Charu (�ャル) is a computer program that takes the form of a human girl and she is also a virtual girl. Works at the Professor's lab, and helped Kakeru travel through time on his first adventure. She is now an android in the games and anime. In the anime, she wears her attire from Ape Escape Million Monkeys and through and throughout Season 1, but she then wears a formal stewardess suit throughout Season 2. The name "Charu" originates from the word 'bacharu', a wasei-eigo of 'virtual'.