Chivil,[1] also known as Tivil and Chiquidiablo (Little Devil) in the Latin American dubs of both shows,[2] is a small imp occasionally seen playing with Arale Norimaki and the Gatchan. He is three years old when he first appears in the series.[3]


Taxi dragon

Chivil riding Taxi Dragon

Chivil rides around on a dragon named Taxi Dragon. He can fly using the wings on his back,[1] and he has the ability to summon the night.[2] Originally sent to Penguin Village from Mount FlapFlap to search for souls for his master, Chivil eventually finds that he would much rather play with people than kill them.[1] This is due in no small part to Arale's persistence, though he still takes a shot at it every once in a while.[2]

He goes to Metropolis Island with Arale and her friends,[4] and they end up destroying the city while playing war in the streets.[5]

Chivil has an older sister named Witchpee, who has had a crush on Senbei Norimaki, Taro Soramame, and Kurikinton Soramame.[3] Chivil and his sister run after Arale and Gatchan with the other Penguin Village residents in the chapter "Penguin Village Dom-Dom-Dom!" The siblings also appear in "Cinderella, the Musical".

Video game appearances

Voice Actors

  • Japanese (First Show): Reiko Katsura
  • Latin Dub (First Show): Tere Alva
  • Latin Dub (Second Show): Patricia Acevedo


  • Both Chivil and Ackman from Go! Go! Ackman are juvenile demons who kill people to sell their souls and earn money from their masters.
  • Chivil's name is a pun on the word chibiru (ちびる), meaning to wet one's pants, and the word chibi (ちび) (a slang term meaning "small" or "short") and the devil (transliterated as デビル or "debiru" in Japanese), referencing his appearance.



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