Location of Ryme City in Unknown.
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Ryme City (Japanese: ライムシティ Ryme City) is the setting of the game Detective Pikachu and the movie of the same name.
Home to many people and Pokémon, the city is most famous for the annual Pokémon Carnival, its largest festival which attracts world-class ships such as the S.S. Prime Treasure to observe it. It is also connected by a ferry service which runs once a day to Cappucci Island. The Pokémon Comprehensive Laboratory, which researches the abilities of Pokémon and has developed various inventions, is located on a mountain pass to the northwest of the city.
Although its location relative to other regions is unknown, the mention of Pokémon Trainers, Pokémon Rangers, Pokémon Contests, and the Alola region indicate that it is located in the same world as the core series games.
Places of interest
- Main article: Vicinity of Tahnti Station
Tahnti Station is an underground train station located outside Tahnti Park. Tim Goodman arrives in Ryme City through Tahnti Station. The first part of Chapter 1 takes place outside of it, above ground.
- Main article: Tahnti Park
Tahnti Park is a park home to various species of Pokémon located southeast of the central square. The second part of Chapter 1 takes place here.
Baker Detective Agency
- Main article: Baker Detective Agency
The Baker Detective Agency is located on the second floor of a building south of Tahnti Park in Ryme City, above the Hi-Hat Café. It is first visited at the end of Chapter 1.
Tim and Pikachu stay in his father's apartment over the course of the story. It is first visited at the beginning of Chapter 2.
- Main article: Litwick Cave
Litwick Cave is one of Ryme City's famous spots, popular with tourists as well as with couples. Most of Chapter 2 takes place here.
- Main article: Hi-Hat Café
The Hi-Hat Café is located on the first floor of a building south of Tahnti Park in Ryme City, below the Baker Detective Agency. It is first visited at the end of Chapter 2.
- Main article: Fine Park
Fine Park was an amusement park located in Ryme City. Although it was closed down following an incident a year prior to the events of the game involving a Charizard, a few Pokémon still remain there. Most of Chapter 5 takes place here.
- Main article: GNN
GNN is a popular local television station headquartered in Ryme City. Most of Chapter 6 takes place here.
- Main article: Ryme Wharf
Ryme Wharf is the city's western port, located in the southwest of the city. Goods from all over the world are stored in the many warehouses located around the area. Most of Chapter 7 takes place here.
- Main article: Central Square
Ryme City's central square is located in the middle of the city. During the city's annual Pokémon Carnival, each of the three routes meet here. Most of Chapter 9 takes place here.
Ryme University (Japanese: ライム大学 Ryme University) is a university mentioned to be located in the eastern part of the city. Having passed its admissions test, Tim plans to attend the university in the fall. One of the routes for the Pokémon Carnival passes through the university.
Ryme Central Station
Ryme Central Station (Japanese: ライム中央駅 Ryme Central Station) is a station mentioned to be the destination of one of the routes for the Pokémon Carnival.
Ryme Botanical Garden
The Ryme Botanical Garden (Japanese: ライム植物園 Ryme Botanical Garden) is a botanical garden mentioned to be located in the northwestern part of the city. One of the routes for the Pokémon Carnival passes through the garden.
The West Building (Japanese: ウェストビル West Building) is a building mentioned to be located in the western part of the city. One of the routes for the Pokémon Carnival passes by the building.
In the movie
Ryme City is the main setting of Detective Pikachu. Ryme City was founded by Howard Clifford as a utopia where humans and Pokémon could live and work together side by side. Unlike other regions, Pokémon do not live in the wild and being a Pokémon Trainer, taking part in a Pokémon battle and using Poké Balls are prohibited.
The aesthetics of Ryme City are based on a mixture of London, New York, Tokyo, and Shanghai.
- In the Pokémon Today newspaper given away for free in Japan, Ryme City is romanized as "Lime City".
In other languages
|German, Spanish, French, Italian,
Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian,
Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese
Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
|Ryme City||Same as its Japanese and English name|
|Korean||라임시티 Ryme City||Transcription of its Japanese name|
|Chinese (Mandarin)||萊姆市 / 莱姆市 Láimǔ Shì||Transcription of its Japanese name|
|Chinese (Cantonese)||萊姆市 Lòihmóuh Síh*||Mandarin-based transcription of its Japanese name|
|瑞美市 Seuihméih Síh*||Mandarin-based transcription of its Japanese name|
|Arabic||رايم سيتي Ryme City||Transcription of its English name|
|Basque||Ryme hiri||From its English name|
|Bulgarian||Райм Сити Raym Siti||Transcription of its English name|
|Greek||Πόλη Ράιμ Póli Ráim
Πόλη Ραϊμ Póli Raïm
|Transcription of its English name|
|Hebrew||ראים סיטי Raim Siti||Transcription of its English name|
|Indonesian||Kota Ryme||From its English name|
|Khmer||ក្រុង Ryme krong Ryme||From its English name|
|Lithuanian||Raim Miestas||Transcription of its English name|
|Malaysian||Bandar Ryme||From its English name|
|Polish||Miasto Ryme||From its English name|
|European Portuguese||Cidade de Ryme||From its English name|
|Russian||Райм-Сити Raym-Siti||Transcription of its English name|
|Serbian||Rajm Siti||Transcription of its English name|
|Thai||ไรม์ ซิตี้ Ryme City||Transcription of its English name|
|Turkish||Ryme Şehri||From its English name|
|Ukrainian||Рима-сіті Ryma-siti||From its English name|
|Vietnamese||Thành phố Ryme||From its English name|
|This article is part of Project Locations, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every location in the Pokémon world.|