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Not to be confused with Memetchi.

Mametchi (まめっち Mametchi) is a male adult Tamagotchi character who debuted on the original Tamagotchi, and has appeared on many versions since, serving as the series mascot. Mametchi is in the Mame Family (まめ属 Mame Zoku) and his birthday is November 23, the same date as the release of the first Tamagotchi. On almost every Tamagotchi model, he is the adult character obtained by having the healthiest care and/or having intelligence Skill Points the highest on certain release . His female counterpart and even counterpart in earlier Connection releases was Mimitchi, in later Connection releases it was Chantotchi, and his current female counterpart is Lovelitchi.


Name Origin

Mame (まめ) means diligent, but is often also interpreted as soy bean ( mame) (for example, see his Chinese names below), which possibly reference to his color scheme.

Names in other languages

Region Name
Mandarin (Taiwan) 麻每吉
Cantonese (Hong Kong) 豆豆
Russian Мамечи
Korean (official) 꼼꼼치
Korean (unofficial) 마멧치


Mametchi is light yellow and has a wide, round head with a narrow body and large, black eyes. He has two arms, two legs, and two large bumps resembling animal ears covered in black fur on top of his head. As of 2004, he has rosy pink cheeks as well as dark blue eyes and ears and in the anime he has a slightly longer body.

When Tamagotchi first launched in the US, Mametchi was classified as a female instead of a male and had a much leaner build, a smaller head and eyes, and a blue body. These changes were eventually abandoned and Mametchi's original Japanese appearance has since been maintained worldwide.

In Tamagotchi L.i.f.e., he can be yellow, pink or blue.


Mametchi is a very healthy adult Tamagotchi who is likely to have a long life. He is extremely clever with an IQ of around 250. He is a serious prodigy type, and one of the smartest Tamagotchis. He has poor drawing skills.

The Tamagotchi Record Book also describes Mametchi as being extremely serious, well-mannered and very clever; but adds that he is inflexible on some issues.

According to Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3, Mametchi once stole some candy when he was younger, implying that he used to have a mischievous side.

Official profiles
"Count yourself as a good parent if you end up with Mametchi. It's the Tamagotchi equivalent of a mathematical genius, and very polite to boot." - Nintendo Power guide to Tamagotchi Game Boy (USA, 1997)
"Mametchi loves inventing things and though sometimes he fails he will succeed - he just keeps trying! He loves to study and play sports, and works hard at everything he does" - Tamagotchi Pix Website (2021)
"Mametchi loves studying and sports, and is considered a hard-working tamagotchi. His hobby is creating inventions, but sometimes he fails...

He doesn't seem to be very good at painting!?" - Tamagotchi Smart Website (2021)

On Virtual Pets


Mametchi is a Generation 1 character. When the Tamagotchi is Marutchi, good care must be provided and the Discipline meter must be filled to 75-100%. It will evolve into Tamatchi and begin with 50% Discipline. From there, the user must maintain perfect care and fill the Discipline meter to 100%. Mametchi has a base weight of 30, wakes at 9 AM, sleeps at 10 PM, and will never make Discipline calls.

Mametchi has a maximum lifespan of 21-22 days on the original release and 24 days on the 2017 rerelease, giving it the longest lifespan of any of the standard adults. The rate at which it loses hearts depends on how old it is - one every 86 minutes from evolution until the age of 16, finally losing one every three minutes towards the end of its maximum lifespan on the originals or one every 16 minutes on the rerelease.

Santaclautch no Tamagotch

Mametchi may sometimes appear on the Tamagotchi Monitor, or sleeping in a futon in the Chimney Game.

Tamagotchi Connection

Mametchi is obtained on odd generations with perfect care. Ichigotchi and Hinotamatchi cannot evolve into Mametchi if severly neglected in the child stage, regardless of the care they were given. Its unique meal, snack and connection items are a piece of sushi, a slice of tart, and pencils and bows respectively, all shared with Mimitchi, however a tart is also one of the items that can be given as presents to any character when connecting.

Tamagotchi Connection V2

Mametchi is one of the three adults obtained on odd generations with perfect care and good care during the child stage. Its favorite food is omelet and it dislikes peanuts.

Tamagotchi Connection V3

Mametchi is one of the three adults obtained on odd generations with perfect care and good care during the child stage, and now uses the new sprites introduced on the Entama. As with the V2 its favorite food is omelet, but its least-favorite food is now bananas.

Keitai Katsuu Tamagotchi Plus

Mametchi is obtained on even generations with perfect care. If married to a Violetchi, any offspring they have will eventually evolve into Paparatchi if they are raised into a Dorotchi.

