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Old 02-17-2010, 01:06 AM
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

Clearly you've never watched Card Captor Sakura.

Or, uh, seen James.
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Almost definitely male. It would be too weird if he was female.
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

male. no tail dent. I always thought it was. even though its voiced by a girl. poke-otaku. i know these things.
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Old 03-01-2010, 01:05 AM
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It's probably male because of its fierce personality. I could never imagine Pikachu as a girl. If it was, I'd never think of Pokemon TV shows the same.
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A male. Only males are stupid enough to electrocute people just because they dislike them.
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Old 03-09-2010, 01:00 AM
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

Actually, on Bulbapedia it states: Jessie's Yanmega's gender is confirmed to be female in this episode, being the only one who was not affected by Togepi's Attract while Pikachu, Piplup, Meowth, and Croagunk were. In addition to this, Pikachu's gender is also officially confirmed in the Japanese version. (this is on "Where no Togepi has Gone Before!") So, Pikachu is, in fact, a male.
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Besides the Togepi thing above^ It is also male because of the tail, a female has a heart shaped like thing for its tail, and male is just normal
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I've only see a few shows, but he always struck me as a male. He just.. is. Deeper voice, and he just looks like one.
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I think they have confirmed him as a boy some time ago...
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

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Besides the Togepi thing above^ It is also male because of the tail, a female has a heart shaped like thing for its tail, and male is just normal
Well, the gender differences weren't created until Generation IV so that might not be right. I agree that it is a male, but in America, there's no proof yet. But from that episode where Pikachu and Piplup liked each other... That makes me think that Piplup's a female.
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I've always just assumed he was male.
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

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Probably male, though he acts very feminine.
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The idea of Pikachu being female just seems... wrong.
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I've always thought of Pikachu as a dude ever since I started watching the show..
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Pikachu has struck me as male, but his voice is high pitched.
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He's a male. It doesn't seem right for him to be a girl.
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I consider it male, it's always been that to me, and always will.
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Male. I have no idea how he could even be remotely thoguht of as female!
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Ash's Pikachu definitely isn't the most masculine pokemon ever - but it is male
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I say male....it just makes more sense to me that way...


Male = default.
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It's probably male because of its fierce personality. I could never imagine Pikachu as a girl. If it was, I'd never think of Pokemon TV shows the same.
'Cause females can't be fierce. No sir.
And why on earth would you never be able to think of it as the same?

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Male = default.
Unfortunately, on male-orientated kids shows like Pokemon... male really is the default. I would be extremely surprised if it turned out Pikachu was female.

...I'm also pretty sure that Pikachu is referred to as 'he' at least 50% of the time anyway.
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Pikachu is undecidedly male. There's no other option. Sure, HE's voiced by a woman. A lot of boys on younger children's shows have been voiced by women, who disguise their voices slightly. It's not that odd. I don't watch the anime very often, but from what I've seen, he certainly acts male, and the other characters treat him as male. He has acted embarrassed to be in a feminine costume before, as well as displayed infatuation when the move Attract was used on him. But yes, the most obvious thing is indeed the tail dent, or lack thereof depending on where you're coming from. Generation IV added this, and any other gender discrepancies between male and female Pokémon only to prove that Ash's Pikachu in the anime was indeed a male. They had obviously heard debates like this before, and were willing to settle it once and for all. The only reason they did so for other Pokémon was to show that they weren't just biased towards Pikachu, whom all too many Pokémon fans, particularly the hordes of newbies that plague its community, are. But judging from threads such as this, Nintendo's attempts to settle the debate went OH SO WELL...so apparently, fans aren't wholly satisfied. Until one of the characters in the anime finally and unquestionably breaches that wall that is the endless dispute as to Pikachu's gender, the debate will continue. So argue if you will, but judging on the (rather small, actually) amounts of evidence that we have, Pikachu is, in all likelihood, male. One day, this question will be finally answered without further question, but I hope that by this post, I have reduced the debate some.

(And sorry it's such a long post, but I had a lot to say, as well as confirm what had already been said.)
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Default Re: What gender is Pikachu?

It has been confirmed in the show that he is Male.

In the episode 'Where no Togepi has gone before,' The Female Togepi used attract and it worked on Pikachu, so that confirms he is Male.

And also, Dawn's Buneary and Pikachu have crushes on each other and Buneary has been proven to be a Female.
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Pikachu's a boy. It was proved later on in the anime :P

But early on it makes sense they wanted to keep the gender more private I think.
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He acts more like a kid than like a girl... So yep, he is male.
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