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Red (Pocket Monsters)

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レッド Red
Red PM.png
Red in Pokémon Pocket Monsters
Gender Male
Eye color Green
Hair color Black
Hometown Pallet Town
Region Kanto
Game counterpart Red
Anime cameos Lights, Camerupt, Action!

Red (Japanese: レッド Red) is the protagonist of the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga. He is based on Red from the original Pokémon Red and Green. His full name is Isamu Akai (Japanese: 赤井 勇 Isamu Akai), which contains the Japanese word for "red" ( aka).

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In the manga


PM series

A young Red
Red in his army outfit

Red is a young Trainer from Pallet Town who is on his way to see Professor Oak in order for him to begin his Pokémon Journey. He bumped into someone who he immediately recognized as Green and Green immediately recognized him as well. It turned out that both of them are Trainers who are about to begin their journey. They end up becoming rivals and race to Professor Oak's lab. On his way to the lab, Red encountered a giant Nidoran♂ who warned him to watch out for them as they are monsters. The male Nidoran breathes fire on Red when Red laughed at the advice. Red then encountered a violent male Clefairy and together, they defeat the giant Nidoran♂ by accident. Red headed to the lab with Clefairy following him only to find out that Green got there first. After Green chose his Pokémon, Red noticed that Clefairy followed him to the laboratory. He chose to travel with the Clefairy because he finds his antics amusing. Red is then given a Pokédex from Professor Oak and is sent on a quest to find out more about Pokémon.

Later, he went with Clefairy to Viridian Forest in order to accomplish his goal. Both of them get hungry in the middle and Red ran off to get him and Clefairy some coconuts. Red and Clefairy finish their coconuts and continue their journey. Red encountered a Mewtwo along with various wild Pokémon there in different appearances, such as the three-eyed Persian, who end up laughing at the young Trainer. Red battled Mewtwo using Clefairy but Clefairy attacked an unknown Bug-type instead of Mewtwo. As the creature was weakened, Red threw a Poké Ball at it and caught it. With the creature caught, Red targetted Mewtwo as his next capture and was determined to capture it. Due to his inexperience with catching Pokémon, Red just throws a bunch of Poké Balls which all bounce off of Mewtwo. Red then used Clefairy to battle it but it was easily able to defeat Clefairy by kicking him off a cliff. Red went off to the Pokémon Center, promising revenge with the forest Pokémon. Red met up with Green briefly while Clefairy was put inside a healing tank. Both Trainers compare their amount of captures to each other with Green being the victor. During Clefairy's operation, Red's Poké Ball containing the unknown Bug-type drops as the treatment got disrupted earlier. The unknown Bug-type gets released with Red chasing after it.

Red in Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire
Red in Pocket Monsters DP

Red arrived in Pewter City and did some sightseeing. He stopped by an ice cream shop to tell Clefairy about a way to get stronger. Clefairy got excited about this and followed Red to the Pewter Gym. Outside the Gym, Red noticed that Green was easily beaten. Red and Clefairy meet Brock who tells them that they'll be an easy challenge and heads inside the Gym. Red goes inside and tours around Brock's collection. During the Gym Battle, Red used Clefairy against Brock's Onix when Clefairy noticed his cousin trapped. Red won when Clefairy drew a picture of himself on Onix's tail and then smashes a falling pillar on it. Red is rewarded the Boulder Badge and the Pikachu from Brock's collection which was Clefairy's cousin that was trapped. Pikachu was willing to join Red on his adventures and zapped him, which did not make Red happy.

After the Gym battle, Red camped out and learned of a Moon Stone from Clefairy in order to properly evolve him. He went to Cerulean City to get the Moon Stone that Misty had. However, in order to do that, he had to battle her. He did so using his Clefairy and managed to defeat her Blastoise. With the battle won, Misty rewarded him the Moon Stone but a Mew flew off with it. Red chased after it and Green joined him since he wanted to find Mew himself. Red and Green arrive at an abandoned water mill. Inside, Red and the others notice a secret room that Pikachu found hidden under the floorboards which contained a hidden laboratory. A man in the form of a leopard named Bill appears and introduces himself to Red and the gang. Bill's wife, who was the Mew and the one responsible for taking the Moon Stone explains to them about how one of the experiments caused them to be that way forever. Red and the group watch Bill and his wife change back into humans thanks to the Moon Stone and one of the machines. However, Bill's human appearance was too hideous for Red and Green so they ran away from him and the lab.