Keitai Katsuu Tamagotchi Plus Akai

A version of Mametchi known as Aka Mametchi is obtained on even generations with perfect care. If married to a Ribotchi, any offspring they have will eventually evolve into Paparatchi if they are raised into a Tengutchi.

Tamagotchi Mini

Mametchi is the perfect care adult. He evolves into Super Unchikun in the Japanese and Good Luck versions if good care is maintained, Ginjirotchi in the English editions with the same conditions, or Bill on the 2017 rereleases. Marutchi cannot evolve into Mametchi if the previous character was a Darumatchi that died of old age.

Chou Jinsei Enjoi Tamagotchi Plus

Mametchi is a male Mame adult that evolves from Young Mametchi or Young Androtchi if their Intelligence is their highest guts, and is the mascot of the Mame Group. He will graduate from school about 24 hours after evolving, and can evolve into Tensaitchi if he becomes a scientist and reaches 999 Intelligence within 72 hours of obtaining a job.

Tamagotchi Connection V4

Mametchi evolves from a male Mame teen or a male Universal teen with high Intelligence points. He can evolve into Tensaitchi with 350 or more Intelligence points and 450 or more points in total.

Tamagotchi Connection V4.5

Mametchi is a male Universal adult, evolving from Hikotchi or Hashitamatchi. Any offspring Mametchi produces will evolve into a universal teen with perfect care.


Mametchi evolves from Young Mametchi if his relationship level is high enough and evolves into Ojitchi after 15 days have passed.

Tamagotchi Connection V5

Mametchi evolves from Mamekatchi, Bakutchi and Korokotchi with high bonding (80%-100%) and if they have Smart influence. He will evolve into Papamametchi when married, and if married to a Chantotchi at 100% bonding will produce the Mame Family. The eldest Mimifuwatchi will evolve into a Mametchi after an hour.

Tamagotchi Connection V5.5 Celebrity

Mametchi is a male adult obtained through low bonding and Social influence. He can evolve into Eiyuutchi via eating a Golden Bean, and will evolve into Tonotchi on the Japanese version when married or Papamametchi on the international releases.

Tamagotchi Music Star

Mametchi is obtained from any male teen on odd generations with perfect care.

Tamagotchi Plus Color

Mametchi is obtained from any male teen on odd generations with 0 care mistakes.


Mametchi is obtained from any male teen on odd generations with 0 care mistakes.

Tamagotchi iD and Lovely Melody Ver.

Mametchi is obtained from Kilalatchi with 0 care mistakes.

Tamagotchi Nano

Mametchi is a male adult obtained through perfect care.

TamaTown Tama-Go

Mametchi is obtained from any male teen through perfect care.

Tamagotchi iD L and Princess Spacy Ver.

Mametchi is obtained from Hanikamitchi with 0-1 care mistakes.

Tamagotchi iD L 15th Anniversary Ver.

Mametchi is obtained from Kujakutchi with 0-1 care mistakes.

Tamagotchi P's

Mametchi is obtained from Cosmotchi with 0-2 care mistakes and the Intelligence and/or Strength traits.

Tamagotchi Friends

Mametchi is obtained from any male teen with perfect care and the Social trait.

Tamagotchi Friends (Dream Town ver.)

Mametchi is obtained by having any male teen win the Robotics class minigame at Dream School at least three times, and by taking generally good care of him through achieving little to no care mistakes.

Tamagotchi 4U and 4U+

Mametchi is obtained from any child with 10 or more Invention skill points and 0-4 care mistakes.


  • Oyakodon (おやこどん)
  • Sushi (おすし)
  • Donut (ドーナツ)
  • King Crown (キングクラウン)
  • Threader Car (ソーラーカー)
  • Experiment Kit (じっけんキツト)
  • Baby Pool


  • Rice (ライス)

Tamagotchi m!x

On all editions of the m!x, Mametchi can be obtained on the first generation from any male teen with less than three care mistakes. He is also a m!xable NPC in the Melody, Spacy, Sanrio, and Dream versiosn, appearing in Tamagotchi Town in all of those except the 20th Anniversary m!x, where he can be found in his Akai form at Makkakka Town. On the Gift version, Mametchi does not appear as an NPC in any town, making his genetics exclusive to the first generation. Mametchi's favorite toys are the Robot and Mini-Rocket, and his genetic traits include his ears, eyes, body, and body color.

