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{{AnimeCharacter
 
{{AnimeCharacter
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|name = Duplica
 
|name = Duplica
|image = Duplica02.jpg
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|image = Duplica.jpg
 
|jname = '''イミテ''' ''Imite''
 
|jname = '''イミテ''' ''Imite''
|age = 10-12
 
|hometown = Unknown
 
 
|region = Kanto
 
|region = Kanto
|family = Unknown
 
 
|class = Trainer
 
|class = Trainer
|friends = *[[Ash]]
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|friends = [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]], [[Brock (anime)|Brock]], [[Misty (anime)|Misty]]
*[[Brock]]
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|firstappear = [[IL037: Ditto's Mysterious Mansion|Ditto's Mysterious Mansion]]
*[[Misty]]
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|voiceact = [[Megan Hollingshead]] (English) [[Orine Fukushima]] (Japanese)|gender = Female}}
|firstappear = ''[[Ditto's Mysterious Mansion]]''
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'''Duplica''' (Japanese:'''イミテ''' ''Imite'') is a [[Pokémon Trainer]] that specializes in training [[Ditto]] and impersonating others.
|voiceact = [[Megan Hollingshead]] (English) [[Orine Fukushima]] (Japanese)}}
 
'''Duplica''' (Japanese:'''イミテ''' ''Imite'') is a [[Pokemon Trainer]] that specializes in training [[Ditto]] and impersonating others. Duplica first appeared in episode 37: [[Ditto's Mysterious Mansion]].
 
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
While [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]], [[Misty]] and [[Brock]] traveled on their way to the next gym, it started raining heavily. To escape the rain, they ran into what they thought to be an abandoned house. While taking cover there, they see a [[Pikachu]] with a strange face. Ash was determined to catch this new pikachu and tried to throw a Poké Ball at it, but the Poké Ball bounced back when someone hit the Poké Ball with their own Poké Ball. Then, a girl walked out from the shadows, dressed exactly like Ash. She explains to them that they are in the House of Imite, where she and her ditto put on shows by dressing up as other Pokémon. The "pikachu" then transformed back into a [[Ditto]], showing it's true form. After Ash learned that Ditto could only learn one move ([[Transform]]), he called it boring, which angered Duplica and caused her to challenge Ash to a Pokémon battle.
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===Season 1: Indigo League===
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Some time ago, Duplica and Ditto were making shows, where Ditto used [[Transform]] to impersonate other Pokémon. It did not go well, as Ditto did not copy the Pokémon's face, instead retaining its own.
   
He accepted and chose Bulbasaur as his Pokémon, whereas Duplica chose her Ditto. Ditto transformed into [[Bulbasaur]] and grabbed Bulbasaur with a Vine Whip, causing it to be useless, therefore, Ash had to give up. As Ash was depressed over his loss and wondering how the original could've lost, Duplica escorted everyone to the dress-up room where she entertained them by dressing up as [[Nurse Joy]], [[Officer Jenny]], and Misty. After having fun in dress-up room, Duplica explains to everyone that she wants to become a Ditto master, but it seems impossible because her Ditto can't seem to pull off imitating another Pokémon's face, therefore, it keeps it's plain, small black eyes and wide mouth. She even had a flashback to when she was trying to perform to a crowd, but when Ditto couldn't pull off a transform move, everyone booed and left. From then on, she had continued to train her Ditto so it could transform completely. [[File:Duplica.jpg|thumb|left|Duplica performing with ditto]]
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When [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]], [[Brock (anime)|Brock]] and [[Misty (anime)|Misty]] came into the mansion, they saw Duplica, imitating Ash, whose Ditto was impersonating Pikachu. Ash demanded a match, sending out Bulbasaur, but Duplica's Ditto transformed into Bulbasaur and, using a different move, defeated it. Though Ditto was captured by [[Team Rocket]], Duplica thanked [[Jessie]], [[James]] and [[Team Rocket's Meowth|Meowth]] as Ditto had its face corrected when using Transform. After the matter was resolved, Duplica was glad she could run her threatre once more.
   