Red in Pocket Monsters HGSS
Red in Pocket Monsters BW

In Great Success in the Mountains or the Seas!?, Red got into a fight with Clefairy over a rice ball which landed in Diglett's Cave. The trio went inside the cave and get trapped by a Diglett's earthquake. Luckily for Red, his Pikachu was able to use his electrical powers to light up itself and the trio made their way out of the cave. They went to the Vermilion City Pokémon Center. Red noticed Green by a computer, getting his Pokédex evaluated by Professor Oak. In contrast to Red catching only three Pokémon, Green caught 50. As a result, Red gets punched by a boxing glove coming from the computer for punishment of his lack of progress. He left the Pokémon Center and went to a fishing spot. He bought an Old Rod for 350 yen. While fishing, the group hear a voice from the S.S. Anne and some people nearby tell him that his name is Lt. Surge. Red went onboard the ship, thinking how he could use the 500 Pokémon Lt. Surge caught to complete the Pokédex. Instead, Lt. Surge wanted to take Red's Pokémon to add to the collection. As a result, both of the battle. Unfortunately, Clefairy accidentally whacked Lt. Surge's Electrode in the ship's cannons, causing the ship to explode.

In Get Rid Of The Ghost Pokémon!!, Red ran to a mansion to get shelter from the rain. Red got scared by the eerie atmosphere in the mansion. A Gastly appeared and Red battled it with Clefairy. Red warned Clefairy about Gastly's hypnotism. Clefairy's attacks had little to no effect on Gastly, as it caused damage to himself. Seeing that his strategy wasn't working, Clefairy ran off and got a giant Buddha statue, which scared off Gastly. Two people, who are the parents of a Blue living in the mansion, come in and tell Red and his Pokémon about their son, Blue. They want Red to get rid of the Ghost-type residing in the mansion so Blue can become happy again. Red became annoyed at the offer when Blue's parents told them about going back outside in the rain and thunder if they refused the offer. The group were about to leave until Blue's father pleaded with them to come back. The group decide to help and go upstairs where they went to Blue's room. Blue in his cold and dark look told Red that he used Ghost Pokémon. When Red told him that he came to get rid of them, they had a battle. Like before, Red warned Clefairy about Haunter using hypnotism. Despite Haunter successfully hypnotizing Clefairy, Haunter accidentally slammed itself against a wall. Even though Red had the upper hand, Haunter's evolution into Gengar, caused Clefairy problems. Using the Silph Scope that Clefairy stole from Blue, Red was able to defeat him. Despite getting rid of the Ghost Pokémon, the impact of the battle caused Blue's item collection to get destroyed, much to Blue's ire.


With Clefairy revealed to have survived the missile launch, Red and his Pokémon go to New Bark Town and meet Gold and Silver who have gotten Cyndaquil and Totodile, respectively.

PMRS series

He continues his journey in Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire, the sequel to Pokémon Pocket Monsters that takes place in Hoenn. Red meets some monks who accuse Clefairy of stealing dumplings. As they found the real thief, a Zigzagoon, Red goes searching for it and during the middle of the search, Clefairy destroys the monks's taiko. During the parade, Red watches on as Clefairy became the taiko substitute. In Littleroot Town, he reunites with Professor Birch at a fishing lodge and challenges him to various contests, in which Professor Birch wins them all.

In Petalburg City, Red meets a depressed Norman who was drinking a lot and Norman reveals to him that his Slakoth became lazy and swallowed the Balance Badge. Clefairy falls in a deep sleep and Red tries to wake up Clefairy by yelling into him. As Clefairy fell asleep, Slakoth woke up and became energetic. Red watched on as Slakoth prevented Clefairy from getting the badge. With the Balance Badge taken out of Slakoth's body, Red and his Pokémon get chased out of the Gym.

PMDP series

Red went to the Sinnoh region in Pocket Monsters DP.

PMHGSS series

Red returned to Johto in Pocket Monsters HGSS. He competed in the Pokéathlon where Professor Elm and his Sudowoodo were in charge of. During the Pokéathlon, Red's Pokémon does some various competitions there.

