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Booker

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Booker Hastings
ブッカー シンバラ Booker Shinbara
Booker.png
Art from Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color White
Hometown Cocona Village
Region Oblivia
Relatives Ralph (grandson), Professor Hastings (younger brother)
Trainer class Non-player character
Generation IV
Games Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Anime debut Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (Part Two)
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Unknown

Booker Hastings (Japanese: ブッカー シンバラ Booker Shinbara) is a resident of Cocona Village from Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Booker, an expert carpenter, is first met shortly after the player washes up on Dolce Island where he was investigating UFOs that were flying around the island. After he introduces himself, Booker offers to take the player to his home in Cocona Village in an unfinished boat of his. Booker has a grandson, Ralph, who also lives in Cocona Village. Later on in the story he is called upon to fix Big Booker Bridge after the Pokémon Pinchers damage it.

He makes ships for a living along with his apprentice Nick. In case the waves get high on Dolce Island, he looks after the Pokémon unable to swim or fly by creating refuge boats on the island to keep them safe. When the Pokémon Pinchers damage the Big Booker Bridge, he notably repairs it in a short amount of time, which is attributed to him designed the bridge. One of his prized ships is The Union, which later on in the game is docked at the Tilt Village harbor for the player to use. Another creation of Booker is Ukulele Pichu's ukulele, which was made of spare ship material. He gave Pichu the ukulele as a token of his gratitude for making him feel better whenever he got tired of creating the boats on Dolce Island. Pichu's nickname of Ukulele Pichu was also given to it by Booker. Booker also assisted in evacuating the Pokémon from Dolce Island just before the Sky Fortress vaporized it.

In the anime

Booker, Ukulele Pichu, and Ben in the anime

Booker briefly appears in a flashback in the special episode Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (Part Two). He is shown explaining to Ben what happened to the Pokémon living on Dolce Island when the Pokémon Pinchers kidnapped them.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ブッカー シンバラ Booker Shinbara
English, Spanish* Booker Hastings
Spanish* Buck Gobios
French Booker Pressand
Italian Otello Frenesio
German Bukka Hastings
Portuguese Buck Adalberto



Non-player characters in the Pokémon Ranger series
Fiore LunickSolanaSpenserJoelCameronElitaMurphAriaPercyChrisLind
LeilaniKeithFreddieProfessor HastingsLarryDrowsy GuyThe Go-Rock Squad
Almia BarlowCrawfordLuanaOllieElaineKeithRhythmiIsaacMelodyProfessor HastingsErmaWendySvenLinda
MurphPamurMrs. WinterPonteMs. AprilLamontMr. KaplanMs. ClaireJaniceMr. WoodwardMimiKyleOscar
WebsterBrookHenryLittle TimBig BerthaVatona and NageHerbertGo-Rock QuadsDrowsy GuyBrighton Hall
Team Dim SunTeam Debonairs
Oblivia BenSummerUkulele PichuBookerBurkhartRalphNickNemaNixieRandLeanneMurphProfessor HastingsSupurna
SteelheadTanvirKiraRavioEdwardArleyKasaHocusGo-Rock QuadsDrowsy GuyPokémon Pinchers


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