Pokémon Cosplay: Officer Jenny (Nadyasonika) Cosplay 01 AUG 2014

Mexican cosplayer Nadyasonika (also known as Nadya Anton to her mom) dips her toes into the incredibly popular Pokémon franchise, choosing to bring to life the ubiquitous Officer Jenny!

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Officer Jenny is not a single entity. Rather, there are many Jennys working as police officers across the various regions of the Pokémon world.

Generally, Officer Jennys are brave and determined, but can be ineffective in their police duties. They fight against the likes of Team Rocket, Team Magma, Team Aqua and Team Galactic – among other miscellaneous criminals. Although there are many exceptions, Officer Jenny will generally have Growlithe to use as a police dog.

Although Jennys appear to be identical, there is some minor divergence among them, as evidenced by Brock. Brock is able to recognize different Jennys on numerous occasions; he appears to be the only character who can tell the Officer Jennys apart. The town/region where a certain Jenny comes from can be discerned by the symbol on their hats, which differs depending on location.

Officer Jenny made her debut in Pokémon Emergency. She was seen at the beginning of the episode warning the citizens of Viridian City of thieves in the area and to report suspicious-looking people immediately. Stopping Ash, who had his Pikachu in his arms, she suspected him of being a thief, but once she saw his Pokédex, she believed that he was a Pokémon Trainer, while also mentioning that three other Trainers had come through Viridian that day.

Using her motorcycle, she brought Ash to the Pokémon Center, and once Pikachu was in the hands of Nurse Joy, she left. After Team Rocket broke into the Pokémon Center, however, she made her way back, but appearing just in time to see the center exploding from a combination of Pikachu’s Thunder Shock and Koffing’s Smog attacks. She stayed and helped Nurse Joy through the morning, assuring her that Ash and Misty will have no trouble getting through the Viridian Forest.

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Related Link: http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Officer_Jenny

About Craig Lotter

Software developer, husband and dad to two little girls. Writer behind An Exploring South African. I don’t have time for myself any more.