Lei
レイ Lei
Lei.png
Lei
Gender Male
Eye color Yellow
Hair color Light Brown
Hometown Hau'oli Outskirts
Region Alola
Relatives Professor Kukui (father)
Professor Burnet (mother)
Unnamed paternal grandparents
Anime debut That New Old Gang of Mine!
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Unknown

Lei (Japanese: レイ Lei) is a recurring character who first appears in Pokémon Journeys: The Series. He is the baby son of Professor Kukui and Professor Burnet.

History

 
Lei and his family

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

In the end credits of Thank You, Alola! The Journey Continues!, it was revealed that Burnet was pregnant.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Lei debuted in That New Old Gang of Mine!, where he met Ash, Goh, and Pikachu.

In JN112, Lei attended a party celebrating Mohn's return to Alola, reuniting with Ash and Goh, and meeting Chloe. The next day, Burnet took him with her to watch a Battle Royal between Ash, Kukui, Gladion, and Kiawe.

Personality and characteristics

 
Lei meeting Ash for the first time

Lei is shown to be very energetic and happy. Although he met Ash for the first time, he immediately took a liking to him as a big brother. In JN112, Lei is shown to have a fondness for imitation, imitating Ash's excitement when he heard about the upcoming Battle Royal and the Masked Royal pose.

Trivia

  • Lei is the first human character to have been born during the course of the anime.
  • Lei is referred to as a girl in the Latin American dub.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese レイ Lei From lei (Hawaiian for "floral garland" and figurative term for "beloved child")
English, Brazilian Portuguese Lei Same as his Japanese name
Italian Keiki From keiki (Hawaiian for child)
Korean 레이 Rei Transcription of his Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 雷伊 Léiyī Transcription of his Japanese name
Thai เรย์ Re Transcription of his Japanese name


Anime characters
Protagonists Ash KetchumPikachuMistyTogeticBrockTracey SketchitMayMaxDawnPiplupIrisHaxorusCilanSerenaClemontBonnieDedenneLanaKiaweLillieSophoclesMallowRotom PokédexGoh
Rivals GaryRitchieHarrisonDrewHarleyMorrisonTysonSolidadPaulNandoZoeyKennyConwayBarryUrsulaTripBiancaBurgundyStephanGeorgiaCameronAriaAlainMietteTiernoShaunaTrevorNiniSawyerGladionHoracioHauLeonRaihanHoraceBeaLeague Conference participantsCoordinatorsPerformersWorld Coronation Series participants
Antagonists JessieJamesMeowthWobbuffetGiovanniButchCassidyDr. NambaMatoriPierceDr. ZagerGozuTabithaMaxieShellyArchieHunter JSaturnCyrusMarsJupiterCharonColressAldithGhetsisBarretMalamarLysandreMableCelosiaAlianaXerosicBryonyTuppZippRappPlumeriaGuzmaVirenRoseOleana
Professors Professor OakProfessor IvyProfessor ElmProfessor BirchProfessor RowanProfessor CarolinaProfessor JuniperDr. FennelCedric JuniperProfessor SycamoreProfessor KukuiProfessor BurnetProfessor CeriseProfessor MagnoliaSoniaProfessor Amaranth
Relatives Delia KetchumDaisyVioletLilyJames's parentsFlintLolaForrestBrock's siblingsNormanCarolineJohannaChiliCressGraceMeyerLana's fatherLana's motherHarper and SarahRangoSimaMimoKiawe's grandfatherMohnLusamineGladionSophocles's parentsMolayneAbeMallow's motherUluWalkerCamilleHalta
Supporting Officer JennyNurse JoyMagikarp salesmanTodd SnapCharles GoodshowCaseyLizaSakuraLanceClairRaoul ContestaMr. SukizoSteven StoneVivian MeridianRobertScottLilian MeridianSolanaBrandonMarianYuzoRhondaCynthiaReggieAngieLookerIzzy and CaraLyraKhouryTobiasDon GeorgeElderAlderLukeFreddy O'MartianIngoEmmetJervisVirgilNAnthea and ConcordiaPorterAlexaSophieCosetteClembotSanpeiMairinAstridDianthaKorrinaGurkinnMonsieur PierrePalermoKeananMalvaSamson OakAnelaHobbesNinaAnnaLakiDanaYansuWickeFabaIlimaAcerolaDiaChloeChrysaRenParkerTaliaLeiDanikaQuillonHopGym LeadersElite FourFrontier BrainsIsland kahunasMany temporary characters
Supporting Pokémon Ho-OhHaunterJigglypuffMewtwoMimeyGranbullPichu BrothersDelibirdLarvitarLake guardiansMeloettaWooperSquishyZ2Guardian deitiesBewearToucannon's flockStoutlandOranguruLight trioStuffulUltra BeastsGrandpa ForestShayminRotom PhonesPelipperDrone RotomRecurring wild Pokémon


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