How to install Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)
on Manjaro Linux

Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)

Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)

林博仁(Buo-ren, Lin) (brlin)

An open-source cross-platform port of the unforgiving Japanese platformer

Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション) is an open-source cross-platform port of the unforgiving Japanese platformer using SDL.

It is also called "Shobon no Action," "Neko Mario," "Cat Mario," or "Cat MeOUCHio."



  • Rather than just playing this game by yourself, it is much more enjoyable to let someone who's never tried it before try playing the game.
  • Those who are under 12 years old are not allowed to play.
  • Please be aware that by playing this game, there is a possibility that you may develop trust issues towards other humans.
  • Please be aware that there is a possibility of getting stressed out while playing this game.
  • If any problems are caused by this game, please understand that the developers cannot take any responsibility.
  • If you wish to distribute this game to a large amount of people, please give credit to the original developer, Chiku (ちく).
  • The game's text is entirely in Japanese, but you do not need to understand the Japanese language in order to play.

Controls (Keyboard)


  • Left/Right: Move
  • Z or Up: Jump
  • Space: Double-speed
  • 0 (while in-game): Self-destruction
  • Escape: Exit
  • F1: Return to title screen
  • 1-9 (while at the title screen): Select level
  • 0 at the title screen: Mystery Dungeon (there is a possibility that some bugs may occur)



Please report any bugs at the snap's issue tracker:

This snap is maintained by the Snapcrafters community and is not endorsed or officially maintained by the upstream developers.

Command Line Arguments


-nosound - Disables sound

Details for Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)

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Last updated
17 March 2019

Enable snaps on Manjaro Linux and install Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)

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Enable snapd

Snapd can be installed from Manjaro’s Add/Remove Software application (Pamac), found in the launch menu. From the application, search for snapd, select the result, and click Apply.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション)

To install Open Syobon Action (オープンしょぼんのアクション), simply use the following command:

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