Mr. Mime, known in Japan as Barrierd (バリヤード, Bariyādo), is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Mr. Mime first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels, later appearing in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated and printed adaptations of the franchise. Mr. Mime is voiced by Yūji Ueda in Japanese, and in English, was originally voiced by Kayzie Rogers and currently by Michele Knotz.