Tamagotchi On

On all editions, Mametchi can be obtained from any male teen in the first generation through two or less care mistakes. If three or more care mistakes are made, he can alternatively be obtained by using the VR Set item 5+ times. He appears as a m!xable NPC at the Tama Resort Hotel and his favorite items are:

  • VR Set
  • Smartphone (App)
  • Vegetable Seeds (Tama Farm)
  • Balloon
  • Frisbee
  • Magic Hat (Wonder Garden)
  • Planetarium (Starry Lab)

Tamagotchi Pix

Mametchi is a raisable male adult character that can be obtained with less than 0-1 care mistakes.

In The Anime (Vintage Era)

Mametchi has appeared in every anime of Tamagotchi to date. In the Vintage era, Mametchi speaks in incomprehensible gibberish like the the other Tamagotchis.

Tamagotchi Honto no Hanashi

Mametchi first appears two and a half minutes into this short film, where he cracks open an egg, revealing a cake that Tongaritchi and Hashitamatchi eat. He is later seen getting Tarakotchi to follow him as he and the other Tamagotchis flee the Tamagotchi Planet due to Oyajitchi getting it drunk.

Anime TV de Hakken!! Tamagotchi

Mametchi is a recurring character in the vintage anime. Of the 9 episodes that have sufficed on home video, Mametchi plays starring roles in 2 of them.

In the 3rd episode, Mametchi and Ginjirotchi are seen eating at a restaurant. They order 4 different meals, and while Ginjirotchi is enjoying his orders, Mametchi's orders keep getting eaten while he thanks Kuchipatchi for delivering them. The 3rd order reveals that Nyorotchi is the one eating Mametchi's food, and Mametchi tries to keep him away from his 4th order by running away from him, but Nyorotchi ends up snatching the food and ends up getting ill from eating too much. Mametchi and Ginjirotchi then contact the hospital, and after Nyorotchi gets cured by Tarakotchi and Maskutchi, everyone, including Mametchi, enjoys a meal together.

In the following episode, Mametchi takes the role of a traffic director. He tries helping Ginjirotchi back up, which leads to him bumping into Kuchipatchi, and later helps Tarakotchi and Zuccitchi go forward, causing the latter to bump into the former. Mametchi is later seen eating rice in the middle of the road, causing the Tamagotchis around him to be stuck in traffic. Mametchi gets back to his job, and becomes exhausted doing so. Later that night, Mametchi is seen sleeping on the road, causing the nighttime drivers to be stuck in traffic.

Mametchi plays non-starring roles in the 5th episode, where he is among Ginjirotchi's audience, the 8th episode, where he operates a subterrene that Tongaritchi thought was one of the flowers in his ruined garden about to bloom, and in the 9th episode, where he confirms Ginjirotchi's passing.

Tamagotchi Video Adventures

In Tamagotchi Video Adventures, Mametchi is revealed to have contributed to the Tamagotchi Museum's Galaxy Wing by bringing back a mechanical hand from a planet named Vulcan. Mametchi is later partnered with Kusatchi in finding an artifact from the Earth. Kusatchi finds a flower and insists on bringing it back, but Mametchi believes that a nearby cat would be better, until the cat shows its claws and meows in annoyance. The two later settle with the flower and leave behind a golden egg, which the cat then plays with.

It should be noted that because Tamagotchi Video Adventures was made in the United States during the vintage era, Mametchi is written as a blue-colored female instead of a yellow-colored male like he usually is.

In the Anime (Modern Era)

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This section contains major plot-progressing story elements!

Mametchi working on an invention in Let's Go! Tamagotchi.

In the modern era, Mametchi is voiced by Rie Kugimiya in Japanese, and has had two notable English voiceovers; Stephanie Sheh in Tamagotchi: The Movie and Let's Go! Tamagotchi and Erica Mendez in the Tamagotchi Friends webisodes.

Mametchi usually plays the role of the main protagonist. He is written as a well-mannered and intelligent boy who has a pastime for crafting inventions with helpful intentions, although these inventions have a good chance of going wrong and exploding instead. Mametchi resides in a standard house in Mame City with his parents Mamametchi and Papamametchi, little sister Chamametchi, and Tama-Pets Bagubagutchi and Hapihapitchi. He gets along very well with other Tamagotchis, but his friends, or Tama-Friends, are Lovelitchi, Memetchi and Kuchipatchi.

Tamagotchi: The Movie

In the first movie, Mametchi accidentally transports Tanpopo, a human girl, to Tamagotchi Planet after a mishap happens with his transporter machine. While Mametchi and friends show Tanpopo around Tamagotchi Town, it's revealed that Mametchi is soon going to be a big brother and that he's scared of the dark due to getting trapped in a pit when he was younger. The transporter machine was originally meant to transport Sunnytchi (the sun) to him so he wouldn't be scared in dark areas.

