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[[Image:Joe.png|thumb|200px|Joe of Pokémon Tech]]
 
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Joe appeared as a [[character of the day]] in ''[[EP009|The School of Hard Knocks]]''.
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Joe appeared as a [[character of the day]] in ''[[EP009|The School of Hard Knocks]]''. His Japanese voice actress is ''[[Rikako Aikawa]]'' and his English voice actress is [[Kayzie Rogers]].
   
 
{{Ash}}, {{an|Misty}}, and {{an|Brock}} were lost in a forest when they happened upon Joe, who was being quizzed on facts about {{p|Pidgey}} while being forced to run on a treadmill. Ash thought he was being bullied, so he chased the older children away. Joe explained that he was a student at [[Pokémon Tech]], a school that teaches students how to [[Pokémon training|train]] {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}. Joe is on the bottom of the beginner class and the other kids were tutoring him before Ash showed up. Apparently, Joe actually knew everything about Pidgey and its evolutions, but was pretending to be ignorant so he wouldn't have to work harder. Ash demanded to know who was responsible for the "tutoring" program, and Joe showed him a picture of a pretty young girl named [[Giselle]]. It seemed that Joe had a crush on Giselle, despite her harsh treatment.
 
{{Ash}}, {{an|Misty}}, and {{an|Brock}} were lost in a forest when they happened upon Joe, who was being quizzed on facts about {{p|Pidgey}} while being forced to run on a treadmill. Ash thought he was being bullied, so he chased the older children away. Joe explained that he was a student at [[Pokémon Tech]], a school that teaches students how to [[Pokémon training|train]] {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}. Joe is on the bottom of the beginner class and the other kids were tutoring him before Ash showed up. Apparently, Joe actually knew everything about Pidgey and its evolutions, but was pretending to be ignorant so he wouldn't have to work harder. Ash demanded to know who was responsible for the "tutoring" program, and Joe showed him a picture of a pretty young girl named [[Giselle]]. It seemed that Joe had a crush on Giselle, despite her harsh treatment.
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|desc={{p|Weepinbell}} is Joe's only known Pokémon and very little is known about it. It was shown only very briefly when it was sent out by Joe to fight [[Misty's Starmie]]. It was knocked out with only one hit from Starmie's {{m|Water Gun}}, despite having a type advantage. It was never seen using any moves.}}
 
|desc={{p|Weepinbell}} is Joe's only known Pokémon and very little is known about it. It was shown only very briefly when it was sent out by Joe to fight [[Misty's Starmie]]. It was knocked out with only one hit from Starmie's {{m|Water Gun}}, despite having a type advantage. It was never seen using any moves.}}
   
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* Like Giselle, a {{pkmn|Trainer}} based on Joe appears in {{game|Yellow}}; a {{tc|Camper|Jr. Trainer♂}} with a Weepinbell is on {{rt|6|Kanto}}, which, like Pokémon Tech in the anime, is between Cerulean City and Vermilion City. He is seen talking to a [[Giselle|female Jr. Trainer♀ with a Cubone]].
 
* Like Giselle, a {{pkmn|Trainer}} based on Joe appears in {{game|Yellow}}; a {{tc|Camper|Jr. Trainer♂}} with a Weepinbell is on {{rt|6|Kanto}}, which, like Pokémon Tech in the anime, is between Cerulean City and Vermilion City. He is seen talking to a [[Giselle|female Jr. Trainer♀ with a Cubone]].
 
* He shares his Japanese name with {{an|Barry}}.
 
* He shares his Japanese name with {{an|Barry}}.
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Revision as of 11:46, 30 August 2011

Joe (Japanese: ジュン Jun) is a young man who once attended the Pokémon Tech school between Cerulean City and Vermilion City in Kanto.

In the anime

Joe of Pokémon Tech

Joe appeared as a character of the day in The School of Hard Knocks. His Japanese voice actress is Rikako Aikawa and his English voice actress is Kayzie Rogers.

Ash, Misty, and Brock were lost in a forest when they happened upon Joe, who was being quizzed on facts about Pidgey while being forced to run on a treadmill. Ash thought he was being bullied, so he chased the older children away. Joe explained that he was a student at Pokémon Tech, a school that teaches students how to train Pokémon. Joe is on the bottom of the beginner class and the other kids were tutoring him before Ash showed up. Apparently, Joe actually knew everything about Pidgey and its evolutions, but was pretending to be ignorant so he wouldn't have to work harder. Ash demanded to know who was responsible for the "tutoring" program, and Joe showed him a picture of a pretty young girl named Giselle. It seemed that Joe had a crush on Giselle, despite her harsh treatment.

Joe took Ash and his friends to the campus and showed them around. He explained that graduates of the school are allowed to compete in the Pokémon League without having to challenge Gym Leaders or collect badges. As a beginner, Joe had the skills of someone with about two badges. He felt obligated to remain at Pokémon Tech because his parents paid so much to get him in. Joe then demonstrated some of the tools the school offered, such as a Pokémon battle simulator that appeared to resemble the Pokémon video games. Misty was annoyed by this, thinking that simulation can't make up for the real thing, and proved this by defeating Joe in a Pokémon battle, Joe using his Weepinbell and Misty using her Starmie, despite the Template:Type2 disadvantage on her part versus a Template:Type2.

After witnessing Ash's Pikachu defeat Giselle's Cubone, Joe was finally convinced that he should leave Pokémon Tech, deciding to try to collect badges instead. He and Giselle bid farewell, promising to meet again some day.

Pokémon

This listing is of Joe's Pokémon in the anime:

Joe's Weepinbell
Weepinbell
Weepinbell is Joe's only known Pokémon and very little is known about it. It was shown only very briefly when it was sent out by Joe to fight Misty's Starmie. It was knocked out with only one hit from Starmie's Water Gun, despite having a type advantage. It was never seen using any moves.
Debut The School of Hard Knocks

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese Rikako Aikawa
English Kayzie Rogers
Spanish Latin America Uraz Huerta
Spain Sara Vivas

In the manga

Joe and Giselle in the manga

Joe makes a cameo appearance in the Electric Tale of Pikachu manga. He and Giselle attend a performance by Duplica and her Ditto in Pikachu's Excellent Adventure.

Trivia


Main characters
Ash KetchumPikachuGary OakRitchieMay OakProfessor OakDelia KetchumJessieJamesMeowth
Gym Leaders
BrockMistyKogaSabrinaGiovanniRudyDrake
Other
A.J.AyaBillDamianDarioDuplicaEevee brothersGiselleJeanette FisherOfficer JennyJoeNurse Joy
Lara LaramieMahriMelanieMikeyMimiProfessor OrvillePotterFlorinda ShowersRubySamuraiTommy


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