Suddenly, after this, the lights go out and a spotlight shows on [[Jessie]], [[James]], and [[Meowth]]. They successfully grab Ditto and escape. Duplica, Ash, Brock, and Misty all chase after them and eventually find them. They perform their entrance by imitating the Team Rocket catchphrase while cosplaying as Jessie and James. This angers Jessie and James and James even yells at them for getting one of the lines wrong because they said to "to ignite all people within our nation" instead of "to unite all people within our nation." The kids are distracted for a moment and giggling about how fun doing the catchphrase was, but quickly turned their attention back to Team Rocket. They ask for Ditto back, but cannot tell the difference between Ditto and Meowth because Ditto finally learned how to transform perfectly (later on Duplica thanked them for teaching Ditto). Team Rocket takes this chance and purposefully gives Duplica Meowth instead of Ditto. Duplica then ran after them and screamed that they still had her Ditto, showing that she could tell the difference between them.
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===Season 2: Adventures in the Orange Islands===
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[[File:Duplica and Hiker.jpg|thumb|Duplica, in the opening scene of Adventures in the Orange Islands]]
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Duplica appeared in the opening scene of [[Pokémon: Adventures in the Orange Islands|Adventures in the Orange Islands]] season, but she did not appear in any of the episodes.
   
She throws Meowth at the balloon. Then Ditto bites Jessie's hand, which causes her to let go of Ditto. Ditto then flies back down to Duplica. Duplica then ask Ditto to transform into a mini cannon and Ash order Pikachu to enter it. After Pikachu send flying toward Team Rocket's balloon, it uses Thunderbolt on the balloon and causes Team Rocket to "blast it off again." Ditto then transformed into Pikachu and Ash became confused and said he couldn't tell them apart. Duplica then picked up her Ditto and it transformed back, Duplica explained that she could always tell which one was her Ditto. Ash, Misty, and Brock then bid farewell to Duplica since it had stopped raining and wished her luck at becoming a Ditto master.
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===Season 4: Johto League Champions===
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She later appeared as a [[Nurse Joy]], then took off her disguise (after Brock realized she was not the real Nurse Joy), revealing herself as Duplica to the heroes. She showed the heroes her Mini-Dit, which could transform into any Pokémon, but remained at a small size. Team Rocket captured it and planned on selling and retrieving it, but Mini-Dit came back to Duplica. Team Rocket fought her and Ash, but were defeated. Duplica decided to keep the Mini-Dit and have a team of Ditto, then bid farewell to the heroes.
   
A few seasons later, Ash, Misty, and Brock stumble upon a Pokémon Center where they can rest up, however, when they get there, they see that Nurse Joy isn't there. A girl from the shadows comes out, dressed up like Nurse Joy, and says that Nurse Joy is in the medical room, doing a check-up. Ash and Misty just assume that two Nurse Joys are working at this Pokémon Center, but Brock says that she wasn't Nurse Joy and that she was an imposter. The girl then says that she could never fool Brock and takes off her disguise to reveal that she is Duplica.
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==Pokémon==
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===On hand===
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{{AnimePokémon
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|type = normal
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|image = Duplica's Ditto.jpg
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|info = Ditto is Duplica's first Ditto and her trusted partner. They perform cosplay shows together, and now that Ditto can transform perfectly, their business has gone up. However, they did have a rocky start when Ditto could not transform. After Team Rocket's interrogation, Ditto managed to overcome this problema and could transform fully.
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|nameline = [[Duplica's Ditto|Ditto]]}}
   
The old friends catch up while resting at the Pokémon Center, and Duplica tells them that she is there because there's a Pokémon Performance Competition that she was invited to perform in with her Ditto. She then tells them that she has caught a new Ditto since their departure, however, just like her first Ditto, this new Ditto also has a problem with transforming. The problem is that this Ditto, nicknamed "Minidit," can only transform into smaller versions of big Pokémon. Duplica sees this as a problem and wants to fix it, but Nurse Joy tells her that nothing is wrong with her Ditto, therefore, it should be fine. Later, Jessie and James see Minidit and hatch up a plan to steal it so that they can make it transform into a little Arbok, sell it to someone for a powerful Pokémon, then steal Minidit back and repeat the process. They successfully steal Minidit and make it transform into a mini Arbok and try to sell it to a crowd of people. Ash and his friends quickly catch word of this and go to see if it's Minidit. Duplica (although she has gloated about being able to tell her Ditto from any other Pokémon before) can not tell if this small Arbok is her Minidit or not. Meowth then loses his patience and talks, giving away Team Rocket's identity. Ash and Duplica then use Pikachu and the two Dittos to blast away Team Rocket. At the end of the episode, Duplica comes to terms and accepts Minidit's condition, she then makes a vow to capture different Dittos, each with their own way of transforming, and create a team of Dittos This was the last time Duplica was shown in the series.
 
