Our 2014 Christmas Contests have begun! Check the Bulbagarden Forums to find out how you could win 1 of 30 copies of ORAS!
Please remember to follow the manual of style and code of conduct at all times.
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel #bulbagarden on irc.systemnet.info.

Billy Jo

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Billy Jo

Billy Jo (Japanese: ルー Ru) is a minor character appearing in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 and the Pokémon anime. She is member of Roxie's band, playing guitar.

In the anime

She appears in Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1 and Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 2. She is a guitarist playing with Roxie and Nicky in the band "Koffing and the Toxics", which is quite well known in Unova and provides music during Roxie's Gym Battles. When Ash came to the Virbank Gym, Roxie described Billy Jo as a "poisonous person".

She once went on tour with the band through Kanto but mentioned to Ash that the audiences there were "a bore".

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 西村ちなみ Chinami Nishimura
English Samia Mounts
Polish Katarzyna Łaska
Brazilian Portuguese Luciana Baroli
Spanish Latin America Leticia Amezcua
Spain Emma Jiménez

In the games

Billy Jo appears at the Virbank Gym in Black 2 and White 2. Here, she also plays in a band with Roxie, just like in the anime. The player has to battle her before being able to battle Roxie.

Pokémon

This is a list of Billy Jo's Pokémon in the games:

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2



Quotes

  • Before battle
"I can always be straight and honest with myself whenever I'm playing the guitar or having a Pokémon battle!"
  • Being defeated
"Argh! The happy times always end so quickly!"
  • After being defeated
"It's because I'm with my Pokémon that I can happily play my guitar. And it's because I play my guitar that my Pokémon become strong. Get it?"

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ルー Ru Possibly from Lou Reed
English Billy Jo Possibly from Billie Joe Armstrong
French, German, Italian Lou Similar to Japanese name
Spanish Rita From guitarra, guitar
Korean Ru Same as Japanese name


Project CharacterDex logo.png This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.