Colonel Hansen

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Colonel Hansen

Colonel Hansen (Japanese: ハンゾウ Hanzō) is a recurring character who appeared in The Princess and the Togepi and A Togepi Mirage!. He is a crooked Mirage Kingdom official who seeks to take over the kingdom by force.

Hansen enlisted the help of Team Rocket to kidnap Togepi from Misty. After he was crowned and sent the king and queen to the dungeon, it didn't take long for Hansen to relieve Team Rocket from their duties and send them blasting off. Due to his impure heart, Hansen's rule over the Mirage Kingdom began to destroy the Togepi Paradise.

In response to this, Ash, Misty, May, Max, Brock, Miranda, and Princess Sara fought back against him with Togepi, who by that point had evolved into Togetic; the group was covertly assisted by Team Rocket, who was vengeful from their betrayal. Even with the help of his Pokémon, Hansen ended up losing to the group, after which he was dethroned and put into the dungeon.


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This is the listing of Colonel Hansen's known Pokémon:

Colonel Hansen's Shedinja
Shedinja is Hansen's main Pokémon. With its strong defense it was easily able to withstand Misty's Corsola's Spike Cannon, but it was eventually defeated by Misty's Gyarados's Flamethrower.

Shedinja's only known move is Solar Beam, and its Ability is Wonder Guard.

Debut The Princess and the Togepi
Voice actors
English Eric Stuart
Colonel Hansen's Ninjask
Ninjask (×2)
These two Ninjask were Hansen's secondary battling Pokémon. Being very fast and notably strong they were able to stand on their own until they got defeated by May's Torchic and Ash's Pikachu.

Ninjask's known moves are Shadow Ball, Double Team, Dig, and Hyper Beam.

Debut The Princess and the Togepi
Voice actors
Japanese Megumi Hayashibara
English Jimmy Zoppi


Misty's Togepi
Main article: Misty's Togepi

Hansen possessed Misty's Togepi only for a short period of time after he used his Ninjask to knock it out while Misty, Ash, his friends, Miranda and Sara were trapped in the Togepi Paradise. He used it to gain the throne of Mirage Kingdom and attempted to use its Metronome to open the gate to Togepi Paradise, but was interrupted by Ash and the others. Several Togepi from the Paradise then arrived and gave Misty's Togepi power to wake up and evolve into Togetic.

Debut Who Gets to Keep Togepi?
Voice actors
Japanese Satomi Koorogi
English Satomi Koorogi

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 石井康嗣 Kōji Ishii
English Marc Thompson
Finnish Pasi Ruohonen
Italian Oliviero Corbetta
Brazilian Portuguese Emerson Caperbat
European Spanish Pablo Adán


Language Name Origin
Finnish Eversti Hansen Same as English
Italian Colonnello Hansen Same as English
Swedish Överste Hanson Cournal Hanson, note that Hanson is the Swedish variant of the Danish/Norwegian Hansen

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