Poké Fan (Trainer class)
A PokéFan (Japanese: だいすきクラブ Daisuki Club) is a type of Pokémon trainer that first debuted in the Generation II games. They come in two varieties: Middle-aged women with Poké Dolls and middle-aged men with small children dressed in Pikachu outfits. The class is name after Pokémon Daisuki Club, the Japanese Pokémon fan club.
In the anime
- Sukizo, who is a Pokémon Contest judge, resembles a male PokéFan and is in fact president of the Pokémon Fan Club.
- Lola, Brock's mother, has a resemblence to the female PokéFan.
In the Pokémon Special manga
In Danger: High Voltorb a group of PokéFans congregate in the Pokémon Fan Club headquarters to talk about their favourite Pokémon and to read their own magazine.
Throughout the series, the species of the dolls the female PokéFan sprite is shown with has changed, but the male PokéFan sprite has always been shown with Pikachu or Pichu, both on his t-shirt and the costumed child.