Chimera Ant Octopus (タコ, Tako) is a Chimera Ant and former Squadron Leader.[1]



Octopus' anime full body appearance

Chimera Ant Octopus has the appearance of an octopus/squid with a grey beard and a postman's hat.


Chimera Ant Octopus is a concerned subordinate willing to stay with his dying Queen till the end.


Chimera Ant Octopus is one of the first human-esque Chimera Ants to be born.


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He is one of the Squadron Leaders that is genuinely concerned about the Chimera Ant Queen's life and he stays by her side while his own squad and many other Squadron Leaders abandon her. He tried to stop her bleeding before the medical experts from the Hunter Association arrived.[2]


  • The character's name was never given in the manga and the 2011 anime adaptation just name him in the credits.
    • He is referred to as タコ型[3] (Tako-gata, literally "Octopus type").
      • In the credits for the English dub: "Octopus".[3]


  • The Chimera Ant Octopus shares the same Japanese voice actor as Meleoron.

Translations around the WorldEdit

Language Name
The Arab world Flag Arabic نملة كيميرا الأخطبوط


  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 19, Chapter 188
  2. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 21, Chapter 215
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hunter × Hunter - Episode 92 (2011)


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