Talk:Character of the day

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I'm starting to wonder

Do you think we should start including characters that appeared in a multiple episode arc as characters of the day? ie: Holly, Erica, Timmy Grimm. Yes they were in multiple episodes, but the episodes in question are really one long episode. If they hadn't appeared in any episode after the multi-episode arc they were in, then they really shouldn't count as recurring characters. And no, their two second cameo watching one of the main characters on T.V. or appearing in a flashback shouldn't count as a second appearance.

However, I do realize that this might be a problem with the literal meaning of Character of the day, as they appeared in one episode arc spanning across a couple of days.

What do you guys think? --ケンジガール 00:26, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

No, I disagree. Because they are in full arcs, they should just be considered minor characters like Shigeru and such. シンジShinjiLover,Edits 21:42, 11 February 2009 (UTC)
I agree. A character who appears for two consecutive episodes isn't really a recurring character. The term "recurring character" should mean someone who appears in two or more non-consecutive episodes not in the same arc. Should we create a new category of recurring characters? It would help people find recurring characters. --Galladeon 23:46, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
I also agree, especially as to characters who only appear in two episodes. However, I think this should only be included if they only appear in consecutive episodes because in this case it is as you say just one long episode. If they appear in one episode and then reappear several episodes later then they are not a COD but a minor recurring character. --Klydefrog 10:09, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

Game characters

I don't think that game characters such as Bill, Steven Stone or Backlot should be listed here. Well, that's true, they were one-episode only but they're actually more important characters originating from the games and no one views them as COTDs. Also, many of Gym Leaders and Frontier Brains (e.g. Surge, Falkner, Lucy) were also only in one episode but they are not listed here. I think that characters originating from the games should not be listed as COTDs. They're not viewed as genuine COTDs by fans. --Maxim 18:26, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

I disagree with you, as such, this trainers's appearance in this anime is different from games. It does not have anything to do with the games. The Gym Leaders are not listed here because they are a much important person in the Anime for the trainers to defeat. Gym Leaders, Frontier Brains, and Elite Four are therefore not included.--Ruixiang95 01:57, 11 June 2009 (UTC)


Shouldn't Giant be included with a Hitmonlee?--Ruixiang95 01:36, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Elite Four?

Should E4 members really be counted here? Bruno and Prima/Loreli aren't. They're game characters. None of the gym leaders or Brains are on here. --ルレ 08:44, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

Let's get something straight

Game characters are not to go on this list. The only ones allowed on this list are the people covered by Project COD. Characters of the day are all anime-exclusive (unless they are in the Electric Tail of Pikachu manga). Do not add game characters to this list. --ケンジガール 02:54, 31 October 2010 (UTC)


Should the Mighty Accelguard be on this page? --The Plasma King 19:06, 9 August 2012 (UTC)