Later on, Tanpopo and Mametchi chase after his sibling's egg which has rolled all the way to the top of a tower. They succesfully retrieve the egg after their friends rescue them from a dangerous fall and the egg hatches into Mimifuwatchi which then evolves into Chamametchi the next day. In that time period, Mametchi creates Mamesunnytchi, a smaller version of the sun. The following day, it's revealed that Sunnytchi has disappeared, causing Tamagotchi Planet to get a cold and nighttime to stay. Sunnytchi left a letter implying that Mamesunnytchi's creation caused him to leave which upsets Mametchi and makes him run off in tears, believing he caused the situation.

Determined to make things right, Mametchi, Tanpopo, and Chamametchi (who snuck aboard) ride a rocket to space to bring back Sunnytchi. After delivering a cold-curing pill to Tamagotchi Planet on Mamemame Laboratory's request, another problem arises. The rocket is being sucked in by Blackholetchi who is asleep and doesn't realize the danger he's causing them. Mametchi and Tanpopo go outside the rocket to pry a meteor off the speaker so they can wake up Blackholetchi and they successfully do so with Mametchi getting over his fear of the dark. Unfortunately, they are sucked in before they can shout at Blackholetchi so the population of Tamagotchi Planet and the planet itself shout at them instead, waking him up. Mametchi and Tanpopo are freed and Sunnytchi appears to bring the rocket back home, explaining that they left to go on hot spring tour.

Mametchi, the other Tamagotchis, and Tanpopo enjoy themselves at Gotchi King's birthday, but Mamametchi and Papamametchi inform Tanpopo that a comet taking her back to the Earth will be arriving soon. Mametchi and the others then bid a tearful farewell to Tanpopo, and in the post-credits scene, Mametchi sends her a message on her Tamagotchi device.

Let's Go! Tamagotchi

Mametchi has played several prominent roles in the Let's Go! Tamagotchi short series that followed the first movie:

Tamagotchi: Happiest Story in the Universe!

Mametchi and friends encounter the Magical Flying Library Ship piloted by Otogitchi and his sister which has storybooks that suck them in. They go on adventures in the stories, playing as the main character. After Memetchi and Makiko get into a fight over the prince who has been in their story, Mametchi gets inspired and tries to create a happy machine. Due to some mishaps, he ends up creating a living being called Hapihapitchi instead who has the power to make people happy. She goes around Tamagotchi Town making people happy, but Mametchi noticed that people fully depend on Hapihapitchi to solve their problems instead of working it out themselves. Thus, Mametchi asks her to not use her powers anymore until he can figure out a better solution.

The flying library comes to school again and this time, Mametchi and friends are sucked into a book titled, "The World's Happiest Story". Unlike the previous stories, they are not the main character. The main character is instead Happy, a man who is determined to become the happiest man in the world. They follow him on his journey and try to help him, but he refuses their help. They also notice that the story loops and never ends, and they're forced to leave when the school bell rings to bring them back to class.

Later on, Mametchi sees a tornado of paper engulfing Celebria on TV, caused by Kikitchi entering the previous book by himself at home. Mametchi goes to Mamemame Laboratory to figure out how to solve the problem and it's discovered that the storybook is unstable from the last page being ripped out and Kikitchi entering the story. Papamametchi then allows Mametchi and his friends to enter the story to rescue Kikitchi as Otogitchi goes to write the last page with his magic crayon. Unfortunately, the endings Otogitchi tries to write don't work and the magic crayon is lost as the world inside falls apart. Mametchi allows Hapihapitchi to use her powers on Happy and this, along with Kikitchi's help, allows him to find his true happy ending and actually become happy.

Suddenly, Hapihapitchi collapses and Mametchi realizes that she doesn't have any happiness left and would die soon. He asks everyone to be happy so she can become better, but everyone is too sad over the grim situation. Luckily, Happy gives her all his happiness and she springs back to life. Mametchi is later seen with his friends celebrating their success in Tamatown.


Mametchi and his friend go through events throughout the series, like making new friends, helping out of issuations, and saving the planet from an egg curse. After a tearful farewell to Kizunatchi, who left to return to her orginal to protect the hearts, and knows they'll see each other again one day, Miss Perfect tells them and hold class that since Mametchi, Memetchi and Kuchipatchi won the soccer tournment, they will be moving to Dream Town to go to a new school, much to everyone's astonishment.

