Tonmarutchi resembles a round, green ball with eyes, a mouth, and a large point on the top of its head.
Tonmarutchi likes to mess up its hair. Supplemental art depicts Tonmarutchi hiding in a cardboard box when it gets nervous.
As stated by the Nintendo Power Tamagotchi Gameboy guide: "Tonmarutchi may look like Marutchi, but it's much grumpier than its cheerful cousin. It's a nervous sort, and likes to hide in small or narrow spaces."
On Virtual Pets
Tonmarutchi always evolves from Shirobabytchi after one hour, and can become either Tongaritchi with good care, or Hashitamatchi with poor care after 48-72 hours. It has a base weight of 10 LBs, loses a heart every 60 minutes and sleeps from 8 PM to 9 AM. It can die at this stage onwards if neglcted.
In Video Games
Tonmarutchi is the unhealthy child, evolving from Babytchi and Shirobabytchi with ten or more stress. If its stress is under ten, it will evolve into Tamatchi with zero selfishness or Tongaritchi with one or two selfishness, and if its stress is ten or higher it will evolve into Kuchitamatchi with less than two selfishness or Hashitamatchi with two selfishness.
Hoshi de Hakken!! Tamagotchi
Tonmarutchi is the sole child stage character of the Group F line. It always evolves from Shirobabytchi, and will evolve into Tongaritchi with good care or Hashitamatchi with bad care.
- It is possible that Tonmarutchi was going to be featured on the Tamagotchi Connection Version 1, but was replaced by Kinakomotchi, since Tonmarutchi and Kinakomotchi look similar, are the two child characters, and Tonmarutchi only appears on the Generation 2 Tamagotchi.
- In Tamagotchi CD-ROM, it is the exact same color as Marutchi.
"Ton" is short for "Tongari", which means a pointy hat, or a sharp point. This refers to the mound on top of its head. "Maru" means round, relating to his round body. Tonmarutchi may also come from Marutchi's name, having "Ton" added to Marutchi as a prefix.
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