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Zane (Japanese: ヒビキ Hibiki) is a character of the day who appeared in Beauty and the Breeder.
Zane had been friends with Suzie since they were in nursery school. They both shared dreams of becoming famous Pokémon Breeders. Like Suzie, his first Pokémon was a Vulpix, who he later evolved into a Ninetales. Unlike his close friend, however, Zane believed that a Pokémon's true beauty came from its physical appearance and not from its inner character. Eager to prove his point, he entered the Pokémon Beauty Contest, pitting his Ninetales against Suzie and her Vulpix.
During the competition, he realized that Suzie and Brock's views on Pokémon breeding were just as valid as his, and asked Suzie if he wanted to start a Pokémon beauty salon with him. After consulting with Brock, Suzie eventually accepted his offer.
Though he only appeared in one episode, Zane is notable for finally ending Brock's infatuation with Suzie. Though the two fought over Suzie's affection, Brock realized that Zane was a better match for her than he was and eventually decided to support their relationship. Zane too grew to like Brock, recognizing him as a top-class Pokémon Breeder.
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Zane has competed in the following Pokémon competitions: