Connally (Japanese: クロダ Kuroda) is a Black Belt who trains in Maylene's Gym. He appeared from Lost Leader Strategy! to A Triple Fighting Chance!.


In his first appearance, his fellow Black Belts had lost faith in Maylene because of her loss to Paul, resulting in her developing uncertainty about being a Gym Leader. However, Connally still believed in her.

Connally refereed Maylene and Dawn's unofficial Gym battle, and later, Maylene and Ash's Gym battle. During the matches, his knowledge and respect of the Gym's rules helped to bolster Maylene's confidence as a Gym Leader. He was touched, to the point of crying, after Maylene regained her self-confidence as a Gym Leader.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 石塚運昇 Unshō Ishizuka
English Herb Lawrence
Finnish Aku Laitinen
European French Jean-Marc Delhausse
Norwegian Simen Sand
Polish Mieczysław Morański
Brazilian Portuguese Ricardo Sawaya
European Spanish Eduardo del Hoyo

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