|Name:||Republic of Kugelmugel|
Light Blonde (Anime)
|First Appearance (volume):||Volume 6|
|First Appearance (strip):||It's a Treasure Box of Countries~|
|First Appearance (anime):||It's a Pandora Box of Countries! - First Part|
|Japanese VA:||Mitsuhiro Ichiki|
|English VA:||Clifford Chapin|
Kugelmugel (クーゲルムーゲル, Kūgerumūgeru) is a minor character in the series Hetalia:Axis Powers. He's a micronation character.
Appearance[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Uniform Guide: Kugelmugel
Kugelmugel is a young man with purple eyes and white hair worn in two long braids with an ahoge that is similar to Austria's. He has an androgynous and child-like face. He also has a mole that is underneath his left eye that is similar to Austria's. He wears a red beret and a white vest with a dress shirt with blue stripes on it. He also wears a small bow, purple shorts, tan leggings and boots.
Personality And Interests[edit | edit source]
Kugelmugel was a former Austrian micronation that was created by an artist. As such, Kugelmugel is a very artistic nation, being seen in his debut hugging his knees and pondering whether revolution, Baumkuchen and declaring independence are art. He's also difficult to communicate with as he's often pondering in his own world of thoughts and not taking sense of what's going on.
Even so, he could actually get along well with the other micronations, despite acting like an eccentric, he is welcomed to be a part of the micronations' group that is lead by Sealand.
Relationships[edit | edit source]
Austria[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Austria
Austria is shown to be the caretaker for Kugelmugel, and also the country the former micronation was formed in. He appears to hold responsible for Kugelmugel and is aware of his eccentric attitude. As such, he is worried about him and warns the micronations who want to approach Kugelmugel about this, saying that they need to take good care of him.
Liechtenstein[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein and Switzerland are both taking a stroll together when they hear someone muttering "It's art..". Curious, Liechtenstein walks to the front to see Kugelmugel admiring a sphere. She poiltely greets Kugelmugel and says that he's absolutely adorable. The micronation wants Liechtenstein to make the sphere bigger, quoting that small things aren;t art, living small things are.
In The Anime[edit | edit source]
Kugelmugel's debut in the anime is on Episode 129, It's A Pandora Of Countries ~Part 1 where Sealand, Wy and Seborga are approaching other micronations to offer them to join their group to the UN.
Kugelmugel is the first micronation they come across. He is sitting in a thinking position on a bench just down an Austrian road. He is pondering about whether declaring independence, Baumkuchen and revolution are art and later when the micronations try to communicate with him, he begins to conclude that everything is art in a whimsical way, clearly indicating that he isn't aware of the micronations' presences.
They part ways quickly and left him to his own thoughts. However, they still let him to join them alongside the other micronations they sought for.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Despite Kugelmugel being a male, in Volume 6 of the Hetalia manga he is refered to as "her" by Austria.
- Kugelmugel is a former micro-nation, which means he is probably supported by Austria to stay alive.