Pokémon (1997–2002)
"Poketto Monsutâ" (original title)

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An animated series based on the popular electronic toy "Pocket Monster" in which children raise an electronic monster and train it to fight other monsters. In this show, Satoshi and his ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Narrator / ... (276 episodes, 1997-2002)
Rica Matsumoto ...
 Satoshi / ... (276 episodes, 1997-2002)
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu (276 episodes, 1997-2002)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
 Musashi / ... (275 episodes, 1997-2002)
Mayumi Iizuka ...
 Kasumi (275 episodes, 1997-2002)
Inuko Inuyama ...
 Nyarth (275 episodes, 1997-2002)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
 Kojiro (275 episodes, 1997-2002)
Yûji Ueda ...
 Takeshi / ... (240 episodes, 1997-2002)
Satomi Koorogi ...
 Togepi (223 episodes, 1998-2002)
Kôichi Sakaguchi ...
 Arbok / ... (144 episodes, 1997-2002)
Rikako Aikawa ...
 Zenigame / ... (129 episodes, 1997-2002)
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An animated series based on the popular electronic toy "Pocket Monster" in which children raise an electronic monster and train it to fight other monsters. In this show, Satoshi and his monster, Pikachuu, travel the land hoping to improve their skills and eventually become the grand champions. Along the way, they get into various adventures, usually involving fellow monster Nyath and his trainers. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Quotes

Officer Junsâ: [shouting] I can tell by your criminal record that you've been in jail!
Satoshi: I never have been in jail.
Takeshi: Me neither.
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Referenced in King of the Nerds: In Search of a King (2014) See more »

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Pokemon Harahara Rirê
(Exciting Pokémon Relay)
Performed by Rikako Aikawa
Lyrics by Akihito Toda
Music and arrangement by Hirokazu Tanaka
(Eighth ending theme, episodes #143-152 and #164-173)
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The best version!
2 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Too bad they did not release the Subtitled version of Pocket Monster (aka.Pok&eacutemon)in North America,because this is WAAAAAAAY better than the corny re-edit that is played on Saturday morning Television.

Sure the animation maybe a little crud(except the cute critters),but the cute story about raising monsters like children and interesting plot twists make this one well worth it.


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