Pinochle (ピノクル Pinokuru) was formerly a member of the Orpheus Order and one of the main antagonists in the second season of the anime series Phi Brain:Kami no Puzzle. As seen in episode 1 of season three, he becomes a protagonist in the end, even though he only appears very seldomly, usually assisting Freecell. Now, he goes to school with Freecell.
Pinochle has bob cut green hair and green eyes. His outfit consists of a white sweater with a blue and red pattern in front and black jeans. He also wears glasses.
Pinochle is very loyal to Freecell and would not back down from using dirty tricks in order to win. It is revealed that he always wanted to be Freecell's friend, which caused him to spread bad rumors about Kaito.
- Along with Klondike, Freecell, Mizerka and Whist, Pinochle's name is based on forms of Solitaire.
- He is one of the few people that managed to defeat Kaito in a puzzle game.