Kinoko Sarada is a toddler who lives in Penguin Village. Her name literally translates to Mushroom Salad in Japanese and her house is shaped like a mushroom, referencing her first name.


Kinoko Sarada spends her days riding her tricycle and laughing at others for not keeping up with fashion.


Earth S.O.S.!

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In her first appearance in Kids Gone Wild, Kinoko mocks Arale Norimaki and Gatchan because they do not keep up with fashion. She brings them to her house and relooks them. When they return home, their new look scares Senbei Norimaki.

Other Media

Dragon Ball series

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Kinoko in Dragon Ball

In Dragon Ball, Kinoko is seen riding her little bike and sees Goku chasing General Blue. She is later seen again when Goku asks her if she had seen General Blue.

She also makes a minor appearance in Dragon Ball Super episode 69.

Dr. Slump remake

In the Dr. Slump remake, Kinoko clothes are different colors and both her ribbons are two different colors. In the first episode, she is seen in her house when Arale destroyed it by running into it.

Video Games

Live-action commercial

Dr. Slump GU

Live-action version of Kinoko

Kinoko appears in a live-action Dr. Slump themed commercial for GU clothing on her bike next to Akane Kimidori and underneath Gatchan who is flying.



Arale: Normally highly intolerant of Arale but she still follows her from time to time due to being jealous of her strength and many friends she has.


  • In her first appearance, it is revealed that Kinoko's blood type is A.
  • In the official English translation of the chapter "Kinoko on the Loose", her last name Sarada is changed to Salad, while the rest of the series uses her original last name, Sarada.
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