In the anime Hikari is a ten-year-old Pokémon Coordinator and a former traveling companion of Satoshi and Takeshi. Her goal is to become a great Top Coordinator like her mother, Ayako. Her first Pokémon was a Piplup that she received from Dr. Nanakamado.
- For her appearance in Pokémon Platinum see hikari_(pokemon_platinum).
- For the manga character based on her see platinum_berlitz
- For characters dressed as her see hikari_(pokemon)_(cosplay).