Pocawatha is a love interest of Oolong who tries to force her to marry him. She has a very pure personality and is scared easily of the mentioning of Oolong. Goku has to stop Oolong by disguising himself as her. It is unknown how the rest of her life goes afterwards.
During the Cell Games Saga, Pocawatha moves to Chazke Village with her father and Grandma Paozu (the Old Lady who gave Goku and Bulma the Six-Star Dragon Ball). She is seen with them at the Protective Dome's unveiling.
Pocawatha appeared in the live-action Korean film, Dragon Ball: Ssawora Son Goku, Igyeora Son Goku. She plays much the same role she does in the original series where she is targeted for being kidnapped by Oolong. Unlike the original series, she is the one possessing the Dragon Ball rather than Grandma Paozu (who is not in the film).
Video game appearances
- Pocawatha is the second female introduced in the Dragon Ball manga (the first being Bulma) and the third in the Dragon Ball anime (the second being Mai).
- Pocawatha is only named in the foreign-language dubs of Dragon Ball, and is unnamed in the original Japanese version of the show.
- The first half of Pocawatha's name is possibly derived from the famous North American Indian princess Pocahontas, and the second half is possibly derived from Hiawatha, the titular main character of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, The Song of Hiawatha, whose name was taken from a real life Native American leader.