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Green (Pocket Monsters)

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Green
グリーン Green
Green PM.png
Green and his Charmander
Gender Male
Hometown Pallet Town
Region Kanto

Green (Japanese: グリーン Green) is Red's main rival in the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga. He is based on Blue from the original Pokémon Red and Green. His full name is Kai Midorikawa (Japanese: 緑川 開 Kai Midorikawa), which contains the Japanese word for "green" ( midori).

History

Green in Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

Green's debut was in Introducing the Pokémon Clefairy, bumping into Red, whom he immediately recognizes. The two Trainers have a race to get there to Professor Oak's laboratory, as they end up starting on their Pokémon journey the same day. Green was able to get to the lab first as Red got caught up with a Nidoran♂. In the lab, Green chooses a Charmander with a fierce personality. Afterwards, he begins on his journey. Green ends up catching ten more Pokémon simultaneously. When he reached the Pokémon Center after Red rushes his Clefairy there, he shows Red eight Pokémon out of the ten that he caught as opposed to Red catching only one. He watches Red heal his Clefairy from outside and has his Charmander fling a bug at the Pokémon Center where Red is in order to annoy him. Green goes to the Pewter Gym sometime during Red's arrival to Pewter City where he and his Charmander get overwhelmed by Brock's Pokémon's strength. He leaves the Gym and tells Red to be careful when facing Brock.

After Red's challenge with Brock, Green then shows up in Red's campsite, catching a Golbat that was attacking Clefairy. Green turns around and leaves, mocking Red in the process. He joins Red in the search for the legendary Pokémon, Mew after it took the Moon Stone from Misty. Green continues the search with Red and it was a long one until Charmander runs past Red as it was able to find Mew. Green finds it in an abandoned water mill where it was revealed to be run by Bill and his assistant who is in fact a human in disguise as a Mew. However, Green, not noticing this, throws a Poké Ball at Bill's assistant but Bill blocks his Ball from catching Mew. This caused Clefairy to battle Charmander. During the battle, Charmander immediately goes to its Charizard stage, leaving Clefairy at a disadvantage. Bill shrinks Charizard but accidentally shrinks Clefairy as well in one of his machines. Green then gives up in catching Mew. As soon as both of the transformed subjects change back, Bill's hideous appearance causes Green and Red to run away. Afterwards, Green goes his separate ways.

Green returns in Catch That Pokémon Thief!! where he buys items to make his Pokémon stronger. He briefly tells Red about what happened after Clefairy foils the robbery. In the next chapter, he goes up to Red in a suit mocking him about how he wouldn't become good at the slot machines. However, this changed when Pikachu was able to get three 7's in a row. As a result, Green turns around and leaves. In Big Struggle with the Powerful Opponent Venusaur, Green is on a motorboat and has Charmander blast Red's normal boat to show them that Green is better than them. Red encounters him in The Life-or-Death Magic Duel at a restaurant. Professor Oak contacts him and Red and tells them about a legendary bird Pokémon residing in Seafoam Islands. Green goes there immediately and finds a cave in the next chapter. He trains Red as soon as he gets there in order for them to capture Articuno. Green encounters the Articuno but gets frozen by its Blizzard, leaving Red to handle the situation. After Articuno is caught, Green and the others are freed.

In Get The Flying Machine!!, after Blue beat Red in getting the flying machine, Green flies on his Charizard with both rivals telling Red about him not having anything for flight transportation. Green participates in the No. 1 Pokémon contest in Aim to be the No. 1 Pokémon! using his Meowth. Green's performance starts by having Meowth throw coins to the audience and then evolves into Persian. Persian then devolves back into a Meowth. The judges give him good comments about the performance. He participates in three other events afterwards, notably the baseball match that happened in Pokémon Baseball Tournament!!.

Green reappears in Bring Down the Strongest Pokémon!! where he witnesses the creation of Mewtwo done by Bill after Giovanni and his twin brother force him to do so. He competes in the curry cooking competition later on. After Red took on the Elite Four in Red VS Green?!, he trains with Green as he became the Champion. Green then reappears in The Pokémon Banana League, parts 1 and 2, where he and Red were battling for the Champion title. He was shown to have caught a Gengar and Koffing during that time.

During Where is Chikorita?!, he steals a Chikorita from Professor Oak but returns it to him at the end of the chapter.

Green returns after a long absence in Clefairy, Form Teacher Of Class 1P!! of the Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire manga. He cameos in that chapter and is wearing Blue's FRLG outfit.

Character

Green takes Pokémon much more seriously, although has questionable ethics in attaining his goals. He has tried to stop Red from getting ahead from Green as seen in Part-Time Job At The Swimming Pool!! when he had Clefairy trip on Ditto in order to mess up.

Pokémon

This is a list of Green's known Pokémon in the Pocket Monsters manga:

Green's Charizard
Charmander → Charizard
Main article: Green's Charizard

Green obtained Charizard when it was a Charmander. He favored this Pokémon. When it evolved in Search For The Mirage Pokémon Mew!!, it went straight to the final stage instead of becoming Charmeleon, only for Charizard to devolve back into Charmander. When Charmander evolved in The Legendary Pokémon Appears!!, it skipped the Charmeleon stage once again. It has evolved directly into Charizard and back into Charmander many times since then until The Final Battle, where it hasn't been seen as a Charmander since then. It wasn't shown everytime it evolved offscreen whether or not it became a Charmeleon.

