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Eventually, his studies gained the attention of {{an|Giovanni}}, who said he would fund Fuji's project if Fuji also cloned the [[legendary Pokémon]], {{p|Mew}}. This resulted in the creation of {{an|Mewtwo}}.
 
Eventually, his studies gained the attention of {{an|Giovanni}}, who said he would fund Fuji's project if Fuji also cloned the [[legendary Pokémon]], {{p|Mew}}. This resulted in the creation of {{an|Mewtwo}}.
   
After the original {{p|Charmander}}two, {{p|Bulbasaur}}two, and {{p|Squirtle}}two died during the experiment, Ambertwo, the cloned form of Amber, died as well, leading Dr. Fuji to panic and administer a form of emotion-suppressing serum to Mewtwo which may have caused its seemingly twisted personality. Shortly after gaining sentience, Mewtwo blew up their lab on [[New Island]], presumably killing everyone, including Fuji. A record of his final words before Mewtwo blew up the lab survived the explosion, which Mewtwo also ended up keeping, which Team Rocket later ended up stumbling upon when sneaking into New Island.
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After the original {{p|Charmander}}two, {{p|Bulbasaur}}two, and {{p|Squirtle}}two died during the experiment, Ambertwo, the cloned form of Amber, died as well, leading Dr. Fuji to panic and administer a form of emotion-suppressing serum to Mewtwo which may have caused its seemingly twisted personality. Shortly after gaining sentience, Mewtwo blew up their lab on [[New Island]], presumably killing everyone, including Fuji. A record of his final words before Mewtwo blew up the lab survived the explosion, which Mewtwo also ended up keeping, which [[Jessie]], [[James]] and [[Meowth (Team Rocket)|Meowth]] later ended up stumbling upon when sneaking into New Island.
   
 
He was in charge of a team of scientists. Whether they were his team before he was hired by Team Rocket or were provided by them remains unknown to this day.
 
He was in charge of a team of scientists. Whether they were his team before he was hired by Team Rocket or were provided by them remains unknown to this day.

Revision as of 21:56, 2 March 2013

If you were looking for the founder of Cinnabar Lab currently residing in Lavender Town, see Mr. Fuji.

Dr. Fuji
フジ博士 Dr. Fuji
Dr. Fuji.png
"We dreamed of creating the world's strongest Pokémon... and we succeeded."
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown
Relatives Amber (daughter)
Member of Team Rocket
Rank Scientist
Anime debut Mewtwo Strikes Back
English voice actor Addie Blaustein
Japanese voice actor Yōsuke Akimoto

Dr. Fuji (Japanese: フジ博士 Dr. Fuji) is a character in the first Pokémon movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back. He is also featured in The Birth of Mewtwo.

History

After his daughter Amber died, he devoted his life to trying to bring her back through cloning. His wife could not go on watching him try to bring their dead daughter back to life and so she left him, and still, he worked.

Eventually, his studies gained the attention of Giovanni, who said he would fund Fuji's project if Fuji also cloned the legendary Pokémon, Mew. This resulted in the creation of Mewtwo.

After the original Charmandertwo, Bulbasaurtwo, and Squirtletwo died during the experiment, Ambertwo, the cloned form of Amber, died as well, leading Dr. Fuji to panic and administer a form of emotion-suppressing serum to Mewtwo which may have caused its seemingly twisted personality. Shortly after gaining sentience, Mewtwo blew up their lab on New Island, presumably killing everyone, including Fuji. A record of his final words before Mewtwo blew up the lab survived the explosion, which Mewtwo also ended up keeping, which Jessie, James and Meowth later ended up stumbling upon when sneaking into New Island.

He was in charge of a team of scientists. Whether they were his team before he was hired by Team Rocket or were provided by them remains unknown to this day.

Pokémon

Cloned

Movie 1 Deleted Scene 8.png
Mewtwo
Kanto Starter Clones.png
Bulbasaurtwo
Kanto Starter Clones.png
Charmandertwo
Kanto Starter Clones.png
Squirtletwo

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 秋元羊介 Yōsuke Akimoto
English Addie Blaustein
Brazilian Portuguese Isaac Schneider
Spanish Latin America Esteban Siller
Spain Roberto Encinas

Trivia

  • In the novelization of the first movie, he was given the name of "Professor John Smith".
  • Dr. Fuji is the first human to die in the anime.

Origin

Most likely related to Mr. Fuji, the founder of Cinnabar Research Lab in the video games, who was hinted to be involved in Mewtwo's creation. His name may come from Mt. Fuji.

It is also possible that Dr. Fuji may have been inspired by or based on Dr. Tenma from Astroboy since both lose their child and attempt to recreate them through science as well as share more than a passing resemblance.

See also


Members of Team Rocket
Bosses: Giovanni (animeAdventuresPocket Monsters)

Madame Boss*Masked Man*

Executives: ArcherArianaPetrelProton

Carl*Sham*Will*Karen*Grey*

Trios:
 
Jessie, James, & Meowth (JJM)
Koga*, Lt. Surge*, & Sabrina* (Triad)
Ken, Al, & Harry (TRET)
Carr, Sird, & Orm (T3B)
Duos: Butch & CassidyAttila & HunAnnie & Oakley*
Others:

 
ExecutivesScientistsGruntsRocket BrothersGideonDr. Fuji
DominoIron-Masked MarauderTysonWendyDr. Namba
SebastianViperMondoPierceDr. ZagerChristopher
MiyamotoRocket ScoutMatoriKaedeBlaine*

Movie characters
Human protagonists
Sir AaronAliceAudreyBarzaBiancaCarlitaCoreyDamosDianaDianeEricFergusNewton Graceland
JuanitaKarlKathrynLisaLizabethLorenzoProfessor LundTory LundMarenMaryMelodyMannesNeesha
RafeRebeccaRowenaSamSheenaSidKidd SummersTonioTowaJack WalkerYuko
Human antagonists
AnnieButlerDamonMarilyn FlameGalenGooneMolly HaleIron-Masked MarauderGrings KodaiLawrence IIIMarcus
Ninja RiotOakleyThe PhantomArgus SteelMillis SteelZero
Pokémon
ArceusArticunoCarbinkCelebi (M04)Celebi (M13)CobalionDarkraiDeoxysDialgaDiancieEntei (M03)Entei (M13)Genesect
GiratinaGroudon (M18)HoopaJirachiKeldeoKyogreKyuremLatiasLatiosLucarioLugiaManaphyMew (M01)Mew (M08)
Mewtwo (OS)Mewtwo (BW)MoltresPalkiaPichuPikachutwoRaikouRayquaza (M07)Rayquaza (M18)RegiceRegirockRegisteelReshiram
ShayminSlowkingSuicune (M04)Suicune (M13)TerrakionUnownVictiniVirizionXerneasYveltalZapdosZekromZoroarkZorua
Others
Baron AlbertoBlock BotAliciaAllegraAstridBanksCarolDabuDavidDonukeDundeeEvaDr. FujiGabuGhrisGlacineGodeyGrandpa DamGroudon (M06)Spencer Hale
Heroes of Truth and IdealsQueen IleneInfiJennyJoeJudyKaiKakoKanataKatoKevinKikoKing of the People of the ValeKyleLayla
LeekuLuisLuisaMakoMalinManukeMarcus's soldiersMauryMeredithMewtwo's creatorsMirandaMisakiMooseMother and daughter
OginPegPeople of the WaterPokémon Baccer teamsRavineRaymondQueen RinRossSabuSchuylerShipShopperShunTaka
TammyTannerTappTatsukiTobiasMr. White

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