He was the illegitimate son of a queen who was abandoned in Africa due to an affair and raised by animals. He is not trained in formal combat and his fighting moves are based on animals. He rescues a model by the name of Jane and the two fall in love. Jane eventually becomes lazy and obese due to her being accustomed to the jungle and bosses Tar-Chan around. Though faithful to Jane, Tar-Chan is nevertheless a pervert and collects porn. Tar-Chan also has very little common sense, but has for all his faults holds immense value for life in the jungle so much that even harming another living thing in his presence can set him off.
At the end of the series, he and Jane get married and have 6 children.