Kirara

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Kirara
Kirara as a baby

(Japanese: キララ Kirara) is a character of the day who appeared in JN083. She is a young girl from the Johto region.

Kirara was first seen standing in the park, looking at the sky when an Unown that was nearby caused the town to turn dark, making it always night time. She later met Ash and Goh who'd come to investigate the town being dark. Kirara explained she liked looking at the stars as it reminded her of Cleffa who'd turned into a star. Kirara's mother arrived and allowed her to stay out a bit longer, allowing her to watch the stars with Ash's Pikachu and Goh's Grookey. Kirara's mother explained that a few days ago, they had to say goodbye to Cleffa which was why Kirara watched the stars, trying to find Cleffa. Kirara later went home with her mother.

Ash and Goh along with Cynthia met up with Kirara and her mother and asked if the Pokémon she'd seen the previous day was an Unown with Kirara confirmed. After explaining how she'd met the Unown, Kirara became upset, claiming she wanted to see the stars as the Unown had made it endless night's to help her. This caused the Unown to attack Ash, Cynthia, and Goh which were eventually defeated thanks to Cynthia's Garchomp. Kirara apologized for being selfish and the town became day again.

Pokémon

Befriended

Kirara's Unown (×5)
Unown (×5)
Kirara befriended a group of Unown that created and endless night in her hometown, allowing her to see the stars. They created illusions of Pokémon who were trying to stop them before eventually being defeated by Cynthia's Garchomp. Kirara calls the Unown I by the nickname (Japanese: めだまちゃん Medama-chan).

None of the Unown's moves are known.

Debut JN083

Illusion Pokémon created by the Unown

Kirara's Pikachu
Pikachu
Pikachu was an illusion of Ash's Pikachu, created by the Unown to battle Pikachu.

Pikachu's known moves are Thunderbolt and Iron Tail.

Debut JN083
Kirara's Cinderace
Cinderace
Cinderace was an illusion of Goh's Cinderace, created by the Unown to battle Cinderace.

Cinderace's known moves are Pyro Ball and Blaze Kick.

Debut JN083
Kirara's Garchomp
Garchomp
Garchomp was an illusion of Cynthia's Garchomp, created by the Unown to battle Garchomp. It proved no match for Cynthia's Garchomp, allowing the Unown to be defeated.

Garchomp's known moves are Scale Shot and Sandstorm.

Debut JN083

Formerly befriended

Kirara's Cleffa
Cleffa
Cleffa is a Pokémon that Kirara has known since she was a baby. A few days prior to JN083, Cleffa and Kirara parted ways and the latter was told that it had become a star, leading the Unown to create an endless night so Kirara could look at the stars to find it.

None of Cleffa's moves are known.

Debut JN083

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 下地紫野 Shino Shimoji



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