Professor Amaranth

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Professor Amaranth
ホダカ博士 Dr. Hodaka
Professor Amaranth.png
Professor Amaranth
Gender Male
Eye color Aqua
Hair color Gray
Hometown Unknown
Region Unknown
Trainer class Pokémon Professor
Member of Project Mew
Rank Leader
Anime debut Leaping Toward the Dream!
English voice actor N/A
Japanese voice actor Yoichi Nishijima

Professor Amaranth (Japanese: ホダカ博士 Dr. Hodaka) is a recurring character in Pokémon Journeys: The Series. He is in charge of Project Mew.

In the anime

Professor Amaranth first appeared in Leaping Toward the Dream!, when he greeted Goh and Ash as they arrived at his craft. After filling them in on what Project Mew was about, Professor Amaranth assigned them the task of capturing an Alolan Ninetales that could be found on Mount Coronet. Professor Amaranth reappeared once Goh has completed his mission and promised to return it to its home.

In JN080, Professor Amaranth appeared to greet Goh and Ash after they helped Danika and Quillon deal with a group of Pokémon Hunters led by Nito. Amaranth also assured Goh that the poacher's Pokémon will be rescued and returned to their natural habitat.

Pokémon

This listing is of Professor Amaranth's known Pokémon in the anime:

Professor Amaranth's Mime Jr.
Mime Jr.
Mime Jr. is Professor Amaranth's only known Pokémon. It first appeared when Ash and Goh arrived at Project Mew's craft and alerted Professor Amaranth to their arrival.

None of Mime Jr.'s moves are known.

Debut Leaping Toward the Dream!

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 西嶋陽一 Yoichi Nishijima


In the manga

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Professor Amaranth appeared in JNM21.

Pokémon

Professor Amaranth's Mime Jr.
Mime Jr.
Mime Jr. is Professor Amaranth's only known Pokémon.

None of Mime Jr.'s moves are known.

Debut JNM21

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ホダカ博士 Dr. Hodaka From 穂高岳 Hotaka-dake (Mount Hotaka), alluding to either Dr. Fuji or Mr. Fuji sharing the same name as Mount Fuji[1]
English Professor Amaranth From amaranth
Korean 무학박사 Muhak-baksa From 무학산 (舞鶴山) Muhaksan (Mount Muhak)
Chinese (Mandarin) 穗高博士 Suìgāo-bóshì From the Japanese name 穂高 Hodaka

References

  1. Pash! (July 2021 issue), interview with executive director Daiki Tomoyasu and animation producer Hiroyuki Kato


Leader: Professor Amaranth
Chasers: DanikaQuillon
Challengers: GaryGoh


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