PMBW series

Red went to the Unova region in Pocket Monsters BW where he was riding a bike with his Pokémon and crashed. They get back up and noticed some Pokémon they haven't seen before. A Patrat goes up to them and tells them that they are in Unova. Patrat advises the trio to go to Professor Juniper's lab and run off when Clefairy gave it a tiny berry despite hoarding a pile of bigger berries. Inside the lab, Professor Juniper congratulated Red for being the thirtieth person to come to her lab for being a Trainer. As Professor Juniper brought out a box containing Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott, Red wondered which one he wanted but did not get a chance to choose as those three were already reserved for three Trainers. Professor Juniper tells him that he already has an adorable Pikachu. However, Red and Clefairy attempt to get Professor Juniper to change her mind but Professor Juniper saw what they were doing and did not work. Red and his Pokémon leave the lab after Clefairy gets beaten up easily by the Unova starters. In the forest, the trio became disappointed about Professor Juniper not giving them a Pokémon but Red stated that he'll have to find some new ones himself. Red goes to a restaurant in Striaton City as Clefairy suggested to him to go there. He meets the three waiters, Cilan, Chili, and Cress who were also the Gym Leaders of the Striaton Gym. As Clefairy failed to get the brothers to fight each other, they challenged Red to a Gym Battle where Cilan went first by using Pansage, followed by Cress and Chili with Panpour and Pansear respectively. As the three use their attacks, Clefairy made some tea using their attacks.

Red battles a Darmanitan using Pikachu and as Red had trouble knowing what he said, the battle could not be finished since Darmanitan's Trainer had to go watch Team Plasma give out a speech. As Red still had trouble knowing what Pikachu told him, N comes by and told him what Pikachu was actually saying. Red then tried proving himself that he could understand Pokémon language similar to N by having Pikachu speak slower but that did not work. Red uses Clefairy's tape that he recorded of N talking to a Purrloin and Red was able to understand what Pikachu was saying. As Clefairy sold copies of his CD containing N's speech, Red and Pikachu became shocked about that. However, it did not work out when Clefairy woke up from his dream.

PMXY series

Red traveled to the Kalos region in Pocket Monsters XY.


Unlike his main rival, Red doesn't catch a lot of Pokémon. He has two (later three) favorites, which he keeps outside their Poké Balls. He has caught several others, including Articuno, but never uses them in battle.


On hand

This is a list of Red's known Pokémon in the Pocket Monsters manga:

Red's Clefairy
Clefairy ↔ Clefable
Main article: Red's Clefairy

Clefairy is a Pokémon that Red obtained by befriending. He has been out of his Poké Ball in most of Red's adventures.

Debut Introducing the Pokémon Clefairy!!
Red's Pikachu
Pikachu ↔ Raichu
Main article: Red's Pikachu (Pocket Monsters)

Brock caught this Pikachu way before Red started his journey. Pikachu was revealed to be Clefairy's cousin after Brock gave him to Red.

Debut Bring Down the Powerful Opponent Onix!!
Red's Conkeldurr
Main article: Red's Conkeldurr

Red met Conkeldurr in the Unova region when he along with Clefairy and Pikachu discover him in a box in a village. Since then, he traveled along with the trio, replacing Tyrogue.

Debut The New Member is an Architect!!


Red's Machoke

Red's Machamp
Machoke → Machamp
While Red and his friends were in a department store, Machamp, as a Machoke, along with a Caterpie, Butterfree, Kakuna and Ekans were robbing the department store. Red was able to stop Caterpie and its evolutions. But, the Fighting-type Pokémon was the only one left. Clefairy created a distraction for Machoke so Red can catch it. Machoke evolved into Machamp and it became a tough foe for them to handle. It took several tries for Red to catch it and he finally caught it after Clefairy was about to give up. Later, Machamp and Clefairy cheated in the Athletic Meet by disguising himself as Clefairy and flinging a Snorlax away.

None of Machamp's moves are known.

Debut Catch That Pokémon Thief!!
Red's Articuno
Articuno is a legendary Pokémon that was mentioned by Professor Oak while he was contacting Red. In the next chapter, he attempts to catch it and succeeds with a Master Ball. Articuno reappeared in Red VS Green!! where it was a participant in a soccer match. It served as a goalie throughout the game.

Articuno's only known move is Ice Beam.

Debut The Life-or-Death Magic Duel!!
Red's Tauros
Tauros appeared when Red and the others were at the Safari Zone. As soon as they arrived, Tauros immediately ran to them in an attacking position. Red then catches him.

