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Tommy (Tomo)

Character Names
  • English / United States: Tommy (Tomo)
  • Japanese / Japan: タロウ (ターサン)
  • Japanese (Romanized) / Japan: Tarō (Tarsan)
  • Japanese (TL) / Japan: Taro (Tarsan)
Voice Actors
Five years ago, when Tommy (Tomo) was three years old, he went with his family on a trip around the world. As they were flying a helicopter over the Safari Land, Tommy's Father held Tommy (Tomo) out of the window to give him a closer view at the Pokémon below but Tommy's Father ended up dropping him. Ever since, Tommy (Tomo)'s parents had been searching for Tommy (Tomo) without luck, until someone sent them a photo of a boy resembling Tommy (Tomo) living with a herd of Kangaskhan in the Safari Land Pokémon reserve.

Tommy (Tomo) was raised by a herd of Kangaskhan after his parents couldn't find him and he lived with them in Safari Land. He cannot speak too well as he didn't spend too much time around humans to learn the language but instead learned how to communicate with the Kangaskhan. Tommy (Tomo)'s character is loosely based off the fictional character Tarzan.

Ash Ketchum and his friends met Tommy (Tomo) when they were trying to help an injured Kangaskhan and Tommy (Tomo) came to its rescue thinking that it was being attacked by them. Tommy (Tomo) has a fascination with females breasts and not realizing that it is rude, he confronted Misty when they first met and asked her to suck her breasts. He then took off to protect the Kangaskhan herd after they were attacked by Team Rocket. He uses a boomerang as his primary weapon of choice.

Tommy (Tomo) registered in the safari address directory and his human parents traveled to the Safari Land to retrieve their son and enlisted the help of the ranger Officer Jenny and Ash Ketchum and his friends to help locate him. They soon discovered Tommy (Tomo) but he had already forgotten his birth parents. While Tommy (Tomo) eventually regained the memory if his parents, he was too connected to his adoptive Kangaskhan family to want to go home with them. His parents then decided to stay with their son in Safari Land with the Kangaskhan so they could be reunited as a family once more.