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Delia Ketchum is a character appearing in the anime series.


Delia has brown eyes and brown hair. She wears a pink short-sleeve jacket with a yellow undershirt, a purple skirt, and light green shoes.


Delia is a kind, caring and very beautiful woman, but when she's upset or angry she is very vocal about it. She rarely battles other Pokémon but she made an exception in Showdown at the Oak Corral where Butch and Cassidy tried to steal Poké Balls belonging to Ash and other trainers. She, Professor Oak and Tracey stopped them with a Pokémon battle. After Scyther couldn't battle anymore, Delia sent Mimey to battle Cassidy's Houndour who was about to use its Bite attack. Delia had Mimey use his Double Slap on it.



Being strict sometimes, during Pokémon: Indigo League, she constantly reminds Ash to change his underwear every day. She is also a good cook and can cook anything. She also helped Brock after Professor Ivy rejected him. She has a Mr. Mime nicknamed Mimey and she has him clean the house for her while she makes breakfast or does the dishes. One of her most famous dishes that is favored by Ash is her "Double deep dish pizza pot pie". Her most notable appearance is Pokémon 3: The Spell of the Unown, in which she is kidnapped by an Entei created by the Unown to be Molly Hale's mother. It is also when she was known by her first name. It is unknown who her husband is, though one of the designers of the Pokémon anime say that Ash's father is a trainer on his own journey. Delia went with Ash on a trip to the Unova Region, but returned to Kanto with Professor Oak after giving Ash his clothes for his journey to participate in the Unova Pokemon League.

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Season 19: XYZ

Delia was talking to the heroes with Professor Oak when Ash contacted them, telling that he was doing fine. Delia apologized to Serena, Clemont and Bonnie, thinking that he has been a terrible burden on them, but they were instead grateful for what he has done for them. Ash then told her that he had so many things to tell her and that he was taking a flight home later that afternoon. Delia told Ash to take care on his way home and told the rest to visit Pallet Town when they have the time.[1]


Electric Tale of Pikachu

Main article: Delia Ketchum (ETP)


On hand

Pokémon Information
Delia befriends Mimey after thinking it was Ash in disguise. Because of Delia's care and affection, Mimey decided to stay with her and help with household chores.

Voice Actresses

  • Japanese: Masami Toyoshima
  • French: Nathalie Coupal, Catherine Conet
  • German: Marion Hartmann
  • Italian: Cinzia Massironi
  • Danish: Ann Hjort, Vibeke Dueholm
  • Dutch: Beatrijs Sluyter
  • Norwegian: Lena Meieran, Christin Borge (Movie 2), Siri Nilsen
  • Filipino: Klariz Magboo


  • Delia has always been concerned of what Ash has in his suitcase, and always asks him if he has clean underwear.
  • In one episode, Deila has met Butch. She, by mistake says to him after Tracey calling him Bill, she says "Calm down, Bill."
  • In both English dubs she and her son share the same voice actress, Veronica Taylor (IL001-AG146) and Sarah Natochenny (AG147-present).



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