None of Tauros's moves are known.

Debut Big Rampage at the Safari Zone!?
Red's Kingler
Red obtained Kingler before he headed over to the Power Plant. It was a Pokémon that was used in many competitions such as the baseball match and curry cooking competition.

None of Kingler's moves are known.

Debut Regain the Deserted Power Plant!
Red's Venusaur
Venusaur was participating with Red's other Pokémon in a soccer event. During the game, it fell asleep along with the other Pokémon when Jigglypuff was singing. Later, it was attacked by Exeggcute when Blastoise deflected them back to Red's side.

None of Venusaur's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Rattata
Rattata was a participant along with Red's other Pokémon in soccer. After Rattata fell asleep due to Jigglypuff's singing, Red kicked it awake. Later, it was attacked by Exeggcute when Blastoise deflected them back to Red's side.

None of Rattata's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Jigglypuff
Jigglypuff was a participant along with Red's other Pokémon in a soccer event. It became a goalie for Red's team. After catching the ball and reserving it, Jigglypuff sang a song which made the Pokémon on both sides drowsy. Later, it was attacked by Exeggcute when Blastoise deflected them back to Red's side.

None of Jigglypuff's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Primeape

Red's Primeape
Primeape (×2)
One of the Primeape appeared as a participant in soccer. During the game, when the ball coming from Cubone slammed towards Primeape, this made Primeape mad and gave Cubone several punches.

Red owned another one in The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1) where it along with Arcanine and Pidgey joined Red for the Pokémon League. During Red's match against Green, he sent it out and after a gag fight with Green's Pokémon, it along with both sides, were knocked out, leaving them with one Pokémon left.

None of Primeape's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Cubone
Cubone appeared as a participant in soccer. During the game, when Charizard served the ball, Cubone was the first to strike it but it accidentally went straight for its own teammate, Primeape. Primeape became mad and served Cubone some punches. When Cubone fell asleep after hearing Jigglypuff's song, Red kicked it awake. Later, it was attacked by Exeggcute when Blastoise deflected them back to Red's side.

None of Cubone's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Dragonite
Dragonite was briefly seen where Red was running with his Pokémon to the soccer field.

None of Dragonite's moves are known.

Debut Red VS Green!!
Red's Pidgey
Pidgey was first seen along with Arcanine and Primeape where it joined Red for the Pokémon League. During Red's match against Green, he sent it out and after a gag fight with Green's Pokémon, it along with both sides, were knocked out, leaving them with one Pokémon left.

None of Pidgey's moves are known.

Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1)
Red's Arcanine
Arcanine was first seen along with Pidgey and Primeape where it joined Red for the Pokémon League. During Red's match against Green, he sent it out and after a gag fight with Green's Pokémon, it along with both sides, were knocked out, leaving them with one Pokémon left.

None of Arcanine's moves are known.

Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1)
Red's Larvitar
Red caught a Larvitar prior to The Great Helper!!.

Larvitar's only known move is Rock Slide.

Debut The Great Helper!!
Red's Scyther
Red caught this Scyther in an unnamed forest located in Hoenn. He did so by luring it out of its hiding place by feeding it some food and threw a Poké Ball at it. Later, Red used Scyther for a barbeque who sliced up some of the food.

None of Scyther's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy Has Been Abandoned?!
Red's Slugma
Red caught this Slugma in an unnamed forest located in Hoenn. He tried the same trick as he did with Scyther by putting out some food but Clefairy, disguised as a karate master, kicks Red, making him drop the Poké Ball. The Slugma flees when it notices the group. Slugma came back when Red dropped a little more and then threw a Poké Ball without any interferences. Later, Red used Slugma for a barbeque who served as a stove.

None of Slugma's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy Has Been Abandoned?!
Red's Alakazam
Red caught this Alakazam in an unnamed forest located in Hoenn. By dropping some pieces of food, he was able to catch it. Later, Red used Alakazam to mix up the ingredients for a barbeque.

None of Alakazam's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy Has Been Abandoned?!
Red's Shiftry
Red caught this Shiftry in an unnamed forest located in Hoenn. By dropping pieces of food, Red was able to catch Shiftry. Later, he used it as a fan for a barbeque.

None of Shiftry's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy Has Been Abandoned?!
Red's Ditto
Red caught this Ditto accidentally using a Heavy Ball he intended to use on one of the Legendary beasts.

