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|Taiwan Chinese: 忍者吉|
Gozarutchi (ござるっち Gozarutchi) is male adult Tamagotchi that first debuted on the Tamagotchi Connection and has since been a well-known character in the franchise. In all releases of Tamagotchi he appears on, Gozarutchi is the worst care character.
In the anime, Gozarutchi is voiced by Kiyotaka Furushima.
Gozarutchi resembles a ninja. He wears a navy blue suit with two white stripes on the front. He is usually shown carrying a shuriken, also known as a ninja star. He has a small point on top of his head. His mouth is almost always nonvisible, for example, when he is speaking in the anime his mouth doesn't open. However, some of his sprite artwork shows his open mouth when he's eating.
Gozarutchi's specialty is throwing ninja stars, and he hopes to someday be a ninja. He possesses many ninja abilities. According to his sister Kunoitchi, he actually has low blood pressure and is not a morning person. He lives in Gozaru Village. He adds "de gozaru" to the ends of his sentences.
"De Gozaru"(～でござる ) is an archaic Japanese phrase spoken at the end of sentences like the modern "Desu". It is associated with samurai, ninja, and the time period surrounding them.
Gozarutchi's sister. Everything about her is mystery but the fact that she is trying to be a ninja-lady, otherwise known as a kunoichi. It has been rumored that she always wears fashionable clothes underneath her ninja costume.
Gozarutchi's mother. She used to be a pop-star but became a ninja to hide it. Kashiratchi is oblivious to this.
Gozarutchi's father. He is a teacher at the Ninja Training Center at Gozaru Village. He is also a great fan of popstars, like Lovelin. Hidden underneath his costume is a picture of his favorite star. He keeps it a secret but his whole family knows about it.
In the Anime
Let's Go! Tamagotchi
Gozarutchi appears somewhat frequently in the first few seasons of Tamagotchi!. He is a student at Tamagotchi School. In episode 22, he gives Kikitchi ninja lessons. Kikitchi was skeptical at first, but later he became impressed with Gozarutchi and started calling him master.
Gozarutchi appears as a minor character. He is a student at DoriTama School, and he is part of the school's soccer team. In episode 12, he and the other soccer players compete against Motetchi's team.
- Unlike most mascot characters, Gozarutchi doesn't own a Tama Pet.