Chikutan is an enthusiastic person who enjoys inventing things and helping others. Her hair is held with a piece of bamboo charcoal and the end moves when she has ideas usually during problems. The viewer sees that like Binchtan Chikutan also lives far from town in an old house but lives with others her younger sister Chikurin and her grandfather. She is afraid of ghosts. Chikutan often takes on jobs like Binchtan and after meeting they quickly became friends. Chiku and Binch also begin raising a dog together. She is named after takesumi bamboo charcoal as chikurin means 039bamboo grove039. Her birthday is on August 24. source: wikipedia