Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the grand champion of the pokemon battle.
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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 Kôrogi ...
 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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8 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Quotes

Pikachû: Pi, ka, chu.
Kasumi: Fine, fine, too.
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Soundtracks

Taipu: Wairudo
(Type: Wild)
Performed by Rica Matsumoto
Lyrics by Akihito Toda
Music by Hirokazu Tanaka
(Fifth ending theme, episodes #70-104)
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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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