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ホシ Hoshi
Gender Female
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown and red
Hometown Paniola Town
Region Alola
Relatives Rango (father), Sima (mother), Kiawe (older brother), unnamed grandfather
Anime debut Young Kiawe Had a Farm!
English voice actor Rebecca Becker
Japanese voice actor Ayano Shibuya

Mimo (Japanese: ホシ Hoshi) is a recurring character who appeared in the Pokémon anime. She is Kiawe's younger sister and the daughter of Sima and Rango.


Mimo debuted in Young Kiawe Had a Farm!, at her family's home at Paniola Ranch. She reappeared in Getting the Band Back Together!, where she attended a concert hosted by DJ Leo.

In So Long, Sophocles!, Mimo assisted the group in preparing a farewell party for Sophocles when it seemed like he was moving away.

In The Ol' Raise and Switch!, Mimo had some fun playing with Popplio, which Kiawe was looking after. She later warned him that two of the Tauros were fighting, and watched as Popplio helped calm them down.

In The Young Flame Strikes Back!, the future of the ranch came under threat of being turned into a hotel by a businessman named Viren. Mimo stood up to Viren, only to be targeted by Electivire's Thunder. Turtonator and Marowak stepped in to defend her, which resulted in Turtonator being knocked out. She later stood up to Viren the next day, only for Viren and his henchmen to be arrested by Officer Jenny for forging land owner documents.

In A Young Royal Flame Ignites!, Mimo watched the Battle Royal along with Kiawe and Marowak.

Mimo appeared during a flashback in Filling the Light with Darkness!, where Kiawe revealed that he and his sister were working on the farm whilst Rango and Sima were sleeping, due to the effects of Necrozma draining the Ultra Aura from the region.

In A Plethora of Pikachu!, Mimo visited Pikachu Valley with Ash and Kiawe.

In Lillier and the Staff!, Mimo watched Kiawe perform in the school play.

In Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone!, Ash and his classmates visited Paniola Ranch alongside Brock and Misty. Mimo provided them with some ice cream and watched as Brock helped treat a baby Kangaskhan who had been threatening some Miltank.

In Keeping Your Eyes on the Ball!, Mimo watched Kahili play a round of PokéGolf on TV.

In A Fiery Training Camp Trick!, Mimo wanted to go camping with Kiawe, Sophocles, and Ash, only for Sima to say they weren't going camping for fun. Mimo later visited the camp alongside Sima to provide food to the boys.

In SM135, Mimo arrived at Manalo Stadium to cheer Kiawe on during his battle against Gladion. On her way there, she confronted Tupp, Zipp, and Rapp, who were spray-painting graffiti on the floors, only for them to send out their Pokémon. She was saved by Gladion and his Silvally, who then walked her to Kiawe. Mimo later sat with Kiawe's classmates in the stands and watched the battle between Kiawe and Gladion, cheering her brother on.

In SM136, Mimo continued to watch Kiawe's battle against Gladion, and observed as her brother lost. The Poké Problem segment revealed Mimo had begun to admire Gladion while heading home on a boat with her father.


Mimo and Kiawe

Mimo is always keen to help out around the farm and gets annoyed with Kiawe whenever he stops her from lifting heavy objects, as he is concerned about her safety. She also views Kiawe as overprotective, but she still loves him a lot. Mimo is supportive of Kiawe, as seen in SM135, when she visited Manalo Stadium to cheer Kiawe during his battle against Gladion.

Mimo is also close to Kiawe's Turtonator, as seen in The Young Flame Strikes Back!; after Turtonator got knocked out protecting her from Electivire's Thunder attack, Mimo was crying over it and even called it Turty.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 渋谷彩乃 Ayano Shibuya
English Rebecca Becker
Finnish Saara Lehtonen
Korean 김하영 Ha Young Kim
Polish Małgorzata Prochera
Brazilian Portuguese Ana Elena Bittencourt
European Spanish Yolanda Portillo


Language Name Origin
Japanese ホシ Hoshi From 干し柿 hoshigaki (dried persimmon) and 星 hoshi (star)
English, French Mimo From Mimosoideae, a tree subfamily including the kiawe tree
German Mali Possibly from maile, Hawaiian for Alyxia oliviformis
Italian Rosi*
Similar to her Japanese name. Also from rosa (rose)
From maka, Hawaiian for beloved one
Spanish Mayle From maile, Hawaiian for Alyxia oliviformis
Korean 오하이 Ohai From ʻōhai, Oahu riverhemp
Chinese (Mandarin) 星兒 Xīng'er From 星 xīng (star) and 兒 er (diminutive suffix meaning "child")
Brazilian Portuguese Malu Similar to her English name.

Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisAxewCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom Pokédex
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulNandoZoeyKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTobiasTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronVirgilAriaAlainMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladionHoracioHau
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozuTabithaMaxieShellyArchieHunter JSaturnCyrusMarsJupiterCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretMalamarLysandreMableCelosiaAlianaXerosicBryonyTuppZippRappPlumeriaGuzmaViren
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperDr. FennelCedric JuniperProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor BurnetProfessor Sakuragi
Relatives Delia KetchumDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsNanny and Pop-PopFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's fatherLana's motherHarper and SarahRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherMohnLusamineGladionSophocles's parentsMolayneAbeMallow's motherUlu
Supporting Ho-OhOfficer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanJigglypuffTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyGranbullLizaSakuraLanceLarvitarRaoul ContestaMr. SukizoStevenVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianSolanaMarianLake guardiansYuzoRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerIzzy and CaraLyraKhouryDon GeorgeAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetMeloettaJervisNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinAstridDianthaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSquishyZ2Guardian deitiesBewearSamson OakAnelaToucannon's flockStoutlandHobbesNinaAnnaLakiOranguruDanaYansuLight trioWickeFabaUltra BeastsGrandpa ForestIlimaAcerolaDiaKoharuGym LeadersElite FourCoordinatorsFrontier BrainsPerformersIsland KahunasRecurring wild PokémonMany temporary characters

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