Samantha Stankey
Samantha Stankey (Official Image)

Samansā Sutankī

(サマンサー スタンキー)

Samantha "Amanda" Stankey
Amanda Flanders (Legalized Name)
Alias The Pink Girl
Age 10 (Part 1)
16 (Part 2)
Blood Type
Original Series Debut Bart's Friend Falls in Love
Springfield Bound Debut
Affiliation Springfield Bound (Member)
Shinken Skill Shinto-Catholic Shinken
Shinken Type Conjurer




Original Series

Development in Springfield Bound


Springfield Bound

Flanders Family

  • Maude Flanders:
  • Ned Flanders:
  • Rod and Todd Flanders:
  • Lil' Sammy:


  • Akira:
  • Nikki McKenna:
  • Mr. Stankey:
  • Jessica Lovejoy:


Shinken Skill & Abilities


  • Cheryl Blossom:
  • Chloe Inoue:
  • Hannya Doves:
  • Shin Skill:

Additional Info

Character Trait Basis

  • Matilda Wormwood (from Matilda)
  • Paula (from Earthbound)
  • Gon Freecss (from Hunter x Hunter)
  • Hinata Hyuga (from Naruto)
  • Anri Sonohara (from Durarara)
  • Kari Kamiya (from Digimon: Digital Monsters)

Character Tropes

  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Averted (after 18 years). Now Samantha is the third most major character in the series.
  • Cheerful Child:
  • Holy Hand Grenade:
  • Petal Power: Samantha's Cheryl Blossom
  • Fire, Ice, Lightning: Samantha utilizes these through her paper talismans.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Let's see:
    • She and her father moved from Phoenix to Springfield,
    • Directly after the events of the Trappuccino incident, her father immediately moved her out of town.
    • Her new home was blown up by Home Security-kun's self-destruct sequence was accidentally triggered, while Milhouse and Samantha barely escape.
    • After the defeat of Mr. Burns and Sprinfield return back to normal, Akira agrees to take in Samantha, in order to train her Shinken skills.
    • Even though Mr. Stanky has enough money to buy a new home, Samantha severs all ties with her father.
    • After the location of Akira's underground dojo and Samantha's whereabouts are discovered, along with the void in her heart for a mother and a father, Akira is forced to give her up, so she could have a real family.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: The battle between Bart and Milhouse vs Samantha, when she is possessed by Onihime's spirit form.
  • The Reason You Suck: Samantha does this in anger, against the townspeople of Springfield, when they finally push her too far (considering the previous expense of Lisa).
  • Morality Pet: Samantha is this to a number of characters:
    • Milhouse
    • Bart:
    • Lisa:
    • Nikki:
    • Ned:
    • Maude:
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Samantha finally does this to her father in Season 5.
  • Happily Adopted:

Theme Songs

  • Samantha's Theme - House on the Moon (from Outlaw Star)

Voice Actor Info

  • Kimmy Robertson

Character Q & A

Pertaining to her appearance in "Bart's Friend Falls in Love"
  • Home come we never see or hear from Samantha's mother?: There are a few factors.