 
==Pokemon==
 
 
{{AnimePokémon
 
{{AnimePokémon
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|info = Ditto is Duplica's first ditto and her trusted partner. They perform cosplay shows together, and now that ditto can transform perfectly, their business went up. However, they did have a rocky start whenever ditto could not transform, but even though ditto couldn't transform all the way, Duplica still loved it and thought of it as a perfectly good Pokémon. Duplica is able to tell her ditto from any other Pokémon it transforms into because she is so close to it. Duplica's ditto, like all dittos, only knows one move, and that is transform. However, even though it only knows one move, Duplica's ditto is very powerful and easily defeated Ash in a Pokémon battle with it.
 
|nameline = [[Duplica's Ditto|Ditto]]}}{{AnimePokémon
 
 
|type = normal
 
|type = normal
 
|image = Minidit.png
 
|image = Minidit.png
|info = Minidit is Duplica's second ditto, it was caught shortly after Duplica parted ways with Ash and his friends. Minidit seems like a normal Ditto, but Duplica claims that this ditto has a problem, which she even got Nurse Joy to check out to see if there was something wrong. Nurse Joy told her that nothing was wrong with her ditto and that it was healthy and happy. However, Duplica still said something was wrong with it. To show what it was, she made Minidit transform first into Pikachu, and then into Togepi, nothing was wrong and it transformed normally, but Duplica then told them to bring out a large Pokémon. Brock let out Onix and Duplica told Minidit to transform again, it did, but it was only seven inches tall. Duplica told them that Minidit could transform into small Pokémon just fine, but it couldn't transform into bigger Pokémon, it could only transform into the smaller versions of them. Duplica hated this and tried to fix it, but after rescuing Minidit from Team Rocket, Duplica came to terms with Minidit and accepted its size. Duplica then vowed to find and catch different dittos, all with different quirks and ways of transforming until she had a whole team of odd dittos.
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|info = Mini-Dit is Duplica's second Ditto. It was caught shortly after Duplica parted ways with Ash and his friends. However, it has a problem in that it can transform into other Pokémon, but it is only seven inches tall.
|nameline = [[Duplica's Mini-Dit|Mini-Dit]]}}
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|nameline = [[Mini-Dit]]}}
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==Episode appearances==
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===Indigo League===
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{{EpisodeAppearTop|season=Pokémon: Indigo League}}
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{{EpisodeAppearMid|season=Pokémon: Indigo League|EP#=IL037|title=Ditto's Mysterious Mansion}}
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{{EpisodeAppearEnd|season=Pokémon: Indigo League}}
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===Johto League Champions===
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{{EpisodeAppearTop|season=Pokémon: Johto League Champions}}
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{{EpisodeAppearMid|season=Pokémon: Johto League Champions|EP#=JE058|title=Imitation Confrontation}}
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{{EpisodeAppearEnd|season=Pokémon: Johto League Champions}}
   
==Appearance==
 
[[File:Cosplay-rockets.jpg|thumb|left|Duplica and Misty cosplaying as Jessie]]Although Duplica cosplays often, her main outfit is a red shirt with a yellow star on it and a pair of blue jeans. She keeps her blue-ish green hair in two pigtails. She is able to change her hair and voice at any time to imitate someone. She has also been in the imitating business for so long that she is able to change in a flash. This was proven when she was in the dress-up room with everyone and she was able to change just by running behind a shelf of clothes. She was able to cosplay as three different girls in under ten seconds. When Duplica cosplayed as Ash, she copied everything about him perfectly, even the way he throws his Poké Balls. This may reveal that she can pick up on every quality of a person in just a matter of seconds, especially since in the first five minutes that Ash was in the House of Imite, Duplica had already managed to make a perfect cosplay of him, and she could already imitate the way he talked.
 