Tamagotchi! Yume Kira Dream

Mametchi, Memetchi and Kuchipatchi are sent to live in Dream Town. Mametchi takes up studying robotics, and is sent to live with Ikaritchi, an old man who lives by the sea. Mametchi finds him fascinating and wise, but is frustrated with Ikaritchi's aloof nature. Later on, Mametchi loses a robot competition to Righttchi, and after an argument with Ikaritchi, he tries to run away and find a new home. However, Yumemitchi and Kiraritchi convince him to return to Ikaritchi.

He becomes good friends with Pianitchi when she arrives, and with her help, they uncover Ikaritchi's past and his falling out with his previous homestay student, Aguritchi. They convince him to make amends with Ikaritchi, who finally shows Mametchi his softer side. Ikaritchi departs to travel the planet selling Aguritchi's specially-made "anchor apples", and leaves Mametchi's care to Cafe Mama, as he needed a stayparent, althought he and the rest of the gang still go to Ikaritchi's house. During the trip to Melody Land, Papapianitchi helps Mametchi overcome his tone deafness. Later on, Mametchi and friends go through other interest events.

Mametchi becomes saddened over Himespetchi's departure, but cheered up when Coffretchi arrived on the spot where Himespetchi's ship was. Mametchi also joins with his friends and other people waving goodbye Yumemitchi and Kiraritchi, as they set off on a ship to a school for starter idols.

Tamagotchi! Miracle Friends

Mametchi and friends help out two twin girls, Miraitchi and Clulutchi, and Watchlin from the future when they get sent to the past. They help the twin girls, Watchlin, Candy Pakupaku, a friend of the twins from the future who came to help, and Smartochi and his assistant X, who both caused them to go to the past, and gathered all the Dreambakutchi, which allowed to return to the future.

GO-GO Tamagotchi!

Mametchi and his friends reunite with their old friends and famlies when the two towns of Tamagotchi Town and Dream Town collided and fused. They also reunited with Himespetchi, Yumemitchi, Kiraitchi, Miratchi, Clulutchi, and Candy Pakupaku, as well as meet some new friends Neenetchi and her little brother Orenetchi. Later, Mametchi is looked on by Lovelitchi's little brother Lovesortchi. Mametchi and friends meet other new friends as well. They meet Mofumofutchi, an adventurer, along with Takoballoontchi and they help them get to the Gottsun Comet. Mofumofutchi left Takoballoontchi to stay, knowing that he belongs out in the wild, and he sets off for his new adventure in the city in the Gottsun Comet. They later met Yukine and her sister Suzune during christmas when they arrived on earth to help the Santa family and the human Santa Claus. Soon After they helped, Mametchi and his friends say goodbye.

Things start to go normal for everyone, until Mametchi and friends come face to face to helping their planet becoming happy again when the Gottsun occurrences. They soon manage to make the planet happy again with the help of the all their friends, families, and other citizens of Tamagotchi Planet, ending the Gottsun. However, the Gottsun plays one final performance: separation of DoriTama back to Tamagotchi Town and Dream Town, turning everything back to normal and separating the fused places.

However, Mametchi creates a traveling train called the DoriTama Rainbow, which allows Mametchi and his friends, who all return to their original hometowns, to travel to both towns. Mametchi and the narrator have one final conversation with each other, with Mametchi stating in future he wants the DoriTama Rainbow to travel thoughout Tamagotchi Planet, and even to outer space and other planets, including The Earth, saying that is more adventures to come. Mametchi joins his friends and thank the viewers for watching their show as they all wave goodbye.

Tamagotchi Movie: Big Secret Delivery Operation!

Mametchi and his friends return to Tamagotchi Town to help Lovelitchi and Nijifuwatchi deliver an egg.

In Video Games

Tamagotchi (GB)

Mametchi evolves from Tamatchi if its stress is under 40, has zero selfishness and its intelligence is higher than its power. If its intelligence and power are equal, then a Tamatchi will randomly evolve into Mametchi or Mimitchi. Mametchi's highest possible beauty contest score is 90.

Hoshi de Hakken!! Tamagotchi

Mametchi is a Group E adult that evolves from Tamatchi with good care. Since all of the characters in Groups E and F are genderless, Mametchi is incapable of breeding.

Tamagotchi Town

Mametchi evolves from Tamatchi and Kuchitamatchi with under two stress.

In Crossover Media

Mametchi, being the mascot of the Tamagotchi franchise, has made guest appearances in other media that references Tamagotchi.

Mario Kart Arcade GP 2

Mametchi is a playable driver in Mario Kart Arcade GP 2, the second arcade installment in Nintendo's Mario Kart series. He was primarily added to coincide with Bandai's then-recent merger with Namco.

