Mondo: The "Team Rocket Special Delivery Member Trainee". He has
short brown hair and wears the same type of uniform as James. Mondo
is the youngest member of TR that we've seen (I would guess he's
about 16, since he drives), and belongs to Class B, the same ranking
as Jessie and James.
Mondo idolizes Musashi (Jessie), Kojiro (James), and Nyarth (Meowth),
and frequently helps them out of trouble, even though he knows they
always lose to Satoshi's Pikachu. Mondo seems to play the role of
messenger between TR and Rocket Headquarters. (I wonder if every
team has someone like Mondo helping out?) Mondo drives a red Jeep,
and he is responsible for all of the "super items" used by TR in
their Pikachu-capturing attempts, such as the Meowth balloon, the
hole-digging devices, the explosives used in the first few TR mottos,
etc. He is also responsible for bringing food to Musashi and Kojiro
after they get "blasted off again".
Mondo respects Nyarth a great deal, thinking the talking cat is
very wise and intelligent, and he also has a crush on Musashi (wonder
what Kojiro thinks of that?). At the end of the CD Drama, Mondo
realizes the reason why he adores Musashi, Kojiro, and Nyarth so
much: because they can't live without each other; they make the
perfect team with the three of them.
Mondo owns two Pokemon that we know of: a Metamon (Ditto), which
he temporarily trades to Jessie and James in exchange for Meowth),
and a Kentauros (Tauros).
Mondo is mentioned ONLY in the CD Drama, "The Rocket Gang: It's a White
Tomorrow!" which has only been released in Japanese. This CD Drama takes
place between the Japanese episodes 38 (Electric Soldier Porygon) and
39 (Pikachu's Goodbye).
I'm guessing that Mondo is no longer associated with Musashi and Kojiro,
however. In the more recent episodes, they are working on their own vehicles
(such as the Magikarp Sub), and they are always out of food (Mondo had
brought them some kind of 'Rocket TV dinners' in the CD Drama). Maybe
Mondo was promoted, or Sakaki (Giovanni) decided his skills should be
put to use for a more competent team. Whatever the reason, we've never
heard of the young Rocket boy again in the series.
Many female Rocket fans pair themselves with Mondo in fanfiction, probably
because he's cute, nice, and doesn't officially have a partner. Sometimes
he's known as "Billy" in translation (a reference to Billy the
Kid) but most refer to him as Mondo.
Mondo, Team Rocket Special Delivery Member Trainee
As Musashi and Nyarth fight, Kojiro yells that he's hungry. Young assistant
Mondo quickly appears with food!
Mondo and his red Rocket Jeep
Mondo and his Ditto
Mondo brings something like Team Rocket TV dinners for TR after they get blasted off again
Mondo discovers Nyarth's weakness - a ball of yarn - as Musashi writes
her name on Mondo's Pokeball containing Ditto
Mondo pulls a new Nyarth balloon from his mysterious bag for TR... and
Nyarth isn't happy with being traded
Mondo happily massages Nyarth's shoulders
Mondo is going to help Musashi and Kojiro, but Nyarth refuses to go
TR Rose's artwork of Mondo
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