Ikiataribatta's design is based on a wordplay on ikiataribattari (行き当たりばったり, "random, haphazard, hit-or-miss") and batta (バッタ, "locust").
"Hoppy Go Lucky" is a play on the phrase "Happy go lucky" meaning to go through things without a care and "hop" which is what grasshoppers do.
"Chapulín" is translated as "Chapulin" (Jumping orthoptera insect, 5 to 6 cm long, usually yellowish-green or brown and very sturdy hind legs; It can also be a reference to El Chapulín Colorado)
In other languages
- Italian: Mimalletta
- Spanish: Chapulín