Taiko no Tatsujin

Mametchi, along with Memetchi, Kuchipatchi, and many others appeared in Taiko no Tatsujin PS2 Nanadaime and Taiko no Tatsujin 9 as guest characters while the player plays the song, "Chikyuu wa Tamagotchi?!" They also appeared during the song, "GO-GO Tamagotchi" in later releases. In addition to that, he, along with Yumemitchi, appeared in some versions of Taiko no Tatsujin as a costume for Don-Chan, the game's protagonist.[1]

Other Forms

Jr. Mametchi

Main article: Jr. Mametchi

Jr. Mametchi is a form of Mametchi on the Yasashii Tamagotch that is considered to be his young brother.

Devil Mametchi

Main article: Devil Mametchi

Devil Mametchi is the deviltchi form of Mametchi that appeared on the Debirutch no Tamagotch.

Young Mametchi

Main article: Young Mametchi

Young Mametchi is a young counterpart of Mametchi that appeared in the Keitai Kaitsuu Tamagotchi Plus. He idolizes him and wants to be just like him.


Main article: Tensaitchi

Tensaitchi is a special evolution of Mametchi that can be obtained on the Chou Jinsei Enjoi Tamagotchi Plus if special conditions are met.

Ura Mametchi

Main article: Ura Mametchi

Ura Mametchi is the ura counterpart of Mametchi that appeared on the Ura Jinsei Enjoi Tamagotchi Plus. He likes to makes jokes and acts as the class clown.

Ura Young Mametchi

Main article: Ura Young Mametchi

Ura Young Mametchi is the younger counterpart to Ura Mametchi that appeared on the Ura Jinsei Enjoi Tamagotchi Plus. Despite being competitive with Ura Mametchi, he idolizes him.

Prince Mametchi

Main article: Prince Mametchi

Prince Mametchi is a Henshin Jo transformation of Mametchi that appeared on the Tamagotchi iD L. They also appeared as their own character on the Fantasy version of the Tamagotchi On.

Mametchi 96

Mametchi 96 (まめっち96) is a version of Mametchi that appears on the Tamagotchi 4U: 1996 Time Travel Ver. Mametchi 96 uses the vintage Mametchi artwork and sprites, being a representation of that specific version of Mametchi on a modern pet.


Enmametchi only appears in the Tamagotchi Town Japanese comics, vol. 2. He is outlined in red.



Mamenotamamoro (まめのたままろ) is another alternate personality quite similar to a Henshin Jo personality and is obtainable linking the royal change Tama Deco Pierce for the Tamagotchi P's.

Gift Mametchi

Main article: Gift Mametchi

Gift Mametchi is a decorated form of Mametchi that appeared on the 20th anniversary gift version of the Tamagotchi m!x.

Naughty Mametchi

Nasty Mametchi on the 4U/4U+.

Naughty Mametchi (やんちゃまめっち) is a Personality Stage variation of Mametchi that appears on the Tamagotchi 4U and in GO-GO Tamagotchi!. He is always riding on a large, blue motorcycle.

On the 4U, his name is Nasty Mametchi. He is a post-adult evolution—obtained through first raising Mametchi, and then giving him the "Cool Guy" background while keeping his Happiness low. The change can be reversed by changing the background and keeping Happiness up. He can also be obtained on accident through neglect—15% or lower Happiness—and this evolution can be reversed through raising his Happiness above the 30% threshold.

In Go-Go Tamagotchi!, Naughty Mametchi is a separate character. He appears in "Shock! King Spacy Reigning" as a rival to King Spacytchi. He is identical to Mametchi, except he has yellow hair in a pompadour hairstyle with sideburns, and wears a black leather jacket, a white shirt, and red pants with a silver chain. He's usually on his motorcycle.


MameLabtchi (まめラボっち Mamerabotchi) is a Personality Stage variation of Mametchi that appears on the Tamagotchi 4U. He is identical to Mametchi except he wears glasses, a clear white dome over his head, and a white lab coat. He is always carrying a laptop with him. He is obtained through having the "Scientist" background and through using the writing set (book and pencil) and experiment set several times.

Anime Only Forms


Main article: Mamemametchi

Mamemametchi (まめまめっち Mamemametchi) is a Tamagotchi character from the ancient past that first appeared on in "Time Slip! Jungle Tamagotchi Planet" in Tamagotchi!. Like Mametchi, he's smart and an inventor, and is the founder of Mamemame Laboratory.

