May as seen in anime
Japanese Name ハルカ Haruka
Voice Actors Veronica Taylor (4Kids)
Michele Knotz (PUSA)
Video Game Appearances Pokémon Ruby, Pokémon Sapphire, Pokémon Emerald
First Anime Episode Get the Show on the Road
Occupation Pokémon Coordinator
Height Approx. 5 ft. 4 in.
Preferred Pokémon Type Various

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:

Related Threads

. : Soul Silver Spriting Competition : . : Simple Fusion : May 18th : . : Tournament Final Round Judged! : . - last post by @ May 18, 2011
If you can choose Misty or May...? - last post @ May 2, 2013
misty and may fight over ash - last post @ Feb 25, 2015
Brendan/May/Wally - last post by @ Feb 27, 2004
Misty and may both want this cluess ash - last post @ Feb 6, 2014
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