Manga de Hakken! Tamagotchi (meaning Found in the Manga! Tamagotchi) is a Tamagotchi comic series released by Shogakukan and later published in CoroCoro Comic. It's a 4-panel yonkoma series about the Tamagotchis living on Earth with humans. An unnamed boy who stars in the manga tries to take care of his Tamagotchis, but is quite terrible at it and gets upset when one of them grows into a Kuchipatchi.
Manga de Hakken! Tamagotchi provides examples of:
- Adaptation Deviation: The Tamagotchis live on Earth in the comic, unlike the rest of the franchise where they live on Tamagotchi Planet.
- Adapted Out: Mikachu and Professor Banzo don't appear in the comic.
- Baseball Episode: Similar to this. One strip involves the characters playing soccer.
- Comic-Book Adaptation: Of Tamagotchi, featuring the characters in a yonkoma comic.
- Excited Show Title!: Manga de Hakken!
- No Name Given: The boy is never given a name.
- Shout-Out: The website asks people to compare the series to Little Ghost Q-Taro. Funnily enough, both series appeared in CoroCoro Comic.
- The Speechless: The Tamagotchis don't speak. This contrasts with other Tamagotchi media, which tend to have the Tamagotchis communicating in some kind of verbal speech.
- Work Info Title: The title tells you that Tamagotchi characters can be found in the manga.
- Written Sound Effect: Often used on several panels.
- Yonkoma: It's a 4-panel comedy manga.