|Full name/Real name/Shorter name||Okigaru Friends|
Okigaru Friends is a Sanrio universe, introduced in 1997.
The nicknames of the Okigaru Friends characters were decided by fans at Hello Kitty Club.
Ō-chan is successful in everyday life and is quite popular. Kī-chan is quite cowardly, however they forget their worries after sleeping overnight. Gan-chan is a bear and an elder brother who people can depend on in an emergency however, he is not good with machines. The rabbit Run-chan likes to play cute. They dream about being a woman who marries a rich man (a 玉の輿/tama no koshi). The penguin Furen-chan has an unrivalled passion. The panda Zun-chan is an outlaw who likes to do things his own way.
The characters are: a dog, cat, bear, rabbit, penguin, and panda.