'May as seen in anime
Japanese Name
ハルカ Haruka
Voice Actors
Veronica Taylor (4Kids)
Michele Knotz (PUSA)
Video Game Appearances
First Anime Episode
Approx. 5 ft. 4 in.
Preferred Pokémon Type

May is a ten year old Pokemon Coordinator. She eventually becomes interested in Pokemon Contests and decided on a goal to become a top Coordinator. She traveled with Ash, Brock, and her younger brother Max, and completed in Pokemon Contests throughout the Hoenn and Kanto regions. She chose Torchic as her starter Pokemon, and receives it from Professor Birch.



May appears as the female protagonist and as one of the rivals in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. She also appears as the daughter of Professer Birch if not chosen by the player. If chosen as the player, her NCP role will be replaced with Brendan. Her NCP role shows she is hyperactive and positive.



May's Ribbons


  • Fallarbor Ribbon
  • Verdanturf Ribbon
  • Lilycove Ribbon
  • Izabe Ribbon
  • Pacifidlog Ribbon


  • Saffron Ribbon
  • Silver Ribbon
  • Chrysanthemum Ribbon
  • Gardenia Ribbon
  • Mulberry Ribbon


When May reappeared in the Sinnoh region, she revealed to have obtained 3 ribbons in the Johto region.


Owning 7 different Pokémon, May rotates her team. She owns these following Pokémon:

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