Brock (Pokémon)

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Brock
Pokémon character
First appearancePokémon Red and Blue (1996)
Created bySatoshi Tajiri
Designed byKen Sugimori and Atsuko Nishida (video games), Sayuri Ichishi (anime)
Portrayed byDennis Kenney[1]
Voiced by

Brock (タケシ) known by name as Takeshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon series of video games, Manga, and television series. He is often seen traveling along with Ash Ketchum and Misty on their journeys. One of his gags is that he falls in love with every girl he sees (except for Jessie of Team Rocket). His nickname is "The Rock-Solid Pokémon Trainer" because he uses rock-type Pokémon.

Anime[change | change source]

Brock appears in the first series of the anime. In his first appearance, he has many siblings and is in charge of them and cares for them since his mother Lola is away chasing dreams and his father Flint ran away from the family. After Flint comes back, Brock then picks up and his bags and travels with Ash and Misty throughout the Kanto series. He ends up leaving the group when they get to the Orange Islands to work with Professor Ivy. He later returns and travels with Ash throughout Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh. He uses rock-types Geodude and Onix, as well as others like Zubat.

Video games[change | change source]

Brock appears in the games Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow, and the Red and Blue remakes FireRed and LeafGreen as the gym leader of Pewter City. He gives out the Boulder Badge and uses Rock-type Pokémon. He also appears in Gold, Silver, and Crystal and the Gold and Silver remakes HeartGold and SoulSilver as a gym leader the player can face when they get to the Kanto region.

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Pokemon Live!' Guides Us Into 21st-Century Theater". Time. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  2. "Voice Acting & Directing". Eric Stuart. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  3. "Resume". Bill Rogers: Tales of Thespianage. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
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  5. Bauer, Tom [@TawmBauer] (29 August 2019). "Better get out your drying pans! 🍳 I voice Brock in #PokemonMasters! Keep an ear out as I help you through the main story. Now excuse me while I enjoy this delicious jelly donut. 🍙" (Tweet). Retrieved 29 August 2019 – via Twitter.
  6. "ポケモン新作ゲームのキャストはアニメ版から変更 鳥海浩輔&茅野愛衣&豊崎愛生&佐倉綾音ら出演". oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). 28 June 2019.
  7. Willis, John Alvin (2003). "Eric Stuart". Screen World. p. 322. (Brock Harrison/James)
  8. "Eric Stuart". British Film Institute. 1999 Gekijôban Poketto Monsutâ Miutsû No Gyakushû voice of Brock Harrison
  9. TV Guide Film & Video Companion. Barnes and Noble. 2004. p. 780. ISBN 9780760761045. Veronica Taylor (Ash Ketchum), Rachael Lillis (Misty/Jessie of Team Rocket), Eric Stuart (Brock Harrison/James of Team Rocket)