'''Nihei''' (Japanese: '''ニヘイ''' ''Nihei'') is recurring character in the [[Pokémon anime]] who will first appear in person in [[XY098]]. He was mentioned in ''[[XY017|A Rush of Ninja Wisdom!]]'', albeit only in a fantasy. He is the younger brother of [[Ippei]] and the older brother of [[Sanpei]] and hails from a village of ninjas. Nihei is the second strongest of the village, only behind Ippei.