Hatugatchi (はつがっち Hatsugatchi) is an adult male character that debuted on the Tamagotchi Connection Version 5.
Hatugatchi looks like a young tree or twig. He has a light green face, a brown body, shiny black eyes, pink cheeks, a dark green beak and a dark green leaf on his head.
Hatugatchi takes very good care of the leaf on his head and he adores Grippatchi for her abundant leaves. His favorite foods are beans and pudding.
On Virtual Pets
Tamagotchi Connection Version 5
Hatugatchi is one of the three male adult Tamagotchis in the Smart Family. Hatugatchi evolves from Mamekatchi with low bonding (0%-30%), but can also evolve from Bakutchi or Korokotchi with low bonding if it is trained to have high points in the smart group (more than the cheerful and easy-going group). If Hatugatchi is fed Sesame Pudding, he will turn into KuroMametchi. If Hatugatchi marries, he will turn into a PapaMametchi.
In the Anime
Hatugatatchi appears in Tamagotchi: Happiest Story in the Universe! as a minor character.
Hatugatchi's name may come from the Japanese word "hatsuga", which means burgeoning (to grow or devolop quickly). This may refer to the way he looks like a young plant.