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Taste Ant card
IGO Icon 2 Name IGO Icon 2
Japanese 味アリ
Romanized Ajiari
English Taste Ant
IGO Icon 2 Bestiary IGO Icon 2
Type Insect
Capture Level 5
Length 1.5cm
Weight 5g
Price 10 yen
Habitat Wide areas
RiceBall Debut Appearance Manga meat
Manga Gourmet 166
Anime Episode 92
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The Taste Ant (味アリ Ajiari) is a species of ant that has different flavors depending on the environment in which it is raised, and because of this it is considered a specialty product in several countries. It is one of the many ingredients used in the game of Food Concentration.


Taste Ants can grow to be around 1.5 centimeters in length and can weigh up to 5 grams. They have bright red skin with visible veins, six short legs, a rather large and swollen abdomen, and three compound dark red eyes.


While Taste Ants can be raised in many environments, they mainly prefer wide open areas.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Since Taste Ant can be raised in different environments, it appears that they are quite resilient and adaptive.

As FoodEdit

Taste Ants can have a diverse variety of flavors depending on where they are raised, with some having the pungent and exciting taste of spices and others with the thick texture and sweet taste of honey. Due to this, it is processed into a variety of seasonings. Their taste is condensed into their abdomen which is particularly swollen to a large size, but aside from this large size, it is possible to determine the flavor of a Taste Ant by checking the color of its tail.


Meteor Garlic ArcEdit

During his Food Concentration game with Coco, Livebearer picks a Taste Ant card which earns him 40 points.[1]



  • Taste Ant was created by Yuuji Aoyama from Gifu Prefecture.


  1. Gourmet 166, Page 9