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Name (JP) エビフリャー (Ebifuryā)
First appearanceKirby: Right Back at Ya! (A Chow Challenge)
Latest appearanceKirby: Right Back at Ya! (A Chow Challenge)
Copy AbilityFire

Ebifryer is a shrimp-like monster appearing in the episode A Chow Challenge, who is one of many food monsters from Nightmare Enterprises. He appears as proof that regular ingredients are not good to mix with NME ingredients. He is certainly tough, considering he is cooked and ready to be eaten. Ebifryer is shown to be capable of breathing fire, too. He was created from a mix of Chef Nagoya's ingredients and NME's own ingredients, namely "Shrimp Nagoya." Proceeding to attack Kirby afterwards, Ebifryer began to cause chaos for everyone within the Channel DDD studio, but a ladle thrown by Tiff allowed Kirby to become Cook Kirby. Cook Kirby deflected Ebifryer's fire breaths, and even reflected one right back at the monster, burning him and destroying him.

Physical Appearance

Ebifryer appears to be based around the Japanese dish known as Tempura (a dish of shrimp and/or vegetables deep fried in batter); this is shown by the deep-fried part that serves as Ebifryer's body with a diamond-shaped mouth, as well as the rest of his body parts being very lobster-like (which it and the shrimp are both crustaceans). His head has six lobster legs on it and a single white eye on its front


  • This is the only monster that NME didn't fully design. NME only created the ingredients that could, theoretically, be cooked into different monsters, depending on the other ingredients added. Ebifryer only came about as a result of Chef Nagoya's "Shrimp Nagoya."
  • Ebifryer's name may be a subtle reference to Ebirah, a giant shrimp monster from the Godzilla series.


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