| This article is about a character featured in the Pokémon anime who has not yet debuted in the English language dub.|
As such, their information may contain romanized Japanese names, rather than dub names.
| Professor Sakuragi|
サクラギ博士 Dr. Sakuragi
Professor Sakuragi in the new series
|Trainer class||Pokémon Professor|
|English voice actor||N/A|
|Japanese voice actor||Yūichi Namakura|
Professor Sakuragi (Japanese: サクラギ博士 Dr. Sakuragi) is a Pokémon Professor in the new series of the Pokémon anime. He is the father of Koharu and the professor of the Sakuragi Institute in Vermilion City.
Professor Sakuragi is exceptionally enthusiastic when it comes to studying Pokémon. Sometimes, he gets so carried away that it embarasses his daughter, prompting her to reign him in.
With Ash and Go
Gives to new Trainers
He has these Pokémon to give to new Trainers:
|Professor Sakuragi offered Go a choice between Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle, but Go refused, saying he wanted his first Pokémon to be Mew.|
|Japanese||サクラギ博士 Dr. Sakuragi||From 桜木 sakuragi (cherry tree)|
|This article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.|