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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==Trivia==
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{{Pokémon IL char}}
*Duplica's name is a parody of the word "Duplicate" which means "the same as something else."
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{{Pokémon OI char}}
*Duplica had to shut down the House of Imite when the crowd hated the fact that Ditto couldn't transform all the way, which is why it looked abandoned when Ash and his friends found it.
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{{Pokémon JE 2 char}}
*The House of Imite is a parody on the word "imitate" which means "to act like someone or something else."
 
*Duplica made her second (and final) appearance in Pokémon Johto Journeys when she put on a performance in the Pokémon Center. *When Duplica first made her appearance, she gloated on how she could tell her Ditto from any other Pokémon, even when it transformed perfectly, which is why she could tell which "Meowth" was really her Ditto, and yelled at Team Rocket when they gave her the wrong one. However, during Duplica's second appearance a few seasons later, when she saw Minidit being sold as a tiny Arbok, she couldn't tell if it was really her Minidit or not. This was especially strange because she knew that Minidit could only transform into tiny Pokémon, and this was a tiny Arbok.
 
*Duplica can be seen in the Orange Islands season intro.
 
 
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[[Category:Female Characters]]
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[[Category:Characters from Kanto]]
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[[Category:Minor Characters]]
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[[Category:Manga Characters]]

Latest revision as of 22:37, July 20, 2014

Duplica
(イミテ Imite)
Duplica
General
Gender: Female
Region: Kanto
Class: Trainer
Friends: Ash, Brock, Misty
First Appearance: Ditto's Mysterious Mansion
Voice actor: Megan Hollingshead (English) Orine Fukushima (Japanese)

Duplica (Japanese:イミテ Imite) is a Pokémon Trainer that specializes in training Ditto and impersonating others.

BackgroundEdit

Season 1: Indigo LeagueEdit

Some time ago, Duplica and Ditto were making shows, where Ditto used Transform to impersonate other Pokémon. It did not go well, as Ditto did not copy the Pokémon's face, instead retaining its own.

When Ash, Brock and Misty came into the mansion, they saw Duplica, imitating Ash, whose Ditto was impersonating Pikachu. Ash demanded a match, sending out Bulbasaur, but Duplica's Ditto transformed into Bulbasaur and, using a different move, defeated it. Though Ditto was captured by Team Rocket, Duplica thanked Jessie, James and Meowth as Ditto had its face corrected when using Transform. After the matter was resolved, Duplica was glad she could run her threatre once more.

Season 2: Adventures in the Orange IslandsEdit

Duplica and Hiker

Duplica, in the opening scene of Adventures in the Orange Islands

Duplica appeared in the opening scene of Adventures in the Orange Islands season, but she did not appear in any of the episodes.

Season 4: Johto League ChampionsEdit

She later appeared as a Nurse Joy, then took off her disguise (after Brock realized she was not the real Nurse Joy), revealing herself as Duplica to the heroes. She showed the heroes her Mini-Dit, which could transform into any Pokémon, but remained at a small size. Team Rocket captured it and planned on selling and retrieving it, but Mini-Dit came back to Duplica. Team Rocket fought her and Ash, but were defeated. Duplica decided to keep the Mini-Dit and have a team of Ditto, then bid farewell to the heroes.

PokémonEdit

On handEdit

Pokémon Information
Duplica's Ditto
Ditto is Duplica's first Ditto and her trusted partner. They perform cosplay shows together, and now that Ditto can transform perfectly, their business has gone up. However, they did have a rocky start when Ditto could not transform. After Team Rocket's interrogation, Ditto managed to overcome this problema and could transform fully.
Ditto
Pokémon Information
Minidit
Mini-Dit is Duplica's second Ditto. It was caught shortly after Duplica parted ways with Ash and his friends. However, it has a problem in that it can transform into other Pokémon, but it is only seven inches tall.
Mini-Dit

Episode appearancesEdit

Indigo LeagueEdit

Johto League ChampionsEdit

GalleryEdit

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