Any old movie fans out there? In yesterday's Pokemon episode, trainer Diantha made her anime debut. She might remind you of one of Hollywood's biggest stars.
In Pokemon: XY, Diantha is a famous movie actress — as well as a Pokemon trainer. She also looks somewhat familiar!
As pointed out by Japanese site Pokemon-Matome, Diantha recreates an iconic scene from the Audrey Hepburn film Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Last year, on the GameFAQs forums, commenter Elice_Carol also pointed out how the trainer seems to resemble Audrey Hepburn.
They're not exact matches, but there's certainly something Audrey about Diantha, especially in the shape of the face and the eyebrows. Last night's episode appears to have made quite an obvious nod to the film icon and humanitarian.
Still not convinced? In Pokemon: XY, she's said to be the star of the smash hit movie, My Sweets Lady.
In 1964, Audrey Hepburn appeared in My Fair Lady. Picture: Enchanted Serenity
What's also interesting is that this isn't even Pokemon's first reference to Hepburn. As Bulbapedia pointes out, the 2004 Pokemon movie Destiny Deoxys features twin sisters Audrey and Kathryn, named after Audrey Hepburn and Katherine Hepburn. Their real Hollywood counterparts were not actually twins (or even directly related), but did have the same last name.
I don't remember Audrey Hepburn ever being able to do this, though. Then again, I haven't seen all her movies.
ポケモンXYチャンピオン『カルネ』 オードリー・ヘップバーン説が確定ｗｗｗｗｗ [Pokemon Matome]