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Tarakotchi USA

Tarakotchi original

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Tarakotchi (たらこっち) is an adult character who debuted on the original Tamagotchi. He could originally be either gender but has been male since the Chou Jinsei Enjoi Tamagotchi Plus in Japan, and the Version 4 worldwide. He was formerly obtained with severe neglect, but nowadays, he is obtained with either average or bad care.


Tarakotchi is naughty and selfish. He also has short patience and chatters a lot. He is a hasty type, so he is always in a state of confusion. He loves to roll and tumble, and is an avid skateboarder. An unfortunate flaw is his stinky feet, but its charming smile is the secret to its popularity. His favorite food is Teriyaki Chicken.

The Nintendo Power guide to the Tamagotchi Gameboy game stated: "A voracious appetite and smelly feet are just two of the infamous Tarakotchi's vices. It's also surprisingly selfish for an adult Tamagotchi."


Tarakotchi has giant lips and thin legs but no arms, a small tuft of hair rendered as a mohawk in some artworks, pink cheeks, and a fat, bean-shaped body - in the original Japanese artwork, he had visible toes. In his original US artwork, his hair is missing, his body is pink instead of flesh tone, and his beak is violet instead of pink. On the Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. app, it has pink and green variations. He also slightly resembles a duck or a chicken.

On Virtual Pets

Original Tamagotchi

Tarakotchi can come from either Tamatchi or Kuchitamatchi with extreme neglect. Tarakotchi is considered the worst character on this version, and will pass away after a few days. Tarakotchi sleeps at 10 PM and wakes up at 10 AM.

Tamagotchi Connection

Tarakotchi can appear in any generation and is one of the three average care adults, evolving from the four teenagers if they received better physical care than emotional care. If a teenager has no discipline when they evolve, Tarakotchi, Hanatchi and Androtchi will be the best adults that they can become even if they had no care mistakes.

Tarakotchi's two items earned from connecting are the Skateboard and Boots, and its unique meal and snack is a chunk of meat on a bone and a donut. Tarakotchi sleeps from 10pm to 9am.

Tamagotchi Connection V2 and V3

Tarakotchi appears in odd generations with average care.

Entama and Version 4

Tarakotchi is a male Kuchi family adult, and will evolve from Young Kuchipatchi or Oniontchi if they have a majority of Style points. On the V4, in addition to this they need to have been given above-average care and have a total of at least 60 skill points.

Tamagotchi Music Star

He is a bad care character who appears on odd-numbered generations.

TamaTown Tama-Go

He is a bad care adult who can evolve from any teen.

In Media

Tamagotchi Video Adventures

A female Tarakotchi is part of the group of Tamagotchis sent to find an Earth artifact for the Tamagotchi Museum. She is partnered with Zatchi, and the two manage to bring back a copy machine. Previously, the two had visited Mars and taken an alien vehicle for the museum.

Name Origin

Japanese. Tarako is a type of fish caviar, but can be used as an insult that means "Fish lips".


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