Debut Clefairy's Debut!!
Green's Jigglypuff
Jigglypuff
Jigglypuff is one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Zubat

Green's Golbat
Zubat → Golbat (×2)
When Green was showing Red how many Pokémon he caught, Golbat was one of the Pokémon in the Poké Balls. In Receive the Moon Stone!!, Green caught his second Golbat as it was able to scare Clefairy easily. The second Golbat evolved from a Zubat that Clefairy encountered earlier. One of the Golbat was later seen in Pokémon Baseball Tournament!! watching the baseball game between Red and Green.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Oddish
Oddish
Oddish debuted as one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!. Oddish has participated in many activities such as the sports meet and the curry cooking competition.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Parasect
Parasect
Parasect is one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Psyduck
Psyduck
Psyduck is one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Poliwrath
Poliwrath
Poliwrath is one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!. It was later used in the swimming match and the battle with Red that took place in The Pokémon Banana League (Part 2).
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Ditto
Ditto
Ditto debuted as one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!. It was later used to play a prank on Clefairy during the swimming match.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Omanyte
Omanyte
Omanyte debuted as one of the Pokémon seen in Green's Poké Ball in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!
Green's Meowth

Green's Persian
Meowth → Persian → Meowth
Meowth first appeared in a performance on stage when Green participated. It evolved into a Persian and back into a Meowth. Later, Green used Meowth in the Sports Meet event.

None of Meowth's moves are known.

Debut Aim to be the No. 1 Pokémon!
Green's Magnemite
Magnemite
Green caught this Magnemite before participating in the sports meet.
Debut Good Luck at the Big Pokémon Athletic Meet!
Green's Voltorb
Voltorb
Green caught this Voltorb before participating in the sports meet. It exploded after Clefairy picked it up.
Debut Good Luck at the Big Pokémon Athletic Meet!
Green's Blastoise
Blastoise
Blastoise first appeared in a baseball tournament competing against Red. Then in Part-Time Job At The Swimming Pool!!, he used it for a swimming competition. Blastoise was later seen training with Green along with his other Pokémon in Red VS Green?!.
Debut Fierce Competition at the Pokémon Baseball Tournament!!
Green's Machamp
Machamp
Machamp was one of the Pokémon in the baseball tournament. At first, it was unknown if Machamp belonged to him but it turned out that Machamp is under the ownership of Green in Red VS Green?! when it was training with him.
Debut Fierce Competition at the Pokémon Baseball Tournament!!
Green's Dugtrio
Dugtrio
Green's Dugtrio debuted in Red VS Green?! alongside Onix.
Debut Red VS Green?!
Green's Onix
Onix
Onix debuted in Red VS Green?! alongside Dugtrio.
Debut Red VS Green?!
Green's Gengar
Gengar
Green caught Gengar prior to The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1) but officially debuted in The Pokémon Banana League (Part 2).
Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 2)
Green's Koffing
Koffing
Green caught Koffing prior to The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1) but officially debuted in The Pokémon Banana League (Part 2).
Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 2)
  • Green also owns many other unknown Pokémon.

Pokémon at the baseball match

These Pokémon are seen with Green during his baseball match with Red. It is unknown if these Pokémon belong to him.

Green Caterpie Kadabra PM.png
Caterpie
Green Poliwhirl PM.png
Poliwhirl
Green Caterpie Kadabra PM.png
Kadabra
Green Doduo PM.png
Doduo
Green Cubone PM.png
Cubone
Green Weepinbell PM.png
Weepinbell

Pokémon at the curry cooking competition

These Pokémon are seen with Green during the curry cooking competition with Red. It is unknown if these Pokémon belong to him, nor is it known if the Poliwhirl is the same one from the baseball game.

Green Poliwhirl Slowpoke PM.png
Poliwhirl
Green Poliwhirl Slowpoke PM.png
Slowpoke
Green Horsea PM.png
Horsea
Green Vaporeon Jolteon PM.png
Jolteon
Green Vaporeon Jolteon PM.png
Vaporeon

Status unknown

Green's Gastly
Gastly
Gastly was with Green in Red VS Green?!. However, it is unknown if the Gastly is actually his.
Debut Red VS Green?!

Released

Green's Chikorita
Chikorita
Chikorita was one of the Pokémon that Professor Oak was giving away. It ended up being stolen by Green before the sixty-fourth chapter. Chikorita ended picking up Green's fierce personality. Chikorita was returned to Oak later on.
Debut Where is Chikorita?!


Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese 緑川 開 Kai Midorikawa
グリーン Green
His surname contains the Japanese word for "green" ( midori).
From Pokémon Green game.
Chinese (Mandarin) 綠川 開 Kāi Lǜchuān
酷林 Kùlín
Same as Japanese name.
Transliteration of Japanese name.
Indonesian Geri Similar to the first rival's dub name in the anime.


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