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If you were looking for the recurring character, see Keanan.

Keenan (Japanese: キンヤ Kin'ya) is a character of the day who appeared in All That Glitters is Not Golden!.

Ash and his friends first met Keenan when they were trying to escape a bunch of rowdy cowboys after mentioning the "Golden Sudowoodo". Keenan led them to his house and away from the cowboys.

Keenan explained to them that the Sudowoodo was actually his. At first he said that his Sudowoodo was naturally golden and even had pictures of him with it. However, Sudowoodo did not look happy in the picture. When the group asks why he didn't return it to its Poké Ball he became nervous.

Later on Ash and his friends help Keenan look for Sudowoodo and they eventually find it. When it saw Keenan, it got frightened and ran away. Now the group was more suspicious than ever. Keenan finally admits that Sudowoodo changed to gold during a science experiment. He was trying to figure out a way to make Sudowoodo immune to Water-type attacks.

They later find Sudowoodo being attacked by Team Rocket once again. Keenan attempts to defend his Sudowoodo by attacking Team Rocket's mecha with a shovel. When the robot moves, he grabs on to its leg. Keenan then starts to apologize to Sudowoodo for what he did and that now he would do anything to protect it. Sudowoodo becomes touched by this and then attacks Team Rocket in order to defend its Trainer. Sudowoodo destroys the mecha and Pikachu sends Team Rocket blasting off again.

Later Keenan conducts another experiment on Sudowoodo to try to change it back to normal. The experiment worked and Sudowoodo was its normal self again.


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Keenan's Sudowoodo

Keenan's Sudowoodo
Keenan's Sudowoodo was turned golden so it would not be affected by Water easily. However, doing so attracted the attention of many cowboys as they wanted the "Golden Sudowoodo". In the end, Sudowoodo was returned to normal.

Sudowoodo's only known move is Brick Break.

Debut All That Glitters is Not Golden!
Voice actors
English Bill Rogers

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 阪口大助 Daisuke Sakaguchi
English Matthew Mitler
Finnish Pasi Ruohonen
Brazilian Portuguese Yuri Chesman
European Spanish Ricardo Escobar


  • His Japanese name Kin'ya contains the word kin, which is Japanese for gold.

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