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Rhonda (Sinnoh)

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ユウカ Yūka
Gender Female
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Hometown Unknown
Region Sinnoh
Anime debut The Champ Twins!
English voice actor Sarah Natochenny (DP029)
Rhonda Krempa (DP033-DP155)
Bella Hudson (DP174)
Japanese voice actor Risa Hayamizu

Rhonda (Japanese: ユウカ Yūka) is the host of a television program called Sinnoh Now.


She appeared in The Champ Twins!, All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go!, A Secret Sphere of Influence!, Top-Down Training in Mass Hip-Po-Sis!, Our Cup Runneth Over!, Pursuing a Lofty Goal!, and Beating the Bustle and Hustle! as a recurring character. She also makes a brief appearance in Losing Its Lustrous, reporting Team Galactic's theft of the Adamant Orb. Rhonda seems to be a very dedicated and determined reporter, going to lengths to get her story, but hates having to do one of her crewman's work if they can't do it themselves, confirmed in Mass Hip-Po-Sis. An example was in Our Cup Runneth Over!, where she hid in the bushes with her crew so she could keep an eye on Wallace. Unfortunately for Rhonda, the camera had run out of batteries so she could not cover the story. Rhonda later appeared in Beating the Bustle and Hustle! to cover the auditions for Sinnoh Pokémon Hustle that were being held near Lake Acuity, not realizing it was actually a Team Rocket scheme to steal all the participants' Pokémon. She then made a brief appearance in Double-Time Battle Training! when Ash and Brock saw her on TV interviewing Paul outside Canalave Gym after he had won his eighth and final Sinnoh League Badge.

Rhonda reappeared in the Grand Festival arc where she was covering the Grand Festival.

She made a cameo in the credits of Zoroark: Master of Illusions reporting the events at Crown City.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 早水リサ Risa Hayamizu
English Sarah Natochenny (DP029)
Rhonda Krempa (DP033-DP155)
Bella Hudson (DP174)
German Sonja Reichelt
Italian Elisabetta Spinelli
Polish Anna Sztejner (DP029-DP044, DP118-DP155)
Anna Apostolakis (DP075-DP096, DP174)
Brazilian Portuguese Silvia Suzy (DP029-DP040, DP075-DP096)
Cláudia Carli (DP044)
Cecília Lemes (DP118, DP135, DP174)
Gilmara Sanches (DP155)
Spanish Latin America Unknown voice actress (DP029-DP044)
Cecilia Airol (DP075-DP096)
Erika Rendón (DP118-DP155)
Spain Alicia Sainz de la Maza


Rhonda's head getting hit
  • A running gag involves boom operator Jack being unable to hold the boom microphone, dropping it, and hitting her on the head with it while she's talking.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ユウカ Yūka
English, German, Italian Rhonda
Korean 유민 Yumin Similar to her Japanese name.
Chinese (Mandarin) 由佳 Yóujiā From 由佳 Yūka.

Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplup
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulZoeyNandoKennyConwayBarry
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerShellyArchie
TabithaMaxieHunter JSaturnMarsJupiterCyrusCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarret
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor Rowan
Professor CarolinaProfessor JuniperCedric JuniperDr. FennelProfessor Sycamore
Relatives Delia KetchumFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsDaisyVioletLilyNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCress
Supporting Officer JennyNurse JoyTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyLizaSakuraLanceMr. SukizoRaoul Contesta
Vivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianMarianRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerLyraKhoury
Don GeorgeAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetMontgomeryJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorter
AlexaClembotAlainMairinLysandreStevenAriaDianthaGurkinnMonsieur Pierre
Gym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsMany temporary characters

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