Yū Shirogane

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Yū Shirogane
しろがね遊 Shirogane Yū
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown

Yū Shirogane (Japanese:しろがね遊 Shirogane Yū) is the main character of the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga series. He is a schoolboy who plays the video game Pokémon Platinum Version, aiming to become the Battle King. He debuted in the first chapter of the manga. Yū's rival is Shin.


Chimchar → Monferno → Infernape
Infernape is Yū's starter Pokémon he obtained as a Chimchar. Before he battled his rival, Shin, it evolved into a Monferno and then into an Infernape due to the training he went through.

Infernape's only known move is Flamethrower and its Ability is Blaze.

Debut A Heated Battle Begins!!
Yū caught Bidoof when he was training his Pokémon to defeat Shin.
Debut A Heated Battle Begins!!
Yū Shirogane's Shaymin
Yū traded the movie Shaymin to his Platinum game. He obtained the Gracidea flower to transform it into the Sky Forme. It was then used in the Double Battle against Shin where it defeated his Empoleon after increasing its accuracy with the Micle Berry.

Shaymin's only known move is Leaf Storm, and it knows some others since it was the Shaymin from an event.

Debut A Heated Battle Begins!!


Language Name Origin
Japanese しろがね遊 Yū Shirogane From 白金 shirogane (silver, or platinum when read as hakkin) and 遊 (play) or 遊戯 yūgi (game).

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