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The Kanto Fan Club's Chairman
in the Pokémon Adventures manga.
The Pokémon Fan Club Chairman is the head of the Pokémon Fan Club, a Pokémon lover association. There are four known chairmen, all of them being old men.
In the games
There are four chairmen, each appearing in their respective regions. They all seem to have a common interest in talking about their Pokémon.
The Kanto Pokémon Fan Club Chairman first appears in the fan clubhouse in Vermilion City in Pokémon Red and Blue, as well as in their Generation III remakes. He talks about his two favorite Pokémon, Rapidash and Fearow at length, and then gives the player a Bicycle Voucher, which can be redeemed at the bicycle shop in Cerulean City. In Pokémon Yellow, he has a new hobby: taking Pokémon photos. The big photos of his Rapidash and Fearow can be seen on the walls of the clubhouse.
He appears again in Pokémon Gold and Silver, as well as their Generation IV remakes in the same location. Again, he talks about his Rapidash, but this time he gives the player a Rare Candy for listening to his story. He also claims to have raised over 150 Pokémon in his life.
The Hoenn Pokémon Fan Club Chairman is at the club house in Slateport City. He claims to have raised over 100 different Pokémon in his lifetime, and he travels across the nation on his Fearow. He also gives out Scarves when the player shows him a Pokémon with a condition high enough in the scarf's respective concentration, which boosts the Pokémon's condition in Contests and Super Contests.
The Sinnoh Pokémon Fan Club Chairman appears in Hearthome City. He says that his Fan Club is number one nationwide, primarily because he brags more than anyone. However, he has discontinued his gloating, as he has received several complaints about it. This may explain why only one member is found in his club, as a Pokéfan in Johto states, that "Pokéfans have a policy of not listening to other people brag".
The Unova Pokémon Fan Club Chairman appears in Icirrus City. He asks the player to show him one of his or her Pokémon, and gives out gifts that vary based on how many levels the Pokémon has gained since it was obtained. For 25 to 49 levels, he gives an Exp. Share; for 50 to 98 levels, he gives a Cleanse Tag; and for 99 levels, he gives a King's Rock. He only gives out each item once.
In the anime
- Main article: Mr. Sukizo
The chairman of Hoenn's Pokémon Fan Club is named Mr. Sukizo. He also serves as a judge for Pokémon Contests in Kanto, Hoenn and Sinnoh, along with Contest director Contesta and Nurse Joy.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
Three of the chairmen appear in Pokémon Adventures manga. They are all short, odd old men.
The chairman of the Kanto fan club's first appearance was in Danger: High Voltorb where he forced Red to be part of the community and even borrowed his Pikachu. His Abra, along with all members' Pokémon were stolen by Lt. Surge. When Red hears about that, he goes to S.S. Anne to rescue them and give them back to members of the fan club. When the chairman sees that his Abra evolved into Alakazam while being on the ship, he faints.
Hoenn's chairman appears in VS Torkoal. He meets Ruby and shows around the town, after which he escorts him to the Contest Hall. He also shows him that not all people in Hoenn are "barbaric" and want to battle with Pokémon. He, along with Ruby, Captain Stern and Dock were abducted and taken to a shipyard as hostages.
Sinnoh's chairman appears in Perturbed by Pachirisu. He meets the main trio in Hearthome City and leads them to the Fan Club building, where he gives them a Poffin case. He also tells the trio basic knowledge about the Contests and Poffins and works as a mentor of some sort for them.
All of the chairmen appear very similar to each other. However, their relations to each other have never been explained.
This is a listing of the Kanto Fan Club Chairman's Pokémon in the Pokémon Adventures manga.
In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga
The chairman in Pokémon Pocket Monsters
The Fan Club Chairman makes an appearance in Togepi's Determination! where he trades his Tyrogue for Red's Togepi.
|| Tyrogue ♂
- Main article: Red's Tyrogue
The Chairman gave Red a Tyrogue in exchange for Togepi. Since then, Tyrogue became the main Pokémon on Red's team.
|| Togepi's Determination!