“You're pushing yourself too hard, MK. Working all day, partying all night, painting boats? It's not good for a growing boy. You need to time to relax.”
Tang is a member of MK's team. After the Demon Bull King was freed from his imprisonment, Tang was one of the four members that assisted MK to help him give the Golden Staff to the Monkey King. However, after MK's presumed death in the Flaming Mountains, Tang and the others were saddened, but had no other choice but to go on without MK, so no one else would get hurt by the Demon Bull Family. Eventually, Tang and the others found out that MK survived and celebrated when he defeated the Demon Bull King.
After several weeks, when the Demon Bull King and the Bull Clones took over the city after being possessed by Lady Bone Demon, Tang supported MK by helping him fend off the Bull Clones while MK freed the Demon Bull King from the spirit's possession.
As a storyteller, Tang often likes telling stories to MK and the rest of his team, such as the Demon Bull King's imprisonment and the Peaches of Immortality. He also has a habit of eating noodles, as he told stories about Monkey King to MK so he can get free noodles in return, despite Pigsy not allowing him to. Like MK, Tang also has an obsession with the Monkey King's legends, as he got overjoyed when he met Monkey King in person and learned that the Golden Staff was real.
Appearance & Variants
Tang is an adult with smooth black hair that is comb sideways.
Tunic: Tang wears a two-colored tunic that has the left side white and the other side red, and has gold clasps in the middle. He also wears a red scarf and black boots.
Mei fan: In his "Mei fan" attire, Tang wears a white and teal colored scarf and a dragon hat with his tunic.
Apocalypse: While MK was with Macaque during the Demon Bull King's takeover, Tang had an apocalyptic-like outfit, which was a damaged version of his tunic. However, he had on golden goggles instead of glasses and had a brown sash that had several medical equipment.
Golden Cicada Yum Yum: As a food critic known as Golden Cicada Yum Yum, Tang has tousled hair and a black long-sleeved coat with orange flames as decoration over a white shirt. He also wears golden sunglasses with orange lenses.
Sleepwear: Tang wears yellow pajamas along with a red robe and sleeping cap, and slippers that resemble monkeys.
Unlike his appearance in the show, Tang’s minifigure has a form if golden chain on his left leg. His torso, unlike his show counterpart, has rectangle detailing. His minifigure’s glasses are red, rather than the gold color they are in the show.
In the episode "Calabash", when MK was trapped in a magical artifact known as the Calabash, he was sent to a simulation where everything's perfect in Megapolis. There, he met Tang's Calabash counterpart, who claims to be Pigsy's best friend.
“Maybe it's just me, but these guys don't look to happy about being left in the shadow of the great Monkie Kid.”