Pokémon (1998– )

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The adventures of Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu, who travel across many regions in hopes of being regarded as a Pokemon master.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Daniel Nicodème ...
 Narrator (762 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ikue Ohtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (747 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (629 episodes, 1998-2014)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (548 episodes, 1998-2014)
Eric Stuart ...
 Brock / ... (428 episodes, 1998-2013)
...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (414 episodes, 2006-2015)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
 James / ... (401 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (395 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (389 episodes, 1998-2006)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (376 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (352 episodes, 2006-2014)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (319 episodes, 2006-2015)
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Storyline

Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of two friends, Misty and Brock, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for all 150 Pokémon, while avoiding the likes of Team Rocket and their Pokémon, Meowth. Written by ZeroG1

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Gotta catch 'em all!


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Pokemon: Indigo League  »

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Trivia

The first episode to air in America was 'Battle Aboard the St. Anne'. When it aired in America the first time, it had different "sneak preview" style narration at the beginning and the end of the episode that wasn't there in subsequent airings. See more »

Goofs

In an early episode, Flint (Brock's father) says that Brock's mother passed away. In a later episode, Brock's mother is actually in the episode alive. See more »

Quotes

May: Hey! That's my egg!
James of Team Rocket: Ahh! That's my Mime Jr.
Jessie: We're here for Elekid and Pikachu.
James of Team Rocket: TIME OUT!
[James comes running out of Team Rocket's Golem machine]
May: [May runs up to James] I'll trade you.
James of Team Rocket: That sounds like a plan.
May: Here you go!
James of Team Rocket: Thanks.
MayJames of Team Rocket: Bye!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The Pokemon logo makes one last appearance at the very end of the credits, after the Summit Media Group bumper. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Pokémon World
(second theme song)
Written by John Loeffler & John Siegler
Performed by Russell Velazquez
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The opinion of a longtime fan
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Okay, I'm a Pokemon fan. I'm not going to sit here and deny it. Yes, it is quite a "kiddy" show. But I WAS just a kid when I first got into it, which was around nine years ago. I played all of the games that were out at that time, and watched this show religiously. I was a devoted fan to both the show and the games for around three years. Then I sort of grew tired of it and lost interest. Just recently I came across the Sapphire game I'd gotten a few years back and played it a while and realised how much I loved the games. It really took me back to those happy times. Anyway, I've been watching the first season of the show lately, and I love it. Even now that I'm older I can still enjoy this show for what it is, a cute and fun anime. The first few seasons are absolutely timeless; the first season itself is an epic in every single way possible. I recently caught a few of the newer episodes and was horrified at how bad this show has become. It just doesn't FEEL like Pokemon anymore. Not to mention I've lost track at how many new Pokemon there are. What happened to the good old days with Ash, Brock and Misty? Well, I still personally love this show, and I'll continue to watch since it's been so long since I watched it. I might even look for the games if I get the time; it'd be great to play Red or Yellow again. Basically, I love Pokemon, and for someone like me it will never get old and I'll always treasure the memories.


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