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Maximo

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Maximo
ケジメ Kejime
Maximo Adventures.png
Maximo in Pokémon Adventures
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Johto
Relatives Old man (grandfather), Primo (older twin brother)
Generation IV
Games HeartGold and SoulSilver

Maximo (Japanese: ケジメ Kejime) is the host of the Pokéathlon. He can be seen at the Pokéathlon Dome in HeartGold and SoulSilver and is there to explain the Pokéathlon and its events as well as himself. He is nicknamed "big brother", despite having an older twin brother, Primo.

In the games

Appearance

Maximo OD.png
Overworld sprite from
HeartGold and SoulSilver

Quotes

"Young Pokéathlete! Hello! ... Running out of energy? Hello, again! Good! My name is Maximo! I am the Pokéathlon MC! Nice to meet you! Hello! I'll be there for you when you need to know anything about the Pokéathlon. Do you have any questions?"
  • Pokéathlon
"Let me explain the Pokéathlon! It's a connection between Pokémon and Pokéathletes. It is friendship itself! ...What? You don't get it? OK. I won't be as brief this time. You form a team of three Pokémon to compete in ten different events! The friendship between Pokémon and Pokéathletes is tested! That is what we call friendship! Do you understand what I mean? Do you have any questions?"
  • About events
"Which course do you want to know about?"
  • Speed Course
"Which event do you want to know about?"
  • Hurdle Dash
"I'll explain "Hurle Dash" for you. It is an event to test your speed. Your Pokémon needs to jump when the Hurdle comes near. If it jumps at the right time, it will go over the Hurdle! The total time of the three Pokémon gives you the event score. This is an event for speedy Pokémon that move quickly like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Pennant Capture
"I'll explain "Pennant Capture" for you. Your Pokémon grabs Pennants on the beach. Grabbing Pennants doesn't add to your score. You have to come back with the Pennants. This is an event for speedy and skillful Pokémon that move like I do! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Relay Run
"I'll explain "Relay Run" for you. Your Pokémon run in turns as far as they can in 90 seconds. The distance of the Relay will decide the score. This is an event for speedy Pokémon with stamina... Ones just like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Power Course
"Which event do you want to know about?"
  • Block Smash
"I'll explain "Block Smash" for you. You smash Blocks as the name suggests. The number of Blocks you smash will be the score you'll get. It's so simple, isn't it? This is an event for powerful Pokémon that are strong like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Circle Push
"I'll explain "Circle Push" for you. Your Pokémon push others to try and stay in a Circle. You will get points as long as your Pokémon stay in a Circle. The total time of the three Pokémon gives your score. This is an event for powerful Pokémon with stamina that are strong like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Goal Roll
"I'll explain "Goal Roll" for you. Your Pokémon try to roll the ball into the Goal of the other Pokémon teams. Most balls will give you one point. Gold-colored balls will give you two points. The number of points will decide your rank, and that decides the score. This is an event for powerful and skillful Pokémon... Ones just like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Skill Course
"Which event do you want to know about?"
  • Snow Throw
"I'll explain "Snow Throw" for you. Snow Throw may not ring a bell but... how about a Snowball fight? The more your Pokémon hit other Pokémon with Snow, the higher the score will be. This is an event for powerful and skillful Pokémon... Ones just like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Goal Roll
"I'll explain "Goal Roll" for you. Your Pokémon try to roll the ball into the Goal of the other Pokémon teams. Most balls will give you one point. Gold-colored balls will give you two points. The number of points will decide your rank, and that decides the score. This is an event for powerful and skillful Pokémon... Ones just like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Pennant Capture
"I'll explain "Pennant Capture" for you. Your Pokémon grabs Pennants on the beach. Grabbing Pennants doesn't add to your score. You have to come back with the Pennants. This is an event for speedy and skillful Pokémon that move like I do! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Stamina Course
"Which event do you want to know about?"
  • Ring Drop
"I'll explain "Ring Drop" for you. Your Pokémon try to knock other Pokémon out of the Ring. A tackle gives you one point. A stomp on another Pokémon gives you two points. If your Pokémon knock another Pokémon off the Ring, making them drop, you get ten points. This is an event for Pokémon with stamina like I have! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Relay Run
"I'll explain "Relay Run" for you. Your Pokémon run in turns as far as they can in 90 seconds. The distance of the Relay will decide the score. This is an event for speedy Pokémon with stamina... Ones just like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Block Smash
"I'll explain "Block Smash" for you. You smash Blocks as the name suggests. The number of Blocks you smash will be the score you'll get. It's so simple, isn't it? This is an event for powerful Pokémon that are strong like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Jump Course
"Which event do you want to know about?"
  • Lamp Jump
"I'll explain "Lamp Jump" for you. Your Pokémon bounce to jump high and touch as many Lamps as they can. The more Lamps they touch, the more points you get. The total points will decide the score. This is an event for jumpy Pokémon like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Disc Catch
"I'll explain "Disc Catch" for you. Your Pokémon jump and catch Discs that come flying toward them. The longer you wait before they catch the Disks, the more points you get. The total points will decide the score. This is an event for powerful and jumpy Pokémon that move like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • Hurdle Dash
"I'll explain "Hurle Dash" for you. It is an event to test your speed. Your Pokémon needs to jump when the Hurdle comes near. If it jumps at the right time, it will go over the Hurdle! The total time of the three Pokémon gives you the event score. This is an event for speedy Pokémon that move quickly like me! Do you understand what I mean? OK, so do you have any more questions?"
  • About Maximo
"Me? Are you interested in me? Hahaha! Oh, don't be shy. Some people call me the "big brother"! But really, the big brother is... ... ... my twin brother! The "big brother," as they say, is really the younger brother. So this "big brother" has a bigger brother... Do you get what I mean? Do you have any questions?"
  • Exit
"Young Pokéathlete! Don't forget to do your Pokéathlon stretches before exercise!"
  • After an event
"Pokéathlon FOREVER!"

The Young Pokéathlete Maximo

A younger Maximo is the star of the Serial Radio Drama program "The Young Pokéathlete Maximo". According to the show, he was a delinquent with 214 henchmen. Over the eight episodes, an old man (possibly Magnus) introduced him to the Pokéathlon.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Maximo was the judge of the Pokéathlon similar to the games. He judged the competition that Gold, Jet and the Johto Elite Four were participating in. He was then seen handing Gold his medal after winning.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ケジメ Kejime Similar to Hajime
English Maximo From maximum. Also rhymes with Primo
French, German Pollux From Pollux
Italian Polluce From Pollux
Spanish Pólux From Pollux
Korean 구별형님 Gubyeol Hyeongnim From 구별 (區別 gubyeol, distinction or differentiation) and 형님 (hyeongnim, big brother)
Chinese (Mandarin) 阿結 Ā Jié From 結束 jiéshù, end


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