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This list is for characters who appear in the Japanese children's television show Ponkickies on Fuji Television, listed in chronological order.

Gachapin and Mukku

Gachapin (Japanese: ガチャピン) is a green, buck-toothed dinosaur. Mukku (Japanese: ムック) is a red Yeti.

In Thomas and the U.K. Trip, Gachapin and Mukku visit the United Kingdom. During their visit, they come to the Island of Sodor to meet Thomas, Sir Topham Hatt and the other engines. During the second half of the special, they visit real life railways and learn how steam locomotives work.

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They have also appeared on the opening of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends on many shows and VHS.

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P-Chan

P-Chan (Japanese: Pちゃん) is a humanoid.

In Hello Thomas and James, P-Chan visits the Watercress Line in England where he meets Thomas, James, Sir Topham Hatt, Diesel and Bulgy and spends a Day Out with Thomas.

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Connie

Connie (Japanese: コニー) is a young girl.

In A Wonderful American Journey with Thomas and Connie, Connie travels to America where she meets Thomas, visits the Strasburg Railroad in Pennsylvania, the Georgetown Loop Railroad and the Durango & Silverton Railroad in Colorado before returning home to Japan.

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Inocchi

Yoshiniko Inohara (Japanese: 井ノ原良彦), best known as "Inocchi" (Japanese: いのっち), is a Japanese actor, musician, newscaster and television presenter. He is a member of V6, a six-member Japanese boy band formed in 1995 by Johnny & Associates.

From 7th April 2001 to 25th March 2006, he was in charge of MC for Ponkickies for five years.

Inocchi made an appearance with Gachapin, Mukku, P-Chan and Battom, along with the Japanese Thomas & Friends narrator Leo Morimoto, in one of the Ponkickies crossover to promote the Musical: Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends in Japan. Both Inocchi and Morimoto hosted a Thomas Quiz game with Battom taking part in it.

Appearances

Before and after the episode of Thomas & Friends was broadcast, Inocchi or Minicchi introduced plot and life lessons of an episode at a Wooden Railway table, Thomas Land and other places.

Trivia

  • Since 2004, puppet version of Inocchi called "Minicchi" (Japanese: みにっち) has also appeared in Ponkickies.
  • He and Brother Tom (Battom) have done a number of duet songs together throughout Ponkickies.

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Battom

Battom (Japanese: バットム) is a bat.

Battom made an appearance with Gachapin, Mukku, P-Chan and Inocchi, along with the Japanese Thomas & Friends narrator Leo Morimoto, in one of the Ponkickies crossover to promote the Musical: Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends in Japan. He also took part in a Thomas Quiz game hosted by both Inocchi and Morimoto.

Appearances

When "Minicchi" introduced plot of an episode of Thomas & Friends, "Kobattom" appeared in to play a trick on him.

Actor

Trivia

  • He speaks both Japanese and English.
  • Since 2004, puppet version of Battom called "Kobattom" (Japanese: コバットム) has also appeared in Ponkickies.
  • Brother Tom and Inocch have done a number of duet songs together throughout Ponkickies.

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Sister Rabbits

Sister Rabbits (Japanese: シスターラビッツ) is an all Japanese girls pop group made up of seven members.

The group made an appearance with P-Chan, Gachapin and Mukku in one of the Ponkickies crossover to promote the Thomas & Friends - The All Aboard Live Tour show in Japan.

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Members

  • Yuri Ōtani as Yuri - Pink
  • Moeko Itagaki as Moeko - Black/White
  • Maika Imada as Maika - Black/Pink
  • Yume Matsui as Yume - Grey
  • Ayaka Hashimoto as Ayaka - Grey/White
  • Miki Hirose as Miki - Grey/Yellow
  • Shunri Ishida as Shunri - Yellow/Brown

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