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Emo Brock
March 5th, 2007, 05:17 PM
I'm just one man, I can't do this by myself. I need to know the answer to the great question, for I cannot continue life blissfully unaware of the many mysteries surrounding it. I've been shunned aside by many, often ignoring my plead for an answer I'm often cast away by society. The question I speak of? That question is this....

Of what nationality is Brock from Pokemon? There is evidence to suggest that he may be Japanese, African American, and some are bold enough to even proclaim that he is indeed mexican!

C'mon folks we gotta figure this out.

Emo Pikachu
March 5th, 2007, 05:21 PM
I'm just one man, I can't do this by myself. I need to know the answer to the great question, for I cannot continue life blissfully unaware of the many mysteries surrounding it. I've been shunned aside by many, often ignoring my plead for an answer I'm often cast away by society. The question I speak of? That question is this....

Of what nationality is Brock from Pokemon? There is evidence to suggest that he may be Japanese, African American, and some are bold enough to even proclaim that he is indeed mexican!

C'mon folks we gotta figure this out.

But of course, he's emo! Yeah, way to copy my name. :|

I've never pondered this before, but I'll say he's Japanese with a good tan. ;D

Rioku_Zanketa
March 5th, 2007, 06:44 PM
he's most liklely japanese...I always thought the eyes symbolized how japenese poples' eyes are,and the hair....it kinda reminds me of a japanese strong swordsmith..

that's my opinion,anyways...

Drew
March 5th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Thats what I've always thought myself.
I assumed he was asian because of the eyes.
Because those types of eyes often symbolize asians in cartoons, and of course in anime as well sometimes.

Always and Never
March 6th, 2007, 08:05 PM
lol! Awesome topic. I'll say he's a Samoan-Japanese hybrid.
XD XD XD

C.J.
March 7th, 2007, 04:13 PM
I'll just go with Asian. Heh.

Zorua
March 7th, 2007, 05:29 PM
Well, for one, I would say that Brock is an African-American kind of dude. They eyes can tell little. I mean, they're freaking shut 24/7 so no one can tell if he's Asian or just playing peek-a-boo D:

Opinions are opinions, so I'll just go with African-American..well for now. D:

Drifblim
March 7th, 2007, 07:35 PM
He could be Native American for all I know. He's got the skin tone and eyes.

Charaxes
March 7th, 2007, 09:27 PM
Let's keep civil, but I like this line of thought. Anyhow, I'm going with Emo Pikachu's answer, as Japanese men are really pale or really tan (don't ask how I know that). At the time of the series, it was allowed to be Japanese, so they used the ethnicity archetypes for their characters, with few exceptions (Giovanni, I guess).

Scales
March 7th, 2007, 09:34 PM
im thinking he is KANTOISH. Since in pokemon world they have no earth as we see it and since Brock was born in Pewter city he is KANTOISH

agentk_b
March 9th, 2007, 06:39 PM
He is a dark skinned Asian...

Forci Stikane
March 10th, 2007, 09:43 AM
The eyes are the tell: those eyes traditionally mark an Asian in anime (at least from what I've seen, and I've seen quite a bit).

Arumus
March 10th, 2007, 02:33 PM
He could be Russian.. Lol.

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
March 11th, 2007, 05:38 PM
I just think that he is Japanese only though. There are dark skinned asians you know


:t354:~*!*~Queen Boo~*!*~

Charaxes
March 12th, 2007, 11:30 AM
I would think that, but the series at the start was very insular (i.e., very Japanese) and same goes with the ethnicities of the cast as everyone was pale or Asiatic (with exceptions, like Surge). That has since changed, however. Since Brock was made at this time, dark-skinned Japanese just fits. But that's me.

Crystal Clair
March 12th, 2007, 12:10 PM
I think Brock is half Asian half Native American/Mexican. Keep in mind that little dance he does "Takeshi's Paradise". He wears a Mexican costume there...

Max210
March 17th, 2007, 01:42 PM
I think Grim is right. He was born in Kanto...

EDIT:@Grim: Dude... at the beginning of Movie nine, they show earth and zoom in somewhere in the Pacific, I think

Christophe
April 2nd, 2007, 04:02 AM
Well, technically, they are all Japanese. There are many characters in anime who have the dark skin tone. This adds more to the slight 'outsider' effect. I can think of a few examples like in Gatekeepers (Balba) and in Sailormoon (Sailorpluto)

CHaRiSMa
April 2nd, 2007, 08:55 AM
I agree with Omnireaper. If that's not correct then I agre with Cristophe, I mean it is a japanese anime. But if you ask me the animtaors didn't really consider this stuff when they were designing Brock. So he can verywell be asian, african american, native american...

anakin
April 2nd, 2007, 08:03 PM
Hey if this site is about brock i may let you know i got a club that i need members in about brock. please come and join.

Lt. Surge's Raichu
April 4th, 2007, 06:48 AM
I always asumed he was from Japan.
His eyes is like that.

She-Elf
April 4th, 2007, 06:51 AM
I guess he is japanese. It looks like he is because of his eyes, so I belive he is japanese.