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Only in Japan!
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Japanese Name マニアンコウ
Species Angler Fish
Affiliates Lovely, Savako, Starfy, Starly, Moe
Location/Residence Tree of Beginning
First Appearance Densetsu no Starfy 4
Latest Appearance Densetsu no Starfy 4

Maniankou is a character who appears to be a type of fish with big lips and black hair. He is apparently a big fan of idols and anime. He has only appeared in Densetsu no Starfy 4 and sells Konpeitou, music, and Stuff in the game. He seems to especially like Kissme.

Maniankou with a Kissme puppet

Name Origin

From mania(c)/マニア(ック), in reference to an enthusiast of something (in this case anime and idols, specifically Kissme), and Ankō/アンコウ, the Japanese word for the Lophiidae, or the Goosefish, a type of anglerfish.


  • Maniankou appears to be a parody of the Japanese Otaku.