Anpan Detective

Anpan Detective

Anpan Detective (あんパン刑事 Anpan Keiji or デカ Deka), also known as Detective Anpan, is the detective of Tamagotchi Town who is very good in solving crimes and enjoys snacking on bread and milk. He is the star of one of TamaPtchi's TV shows, and is played by Mametchi. Anpan Detective is always chasing Thief Papillon, a professional thief who almost always tries to fool Mametchi no Suke.

In "Which One? Thief Papillon Again", Anpan Detective was kissed by Chamametchi, but "Chamametchi" was actually Thief Papillon in disguise. In "Slapstick Included! Detective Anpan, Anpan dresses up as a girl to try to find Thief Papillon, who was disguised as a prince.

Anpan Detective is playable in Tamagotchi no Narikiri Channel if the player chooses Mametchi. In the game, Anpan Detective's name is デカ Deka. His item is a donut, he wears a trench coat, and he wears a hunting cap on his head.

Mametchi no Suke

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Mametchi no Suke is a character in one of TamaPtchi's shows, a samurai who is known to be the greatest swordsman in the land. He serves the emperor and uses his skills for good and saves people from danger. Nobody has defeated him yet, and he is always ordered to find Princess Lovelin.

Vampire Mametchi

Vampire Mametchi

Vampire Mametchi is a character in a show directed by TamaPtchi. He is a vampire reborn from the darkness who attacks Sister Lovelin and her companions. His greatest weakness is garlic and he will lose his powers if he eats it. When he bites others, they become vampires which in turn can transform even more Tamagotchis by biting them. When the Tamagotchis become vampires, they grow sharp teeth. Vampire Mametchi was even able to make Sister Lovelin temporarily unconscious.

The second time he is revived in "Sister Lovelin! The Vampire's Bride", Vampire Mametchi searches for a vampire wife and chooses Sister Lovelin, as she is leader of the other sisters. However, the sisters interrupt the wedding and he is returned to his coffin. When Vampire Mametchi is defeated, purple clouds shoot up out of him, and he happily returns to his coffin, asleep once again.

Little Mametchi

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Seen in the anime and Tamagotchi The Movie, Little Mametchi is Mametchi when he was young. He looks the same as Mametchi now, but with bigger eyes, a smaller body, and, when he was really young, a small white collar around his neck. He appears in the anime and films when Mametchi is remembering events from his childhood, in which he was friends with the younger versions of Memetchi and Kuchipatchi.

Ikemen Mametchi

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Ikemen Mametchi (イケメンまめっち) is a term used to call the handsome version of Mametchi, that only Himespetchi's can see through her eyes. He first appears in episode 114 of the anime Tamagotchi!. He usually appears when Himespetchi is daydreaming about Mametchi. He is different from Mametchi because he has eyelashes and eyebrows, longer arms and legs, and a deeper voice. He is usually shown with roses, bubbles, and sparkles around him. Ikemen meaning a good-looking man. He always confesses his love to Himespetchi.


Mamesaku [Episode 132]

Main article: Mamesaku

Mamesaku (まめさく) is a Tamagotchi who looks just like Mametchi but wears Japanese clothes. He lives in a hidden village in Patchi's Forest, in which there are also alternate versions of Lovelitchi, Kuchipatchi, and Memetchi. Himespetchi seems to like him too but is very confused about it because she loves Mametchi. Unlike Mametchi, Mamesaku seems to like Himespetchi which is why she gets very happy when he talks to her.

Mamesaku and Mametchi are not the same Tamagotchi, which implies that identical Tamagotchis coexisted in the Tamagotchi Planet.



Mame-Gotchiman (まめGOTCHIMAN) is a Mametchi version of Gotchiman. He appeared in the Tamagotchi! episode "Gotchiman! Forever!" and the GO-GO Tamagotchi! episode "GOTCHIMAN・The・Future". He looks like Mametchi in a Gotchiman costume.

Mame-Gotchiman is also the name of a TAMAX TV show in Tamagotchi no Narikiri Channel. Mametchi stars as MameGotchiman, and Lovelin stars as a monster. Mame-Gotchiman can fly, and he must save the city from being destroyed.

Mame-Gotchiman later appeared in My Tamagotchi Forever as a career costume for Mametchi.



Main article: Papamametchi

Papamametchi is Mametchi's father who works at Mamemame Laboratory. He is protective of his family and supportive of Mametchi whenever he goes on adventures to new places. He often takes Mametchi with him on fishing trips and visits to the sea.


Main article: Mamametchi

Mamametchi is Mametchi's mother who is usually seen at the house. She loves cooking and often makes treats for Mametchi's friends when they come over.


