|Species||Anthropomorphic Robotic Taiko Drum|
|First Appearance||Taiko no Tatsujin: TaTaCon de Dodon ga Don|
|Japanese VA|| Miki Narahashi|
Yōko Teppōzuka (Clay Anime)
Mecha-Don (Japanese: メカドン, Mekadon) is a recurring character in the Taiko no Tatsujin series.
Mecha-Don usually replace Don Wada in auto-play mode in the console entries of the franchise.
Mecha-Don is a robotic anthropomorphic taiko drum. His face and body is red and blue respectively. His face has big yellow robot eyes, his arms and legs are shaped like ear buds.
Despite being a robot, Mecha-Don have a very low IQ and in one instance, he shut himself down after his AI got overloaded with just the simple math questions. He usually ends his sentences with "mecha".
In the anime, Mecha-Don is seen as a smart robot being able to create a army of clones of himself, each with different abilities, and even fuse together to become Mega-Don. However, it always backfires on him on numerous occasions.
Mecha-Don was originally an old, abandoned taiko drum that the staffs of the Municipal Wadaiko Laboratory found on the street. Said drum was modified into the robot, and thus Mecha-Don was born.
It was also revealed in Portable 2 that Mecha-Don was not the first robotic drum the laboratory had even created; There are numerous robotic drums created before him.