None of Ditto's moves are known.

Debut Get the Legendary Pokémon!


Red's Lapras
Lapras served as a transportation to get across the water when Red and his Pokémon were stuck. When Giovanni caused trouble with his Slugma, Lapras battled it but was unable to keep up with Slugma's strength.

None of Lapras's moves are known.

Debut Escape from Magma!?
Red's Mew
Mew first met Red when it ate all of Clefairy's food. Clefairy, angry at it for stealing, decides to pick a fight with it but was unsuccessful. Despite that, it stayed with the group for a little while. Mew left somewhere after Clefairy decided to go primitive.

None of Mew's moves are known.

Debut Showdown! Clefairy VS Mew!!
Kalos starters
The Kalos starters were shown to be with Red.
Debut PMXY10


Red's Mew
This Mew is actually a human woman and the assistant to the scientist Bill. She was accidentally transformed into a Mew when she and Bill attempted to try to create the ultimate Pokémon by combining human and Pokémon DNA. After giving them their Moon Stone, Mew and Bill were turned back to their normal selves.
Debut Obtain the Moon Stone!!
Red's Torchic
Red met this Torchic at a house he stayed in when Professor Birch released the starters for him to see. This Torchic was a bit ditzy but fun to be with. Due to the Torchic's personality, Red decided to choose it and it became a walking Pokémon similar to Clefairy, Pikachu and Tyrogue. However, when the group headed to Hoenn, Torchic was returned to Professor Birch who he gave to Sapphire later on.

None of Torchic's moves are known.

Debut Strongest Rival Appears!?
Red's Treecko
Treecko was in Red's possession for a little while when Ruby traded it for his Pikachu when he wasn't around. Treecko was able to get back to Ruby when it, along with Clefairy and Tyrogue work together to get Pikachu back to Red, his rightful owner.
Debut Something Happened!! Let's Go After Pikachu!!
Red's Clefable
A Clefable along with Raichu and Hitmontop went to Red after Red's Clefairy, Pikachu, and Tyrogue left the area to get some supplies. Red mistakened Clefable to have evolved from Clefairy. Unlike Clefairy, Clefable became more helpful as it helped Croagunk pull some supplies. Clefable had a battle with a wild Mamoswine where Mamoswine got the upper hand. As Mamoswine was about to finish Clefable, Clefairy, Pikachu, and Tyrogue returned, revealing to Red that Clefairy didn't evolve.

Clefable's only known move is Focus Punch.

Debut Clefairy's Surprising Great Evolution!
Red's Raichu
A Raichu along with Clefable and Hitmontop went to Red after his Pikachu, Clefairy, and Tyrogue left the area to get some supplies. It didn't do much except for supporting Clefable during its battle with a wild Mamoswine. When Pikachu, Clefairy, and Tyrogue returned, it was revealed to Red that Pikachu didn't evolve.

None of Raichu's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy's Surprising Great Evolution!
Red's Hitmontop
A Hitmontop along with Clefable and Raichu went to Red after his Tyrogue, Clefairy, and Pikachu left the area to get some supplies. He didn't do much except for supporting Clefable during its battle with a wild Mamoswine. When Tyrogue, Clefairy, and Pikachu returned, it was revealed to Red that Tyrogue didn't evolve.

None of Hitmontop's moves are known.

Debut Clefairy's Surprising Great Evolution!

Status unknown

Red's Gastly
A Gastly showed up while Red had a confrontation with Giovanni and his twin brother. This Gastly was out of its gas form.
Debut Which One is the Real Clefairy!?
Red's Haunter
While Red and the gang were at a haunted house, a Haunter was behind Clefairy.
Debut Which One is the Real Clefairy!?
Red's Exeggcute

Red's second Exeggcute
Exeggcute (×2)
Red was given an Exeggcute from Professor Oak after the baseball match. They chased and attacked Red and his Pokémon afterwards.

In Red VS Green!!, another one appeared where Clefairy disguised them as balls for the playing field. As Clefairy threw Exeggcute, it attacked Green's Pokémon especially his Charizard and Blastoise. Blastoise deflected the Exeggcute back to Red's side and then they went to the audience, much to their horror.

None of Exeggcute's moves are known.

