'''Nihei''' (Japanese: '''ニヘイ''' ''Nihei'') is a recurring character in the [[Pokémon anime]] who made his first appearance 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.
He made his first physical appearance in [[ XY098]] and will also appear in [[XY099]] .
* The names of Ippei, Nihei and Sanpei are a play on the Japanese words for one, two, and three: "ichi" (一), "ni" (二) and "san" (三).