The Data Eater is the dominant antagonist of Twipsy, who tends to chase messengers for data packets, in which he sees as delicious snacks.

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Description[edit | edit source]

He is a large, armoured beetle-like creature, with short bladed arms, a black visor with orange eyes and a long snout similar to that of an anteater's. [1]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

While the Data Eater appears in numerous episodes, there are some that describe his struggles as well as his near triumphs.

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  • His first appearance is in How it Happened, in which he is introduced as the data-hungry predator, chasing cybermessengers and robbing them of their data packages.
  • In Albert the Superhero, in which he comes down with an upset stomach from consuming bad data
  • In Relic Wanted, in which he finally snatches Albert's fossil from Twipsy, and attempts to consume it himself - he suffers from a belly ache later.


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Other Languages[edit | edit source]

Language Pronounciation Translation Voiced By
Finnish Datasyöppö
Korean 사이버 괴물 (saibeo goemul) Cyber Monster 김호성 (Kim Ho Sung)
German Datenfresser Dataeater
Spanish Destruyedatos Data Destroyer

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hannover-Postkarten. 1999. Data Eater - EXPO 2000 Postcard [ONLINE]. Available at: [Accessed 27 March 15].
Cyberspace Realm

Twipsy ZeetoGazonkDraywellMort-RayFlitSloopy Mosey Dosey Dough

Other Entities

Data EaterMiss InformationRumor-RumorHypno the GreatW-NETMr. Know-it-AllE-mail Snatchers

Robot Populace

Mr. Neat (& Tidy Team) • SafeguardsJack & Jill


Service Station (location)CybermallInformation Control



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