Tim Goodman

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Tim Goodman
ティム・グッドマン Tim Goodman
Tim Goodman artwork.png
Art from Detective Pikachu
18[1] (game)
21 (movie)
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Hometown Ryme City
Leaventown (movie, originally)
Region Unknown
Relatives Harry Goodman (father), unnamed mother and younger sibling
Generation VI, VII
Games Detective Pikachu
English voice actor Khoi Dao
Japanese voice actor Yūma Uchida

Tim Goodman (Japanese: ティム・グッドマン Tim Goodman) is the player character in the game Detective Pikachu and the main protagonist of the movie of the same name. He is the partner of Detective Pikachu.

In the games

Tim meets Detective Pikachu shortly after arriving in Ryme City in order to look for his father, Harry Goodman, who had disappeared in a car accident two months earlier. Prior to the events of the game, Tim passed the admissions test to attend Ryme University in the fall. Together with Pikachu and the Ryme City Detective Agency, Tim solves various puzzles and mysteries.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 内田雄馬 Yūma Uchida
English Khoi Dao


Tim Goodman.png Tim Goodman artwork.png
Official artwork from
Birth of a New Duo
Official artwork from
Detective Pikachu

In the movie

Tim in the movie

Tim Goodman will appear as one of the protagonists of Detective Pikachu, where he meets Detective Pikachu and a journalist named Lucy Stevens.

Tim will be played by Justice Smith.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 竹内涼真 Ryōma Takeuchi

In other languages

Language Title
The Arab world Flag.png Arabic تيم Tim
Bulgaria Flag.png Bulgarian Тим Tim
Chinese Cantonese 提姆‧古德曼 Tàihmóuh Gúdākmaahn
Mandarin 提姆‧古德曼 Tímǔ Gǔdémàn*
蒂姆·古德曼 Dìmǔ Gǔdémàn*
Denmark Flag.png Danish Tim Goodman
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Tim Goodman
Finland Flag.png Finnish Tim Goodman
France Flag.png French Tim Goodman
Germany Flag.png German Tim Goodman
Greece Flag.png Greek Τιμ Γκούντμαν Tim Goúdman
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Tim Goodman
Italy Flag.png Italian Tim Goodman
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Tim Goodman
Poland Flag.png Polish Tim Goodman
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Tim Goodman
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tim Goodman
Russia Flag.png Russian Тим Гудман Tim Gudman
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tim Goodman
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Tim Goodman
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Tim Goodman
Ukraine Flag.png Ukrainian Тім Гудман Tim Hudman
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tim Goodman


Core series: RedLeafEthanKrisLyraBrendanMay
Side series: WesMichael
Spin-off games: LunickSolanaKellynKateBenSummerMarkMint
HeroHeroineLucy FleetfootTodd SnapTim Goodman

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