Main article: Chamametchi

Chamametchi is Mametchi's little sister. She adores Mametchi and follows him around wherever he goes, though sometimes she causes trouble by not paying attention to what Mametchi is telling her.


Main article: Hapihapitchi

Hapihapitchi is Mametchi's creation come to life from an attempt to make a machine that makes people happy. She is treated as a member of a family and Mametchi sometimes uses her to look for people.


Main article: Bagubagutchi

Bagubagutchi is the Mame Family's tamapet. He is very smart and carries Mametchi's things for him in his head.


An image of Lovelitchi and Mametchi


Lovelitchi and Mametchi are on very good terms. They first met in the first episode where Lovelitchi, as Lovelin, briefly interviewed him and other competitors before the big Tama-Street race. As revealed through a flashback in the following episode, his selflessness in saving Kuchipatchi before the end of the race was one of the reasons that Lovelitchi decide to move to Tamagotchi Town. While attending Tamagotchi School, Lovelitchi became close friends with Mametchi and he taught her about the concept of Tama-Friends. Later, Mametchi willingly put his birthday on hold until Lovelitchi finally came hours later, and after she confessed her Lovelin identity, he was quick to forgive her, making her much more confident in the process. Because of their close chemistry, they are a popular pairing among fans.

An image of Melodytchi and Mametchi


Although Mametchi and Melodytchi seldomly spend time together, they are still on good terms. Melodytchi has a positive opinion on Mametchi's otherwise-panned painting and singing, and she went to him for advice on a Mother's Day present in episode 78b.


Kuromametchi and Mametchi have an on-and-off rivalry, mostly off, as they are often seen playing soccer together. In Tamagotchi: The Movie, Kuromametchi stretched Kuchipatchi into a trampoline so Mametchi could land safely from a fall from the No. 1 Tower. Later in the movie, he was the first to shout at Blackholetchi to wake him up and get Mametchi out of his mouth.

Himespetchi gleefully accepts Mametchi's dance offer


Himespetchi's defining character trait is her enormous crush on Mametchi. She often has daydreams of her being with a handsomer, deeper-voiced Mametchi known as Ikemen Mametchi, who she visualizes him as. This crush is one-sided, as Mametchi is oblivious to it, much to her dismay. However, Mametchi has shown a couple of signs of awareness, such as in GO-GO Tamagotchi's 30th episode, where he offered a dance to Himespetchi and only Himespetchi.

An image of Pianitchi and Mametchi


When Pianitchi first arrived in Dream Town, Mametchi delivered a briefcase that she left behind to her. The two quickly introduced themselves, and Pianitchi helped Mametchi figure out the truth behind Ikaritchi's aloofness. After Ikaritchi's departure, Mametchi and Pianitchi lived together at Music Cafe for the remainder of Yume Kira Dream as well as Miracle Friends.



A younger Mametchi, Memetchi and Kuchipatchi (Episode 137)

Memetchi and Kuchipatchi are Mametchi's closest Tama-Friends. The three have known each other since early childhood and do practically everything together.

Ringotchi is a member of the Secret Mametchi Fan Club. Ringotchi and Mametchi spent time for the majority of episode 126, much to Himespetchi's dismay.


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  • Akihiro Yokoi initially considered scrapping Mametchi because cute was part of the design that he didn't wanted, but Kenji Watanabe and Tadashi Hitomi wanted to keep it.
    • This is ironic considering the fact that Tamagotchi made after him were cuter and later skewed towards a kawaii anime style.
    • This may problably explain why Mametchi early sprite was inaccurate to his design.
  • In addition to being the mascot of the Tamagotchi franchise, Mametchi is an unofficial mascot for Bandai in general. He, along with Anpanman, Luckytama from Cocotama, Goku from Dragon Ball, Doraemon, Ultraman, and Kamen Rider 1, have statues outside Bandai's headquarters in Tokyo. Mametchi is unique compared to these statues as his gets a dedicated raincoat put on it in the event of rain.
  • According to the anime episode The Power of Gossip, Mametchi says that he sleeps in Gotchiman pajamas, but he is never seen wearing them, or pajamas period, for that matter.
  • Mametchi has been late for school 4 times. The first time because he stayed up too late watching Gotchiman. The second was when he stayed up late working on the spaceship for Tomomi.
  • According to the Dream Town portion of the Tamagotchi Friends website, Mametchi's favorite color is blue.
  • In the anime, it's been established that he is terrible at singing with other characters doing what they can to stop him from singing, but later episodes show him being competent at it.
  • He is the only male character in Tamagotchi Friends to have appeared in any other Tamagotchi Friends media aside from the Vitrual pet and the Web series



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