ

By Matsuhara Tomofumi (まつばらともふみ), ran from September 2002 to March 2003. Young Shirobom is part of the Jetters, an interstellar group determined to stop the Hige Hige Bandits from stealing precious items.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

Soreike!! Bomberman Jetters

それいけ!! ボンバーマンジェッターズ

By Takeshi Tamai (玉井たけし), ran from April 2003 to November 2003. Further adventures of the Jetters, going even further off the rails than before.

See the Totally Bombastic Bomberman Shrine Place for scans and info!

F-Zero Grade School

F-ZERO小学校

(image source: F-Zero Falcon Densetsu cross-sell flyer)

By Suzuo Yataka (矢高鈴央), ran from December 2003 to October 2004 in Bessatsu CoroCoro for 6 episodes. The cast of F-Zero: Falcon Densetsu get reimagined as schoolkids. We could've finally gotten a serious F-Zero comic, but not this time, it seems. I'm not bitter, I'm not bitter...!

Never reprinted and barely acknowledged online; Twitter user @gyuntento shared some excerpts ( [1] [2] [3] [4]), but that's your lot. Bessatsu's already stupidly rare, so the chances of seeing this in full are mighty slim!

Ore Dayo! Wario Dayo!!

オレだよ!ワリオだよ!!

By Yukio Sawada (沢田ユキオ), ran in CoroCoro Ichiban! from May 2005 to March 2013. Translated as "I Am Wario!!" on the book covers. A spin-off of Super Mario-Kun covering Wario's games, including Wario World, Shake It! and more.

Collected in four volumes, though I doubt they're exhaustive; the last volume was released December 2012, leaving the final four episodes without a reprint, and who's to say for the rest? No scanning or translations efforts either as far as I know.

Shooting Star Rockman

流星のロックマン

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By Masaya Itagaki (板垣雅也), ran from October 2006 to January 2008. Alternately titled "Ryuusei no Rockman", what's known in the west as Mega Man Star Force.

Collected in three volumes. Scans can be found at Tanjou Scanlations.

TRIBE Shooting Star Rockman
Butou Gaiden

トライブ 流星のロックマン 武闘外伝

By Masaya Itagaki (板垣雅也), ran from February 2008 to July 2008. A side-story to Mega Man Star Force 2 and alternately titled "Ryuusei no Rockman TRIBE: Battle Tales", reinterpreting Mega Man's "Tribe On" transformations as distinct characters with warring feuds.

Collected in a single volume. Scans can be found at Tanjou Scanlations.

Shooting Star Rockman 3

流星のロックマン3

By Ryo Takamisaki (鷹岬諒), previewed in November 2008 before running from December 2008 (in a pack-in booklet) to January 2009. Alternately titled "Ryuusei no Rockman 3", and based off the final Mega Man Star Force instalment.

Never reprinted.

Lost Planet -Unexpected One-


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By Hideaki Fujii (藤異秀明), ran in the Summer 2010 and Winter 2010 volumes of CoroCoro G. A side-story made to promote the release of Lost Planet 2.

Never reprinted.

LEGO LEGO Let's LEGO Ninjago!!

レゴレゴレッツ レゴニンジャゴー!!


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By Suzuki Sabakan (鈴木サバ缶), ran from April 2015 to February 2016 in Bessatsu CoroCoro. A wacky gag comic with the stars of Ninjago, with very little ninja-ing going on.

Never reprinted. The first episode has been translated by @MomoDriller.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
Ore Tacha Kame na 4 Shinobu-gumi

ミュータント タートルズ 〜オレたちゃカメな4忍組〜


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By Dynamic Taro (ダイナミック太郎), ran from June 2014 to May 2015 in CoroCoro Ichiban. Roughly translated as "We're The Ninja Turtles!" and a tie-in to the 2012 animated series. Ordinary schoolkid Urashimada Taro serves as the unwilling caretaker of the wacky and off-the-wall turtles, who are mistaken for foreign exchange students. This premise sounds familiar.

Never reprinted. Fahti translated a preview of the first story that was published on the CoroCoro website.

Splatoon

スプラトゥーン

By Sankichi Hinodeya (ひのでや参吉), began in Bessatsu CoroCoro from April 2016 and ended June 2017, though its Monthly CoroCoro run (started March 2017) is currently ongoing as of August 2018.
Gang warfare with fashionable squids. Wake me up when Marina and Pearl show up.

The series has been collected in multiple paperbacks and is currently seeing official releases in French, German, and an English translation from Viz.

Marvel Future Avengers

マーベル フューチャー・アベンジャーズ

By Teruaki Mizuno (水野 輝), ran from April 2017 to February 2018 in Bessatsu CoroCoro. Tying in with the anime of the same, Marvel's superheroes get the children's manga treatment... with obligatory kid protagonists stealing the spotlight.

Collected in a single volume released February 2018.

ARMS: Sugoude Gag Fight!

ARMS スゴウデギャグファイト!

By Sakura (咲良), began November 2017 in CoroCoro Ichiban and currently ongoing. Spring Man and Ribbon Girl engage in extending-arm-related shenanigans.

No collected edition yet; it's too early to say if it'll get a volume or not, but colour me doubtful! The CoroCoro website has a preview of the first episode.

4-Koma

4コマ

Full-colour four-panel comic strips that appear in the news and hobbies pages of Monthly CoroCoro. They aren't listed in the contents page of each volume, so there's no real record of when a 'series' begins or ends.

Rayman

レイマン

By Hori Yoshikazu[?] (堀美一).

2002: Mar

Sonic the Hedgehog

ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ

By Santa Harakuze (春風邪三太). Part of the "SegaCoro Game Powers" pages which focused on SEGA's releases on Nintendo consoles, hence why some strips cover the likes of Super Monkey Ball.

2002: Oct / Nov (1) / Nov (2) / Dec

2003: Jan / Feb / Mar

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