Debut Fierce Competition at the Pokémon Baseball Tournament!
Red's Miltank
Red used a Miltank while in a cooking class. However, due to her brief appearance, it is not known if he actually caught her.

None of Miltank's moves are known.

Debut A Finger Lickin' Battle!
Red's Snubbull
Snubbull (multiple)
Many Snubbull ran up to Red after Clefairy fought one. The Snubbull were interested in Red's cooking that they stayed to him. However, it is not known if he actually kept them.

None of Snubbull's moves are known, but one of them from before knows Bite and Scary Face.

Debut A Finger Lickin' Battle!
Pokémon at the baseball match

Red participates in a baseball match with Green. It is unknown if those Pokémon belong to him.

Red Onix Diglett PM.png
Red Golem Snorlax PM.png
Red Slowbro PM.png
Red Magneton PM.png
Red Farfetch'd PM.png
Red Gastly PM.png
Red Onix Diglett PM.png
Red Chansey PM.png
Red Tangela PM.png
Red Golem Snorlax PM.png
Red Jynx PM.png

Pokémon at the curry cooking competition

These Pokémon are seen with Red during the curry cooking competition with Green. It is unknown if these Pokémon belong to him, nor is it known if the Diglett or Onix are the same ones from the baseball game.

Red Blastoise PM.png
Red Diglett PM.png
Red Rapidash PM.png
Red Onix Exeggutor PM.png
Red Scyther PM.png
Red Onix Exeggutor PM.png
Red Eevee PM.png
Red Voltorb PM.png


Red's Togepi
Egg → Togepi
Main article: Red's Togepi

Togepi was given to Red from Professor Elm when it was an egg. It hatched in Hatch the Pokémon Egg!! and was traded away to the Pokémon Fan Club President for Tyrogue in Togepi's Determination.

Debut Welcome Back, Clefairy!!
Red's Tyrogue
Main article: Red's Tyrogue

Red received this Tyrogue from the Pokémon Fan Club President when he gave him his Togepi. Tyrogue became the fourth main Pokémon to travel with Red out of his Poké Ball. Tyrogue was released in Tyrogue, Returning Home!? of the HGSS chapter.

Debut Togepi's Determination


Red's Meowth
Red borrowed a Meowth from Blaine. It is not known if Red kept it or returned it to the Gym leader.
Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1)
Red's Togepi
Main article: Misty's Togepi

Red borrowed this Togepi from Misty when he and Green ran out of Pokémon. Following the said battle, he returns the Togepi to Misty.

Debut The Pokémon Banana League (Part 1)


Unnamed Bug-type Pokémon
Unnamed Bug-type Pokémon
This unnamed Bug-type Pokémon was captured by Red in Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!. It was his second Pokémon, after Clefairy. It is supposedly very weak. It escaped from its Poké Ball in the same chapter.
Debut Big Battle in the Viridian Forest!!

In the anime

Red in the anime

Red appeared in the anime episode Lights, Camerupt, Action as the lead in a movie along with his Clefairy and Pikachu.


Red Clefairy anime.png
Red Pikachu anime.png

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 大谷育江 Ikue Ohtani
English Veronica Taylor
Spanish Latin America Gabriel Ramos
Spain Adolfo Moreno


Language Name Origin
Japanese 赤井 勇 Isamu Akai
レッド Red
His surname contains the Japanese word for "red" ( aka).
From Pokémon Red game.
English Red From Pokémon Red game.
Chinese (Mandarin) 赤井 勇 Yǒng Chìjǐng
小智 Xiǎo Zhì*
雷特 Léitè*
Same as Japanese name.
Same as Ash's Chinese name.
Transliteration of Japanese name.
Indonesian Ali Similar to main protagonist's dub name in the anime.

PM GreenBlueYellowGoldSilver
Professor OakBill
BrockMistyLt. SurgeErikaSabrinaKogaBlaineGiovanniLoreleiBrunoAgathaLance
Professor ElmEarlClefairy RangersKurtDJ MaryChairmanKiyo
PMRS RubySapphireRedBlue
Professor BirchMr. StoneMr. BrineyMaxieTetsuyaRydelRydel's rival
Dr. TakedaScott
PMDP DiaKazuki
Professor RowanMarsLookerCharon
Dai FugōOkane Daisukī
PMBW BlackBiancaCheren
Professor JuniperNCedric JuniperGhetsis
PMXY ShaunaProfessor Sycamore

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