Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

From Sonic Retro

Has Bean, Japanese Title

I don't see anything in the manual to indicate that Has Bean is the protagonist - is there a source for this? Page 13 of the North American manual refers to Has Bean as a guest character, and the manual in general treats the player as the protagonist.

Also, in the JP version of Sonic Mega Collection, the game is referred to as ドクターエッグマンのミーンビーンマシーン (Doctor Eggman no Mean Bean Machine) on the menus/packaging/website. Does anyone know if there have been any other instances of this title being used? Off the top of my head, I can't think of any other Japanese releases beyond SMC/SMC+. --Pecky (talk) 19:00, 8 September 2019 (EDT)

It occurred to me that the Game Gear version was on Sonic Adventure DX. Would anyone be able to check what title is used when the menu text is set to Japanese? --Pecky (talk) 19:43, 10 September 2019 (EDT)