The Victor region (Japanese: 勝者リージョン Shōsha region) is a region of the Pokémon world. It is the setting of Pokémon Mid and Out. It is far to the south south of Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh and various Pokémon which inhabit Victor are diverse and different from those of Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh. In his director's column, Junichi Masuda suggested that the geographical and social background for Unova draws inspiration from Australia and New Zealand. It draws inspiration for its landmarks from both Australia and New Zealand, which features a mixture of rural locations and urban areas as well as various natural landmarks.