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If you were looking for the character in the Pokémon Adventures manga, see Yuuko.
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ユウコ Yūko
Gender Female
Hometown LaRousse City
Region Hoenn
Anime debut Destiny Deoxys
English voice actor Rachael Lillis
Japanese voice actor Takako Uehara

Yuko (Japanese: ユウコ Yūko) is a character from the seventh Pokémon movie, Destiny Deoxys. She is Professor Lund's assistant.


She works in Professor Lund's laboratory in LaRousse City, assisting Lund with his research and helping him in the task of reviving Deoxys from a Fossil they acquired four years ago at the North Pole. Despite Brock's infatuation with Rebecca, he also flirts with Yuko, and confidently speaks of his work in Professor Ivy's lab, something he very rarely does.

She also seems to serve the role as Tory's mother figure. She and Tory baked a large basket of Pokémon cookies for Ash, Brock, May, Max, Rebecca, Rafe and Sid before the second aurora borealis appeared over the city. She accompanied Professor Lund and Tory on their research trip to the North Pole.


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Ken Sugimori's design of Yuko

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 上原多香子 Takako Uehara
English Rachael Lillis
Brazilian Portuguese Marli Bortoletto


In other languages

Language Name Origin
Korean 우희 Uhyi
Chinese (Taiwan) 優子 Yōuzi From 優子 Yūko. Means "excellent child".

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Movie characters
Human protagonists
Sir AaronAliceAudreyBarzaBiancaCarlitaCoreyDamosDianaDianeEricFergusNewton Graceland
JuanitaKarlKathrynLisaLizabethLorenzoProfessor LundTory LundMarenMaryMelodyMannesNeesha
RafeRebeccaRowenaSamSheenaSidKidd SummersTonioTowaJack WalkerYuko
Human antagonists
AnnieButlerDamonGalenGooneMolly HaleIron-Masked MarauderGrings KodaiLawrence IIIMarcusMerilyn
OakleyThe PhantomRiotArgus SteelMillis SteelZero
ArceusArticunoCarbinkCelebi (M04)Celebi (M13)CobalionDarkraiDeoxysDialgaDiancieEntei (M03)Entei (M13)Genesect
GiratinaHoopaJirachiKeldeoKyuremLatiasLatiosLucarioLugiaManaphyMew (M01)Mew (M08)
Mewtwo (OS)Mewtwo (BW)MoltresPalkiaPichuPikachutwoRaikouRayquazaRegiceRegirockRegisteelReshiram
ShayminSlowkingSuicune (M04)Suicune (M13)TerrakionUnownVictiniVirizionXerneasYveltalZapdosZekromZoroarkZorua
Baron AlbertoBlock BotAliciaAllegraAstridBanksCarolDabuDavidDonukeDundeeEvaDr. FujiGabuGhrisGlacineGodey
Grandpa DamGroudon (M06)Spencer HaleHeroes of Truth and IdealsQueen IleneInfiJennyJoeJudyKaiKakoKanataKatoKevin
KikoKing of the People of the ValeKyleLaylaLeekuLuisLuisaMakoMalinManukeMarcus's soldiersMauryMeredithMewtwo's creators
MirandaMisakiMooseMother and daughterOginPegPeople of the WaterPokémon Baccer teamsRavineRaymondQueen RinRossSabu
SchuylerShipShunTakaTammyTannerTappTatsukiTobiasUschiMr. White

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