Iris is a young girl who is one of Ash's travelling companions in the Unova region. She takes on the role similar to Misty's. As such, a running gag consists of her calling Ash a little kid, more recently just to tease him which annoys him.
The Element Empire
Iris is almost a general in the element empire, almost. The fact that she doesn't fight much keeps her from it.
Iris is set to appear in Blackpool working alongside Protoman, Magneto and The Striker Force with Black Star. She will first during LOTM: Next Gen Island Tour Act 3