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シュウ Shū
Age 10 (est. by Pokeani)
Gender Male
Eye color Green
Hair color Green
Hometown LaRousse City
Region Hoenn
Trainer class Coordinator
Anime debut Now That's Flower Power
English voice actor Pete Zarustica (4Kids)
Bill Rogers (TPCi)
Japanese voice actor Mitsuki Saiga

Drew (Japanese: シュウ Shū) is a Pokémon Coordinator from LaRousse City and May's greatest rival.


Drew made his debut appearance in Now that's Flower Power!. Like Ash's main rival, Gary, Drew is portrayed as being confident, critical, and popular among his supporters, though he is generally not as overly insulting as Gary initially was.

When Drew had participated in his very first contest, he had lost badly to a strong Coordinator named Solidad. Solidad said the loss was so heartbreaking that he cried. Though he had suffered a defeat in his first contest, he endeavored to become a better Coordinator and has succeeded to a good extent. He used to be very prone to nervousness when he started his career as a Coordinator.

He used to taunt May when he first met her because she used to be like him when he first started out. Even though his comments and attitude may have angered May, he still provides a helping hand whenever she needs it. Drew’s skills have been a continuing inspiration for May to better herself as a Coordinator.

When Drew participated at the Slateport City Contest in Win, Lose or Drew!, he and his Roselia defeated May and her Beautifly, but went on to lose to Robert and his Milotic. Drew shows up again in Pros and Con Artists for the Fallarbor Town Contest. During the contest, however, he loses to Grace and her Medicham. Following the contest, Drew congratulates the winner, May, by giving her a rose. The gesture (which is repeated in later encounters) is seen by some fans to be a hint towards a romantic relationship between the two but no direct hints have been shown.

Notably, Drew made it to the finals of the Hoenn Grand Festival in Rhapsody in Drew by beating May in the semi-finals. However, he lost in the finals to Robert, who also beat him in the Slateport City contest, and was placed second.

Afterwards he decided to go for the Contests in the Kanto region along with May and their other rival, Harley. In May, We Harley Drew'd Ya!, he was reunited with his old rival and friend Solidad, who had defeated him a long time ago. During the Kanto Grand Festival, he lost to May in the semi-finals who was placed in the Top 4.

In The Unbeatable Lightness of Seeing, he said he would be traveling to Johto to participate in the contests in that region along with May, Harley, and Solidad. He has the Contest Passes to compete in Hoenn, Kanto and Johto. He made a cameo appearance in Pruning a Passel of Pals! watching May perform at the Wallace Cup along with Harley and Solidad.


This listing is of Drew's known Pokémon:

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He has also won 4 other ribbons.


He has also won at least five Kanto ribbons.

Grand Festival Ranking

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 斎賀みつき Mitsuki Saiga
English Pete Zarustica (4Kids dub)
Bill Rogers (TPCi dub)
Dutch Sander van der Poel (Season 6)
Huub Dikstaal (Season 7-present)
Hebrew דור יצחק Dor Itskhak
Italian Massimo di Benetto
Polish Dariusz Błażejewski
Brazilian Portuguese Vagner Fagundes (AG033-AG035)
Thiago Longo (AG050-present)
Spanish Latin America Irwin Daayán
Spain Juan Antonio Soler (AG033-AG139)
Álvaro Navarro (AG162-present)


  • Drew might be loosely based of Wally because of the green hair. Wally in Pokémon Adventures also has two Pokémon Drew has/had; Flygon and Roselia. Also, Drew is the main rival to May as Wally is to May/Brendan in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald.
  • Except for his Masquerain, all of Drew's Pokémon have the same name in English as in Japanese.
  • Drew is the first (and so far, only) regular character to be from a movie only location.
  • Drew has two Pokémon whose names are derived from "masquerade".


Language Name Reference to
Japanese シュウ Shū Can be from 秀 excel or surpass.
English, German, French Drew Rhymes with Shū.

External links

Top Coordinators

Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisAxewCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom Pokédex
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulZoeyNandoKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilAlainAriaMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladion
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerShellyArchieTabithaMaxieHunter JSaturnMarsJupiterCyrusCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretLysandreXerosicCelosiaBryonyMableAlianaTuppZippRappFaba
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperCedric JuniperDr. FennelProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor Burnet
Relatives Delia KetchumFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsNanny and Pop-PopNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's motherHarper and SarahLusamineGladionRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherAbeMallow's brotherSophocles's parents
Supporting Officer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyLizaSakuraLanceStevenMr. SukizoRaoul ContestaVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianMarianRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerLyraKhouryDon GeorgeAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinDianthaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSquishyZ2Samson OakHobbesNebbyWickeGym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsIsland KahunasMany temporary characters

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