3 May Compared to heavy ramen broth, tan-men is light and easy on your tummy. Tan- men was featured on the popular Japanese TV program called. A non-anime example of this is a certain fast food fried chicken chain's mascot in Japanese advertising, an adorable little girl, "Biscotto-tan,". 3 Aug -たん is a lisped version of -ちゃん. It's probably the most cute-sounding, casual name suffix in Japanese. There are many fictional (usually.