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The name currently in use is a fan romanization of the Japanese name.
チェアたろう Chairtarō
Gender Male
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Hometown Unknown
Region Kanto

(Japanese: チェアたろう Chairtarō) is a recurring character in the Pokémon Adventures manga. He is an announcer who hosts events in various different regions.


Chairtarō in Alola

Red, Green & Blue arc

Chairtarō makes his debut in Wake Up—You're Snorlax!. There, he hosted a Bicycle race that Red participated in. The prize for the competition was $1,000,000, which Red managed to obtain, only to be forced to spend in order to feed his newly-caught Snorlax, Snor.

Yellow arc

In Breath of the Dragonair Part 1, Chairtarō is seen hosting the Vermilion Beach Monster-Wave-Riding Contest that Yellow participated in. The prize for the contest was a Dragonair capable of crossing over the seas, but it was stolen by Lance.

Ruby & Sapphire arc

In the Hoenn region, Chairtarō serves as the announcer for Pokémon Contests. In Mind-Boggling with Medicham, he is seen hosting a Normal Rank Contest in Verdanturf Town. In I More Than Like You, Luvdisc I, he is seen hosting a Super Rank Contest at Fallarbor Town. In Always Keep Whiscash on You for Emergencies, despite the area being flooded due to the awakening of Kyogre, Chairtarō is seen hosting a Hyper Rank Contest in Slateport City. When Chairtarō falls into the water, a passerby Swimmer saves the announcer and chastises him for hosting a Contest despite the danger.

Diamond & Pearl arc

In Boogying with Buneary, Chairtarō appears as an announcer for Pokémon Super Contests.

Black & White arc

In Special Delivery, Chairtarō appears as an announcer for the Pokémon Musical.

In Hallway Hijinks, Chairtarō appears as an announcer for the Pokémon League

Black 2 & White 2 arc

In Unforgettable Memories, Chairtarō was seen in a flashback hosting Hugh's sister's birthday.

In Choir Tournament, Chairtarō appears as an announcer for the Autumn Choir Tournament alongside Roxie.

X & Y arc

In An X-cuse to Come Out and Play, Chairtarō was seen in a flashback as an announcer alongside Gurkinn for the Junior Tournament.

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon arc

In The Announcement and the Prize, Chairtarō appears as an announcer for a tournament taking place during a festival held in Iki Town. It was also revealed that his current lack of clothes was due to him getting robbed by Team Skull the previous day. When Sun battled Guzma, Chairtarō was harassed by Grunt A, who claimed that Chairtarō was biased against Guzma.


  • The line revealing Chairtarō's name in The Announcement and the Prize was edited in Viz's English translation of the manga, leaving him without an English name.

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