Pokémon (1998– )

TV Series  -   -  Animation | Adventure | Comedy
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 17,214 users  
Reviews: 141 user | 7 critic

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. ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

Editors' Spotlight

What to Watch: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1

Keith Simanton talks with the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 01 Jun 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 04 May 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Pokémon" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pokémon (1998– )

Pokémon (1998– ) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pokémon.

User Polls

Episodes

Next Episode


22 Nov 2014

Most Recent Episode


15 Nov 2014
S17.E44 Showdown at the Shalour Gym!
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a plot


Previous Episode


8 Nov 2014
S17.E43 Origins of Mega Evolution!
7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Seasons


Years



17   16   15   14   13   12   11   10   9   … See all »
2014   2013   2012   2011   … See all »
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world.

Stars: Steve Blum, Tifanie Christun, Mona Marshall
Yûgiô (1998–2006)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Yugi Moto solves an Ancient Egyptian Puzzle and brings forth a dark and powerful alter ego. Whenever he and his friends are threatened by evil in Duel Monster Card Game, this alter ego breaks out to save them.

Stars: Dan Green, Eric Stuart, Amy Birnbaum
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.

Directors: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Madeleine Blaustein, Mayumi Iizuka
Beyblade (2002–2005)
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three or four friends roam to various cities to win beyblade battles. In these battles, everyone has his/her special moves and have some common enemies like lio which has tornado type ... See full summary »

Stars: Marlowe Gardiner-Heslin, Alex Hood, Nao Nagasawa
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two thieves take control of an ancient weapon designed to defend the canal city of Altomare.

Directors: Jim Malone, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Eric Stuart, Madeleine Blaustein, Rachael Lillis
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Darren Dunstan
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, Amy Birnbaum
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two ... See full summary »

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Emily Bauer, Craig Blair, Kiyotaka Furushima
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A magician attempts to use the power of the Millennium Comet to awaken the legendary Pokémon Groudon.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Eric Stuart
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, Madeleine Blaustein
Dejimon adobenchâ (1999–2000)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An animated series based on the popular children's toy "Digimon", in which kids raise and train electronic monsters to fight against those raised by other kids. The show follows the ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroaki Hirata, Toshiko Fujita, Chika Sakamoto
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Underneath the sands of Egypt, Anubis, an ancient evil spirit, has awakened. It's up to Yugi, who defeated Anubis centuries ago, to use his skill and determination to rid the world of evil once again.

Director: Hatsuki Tsuji
Stars: Dan Green, Eric Stuart, Amy Birnbaum
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Ash must stop a hunter who forces the legendary Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

Directors: Jim Malone, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Daniel Nicodème ...
 Narrator (764 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (713 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (583 episodes, 1998-2014)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (496 episodes, 1998-2014)
Eric Stuart ...
 Brock / ... (426 episodes, 1998-2013)
...
 Ash / ... (406 episodes, 2006-2014)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
 James / ... (386 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (386 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (382 episodes, 1998-2006)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (366 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (330 episodes, 2006-2014)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (312 episodes, 2006-2014)
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Gotta catch 'em all!


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pokemon: Indigo League  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Pikachu's Goodbye" was the first hour-long Pokemon special coinciding with "The Battling Evee Brothers." It was also the first to air after the four month hiatus. See more »

Goofs

Despite what the show frequently implies with Pikachu's attacks, electrical attacks can NEVER harm ground types. See more »

Quotes

Brock Harrison: When you have lemons, you make lemonade; and when you have rice, you make rice balls.
See more »

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

Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXV (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Be a Hero
(sixth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Siegler and David Kos Rolfe
Performed by David Kos Rolfe
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Childhood Memory
19 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Whenever I think of Pokemon my heart sinks, but in a good way! It reminds me of my younger life (this is like four years ago by the way :P) This was easily my first and most-loved animes because it outlines my childhood from 10 - 14 when everyone liked it, not that everyone carried on liking it like I did. The original series of Pokemon is by far the best, and I really enjoyed the Johto saga, however recently Pokemon has gone down hill.

The story lines are repetitive and so similar to the original series, and the newest one (Diamond and Pearl) looks to make things worse. I saw the first episode of it (in Japanese) and I loved it until the last 5-10 mins where I thought "Yey! No Ash or Team Rocket!" I should have kept my mouth shut. They crammed Ash AND Team Rocket trying to steal Pikachu.

But afterall, it really is a children's epic story :) I just feel so bad that they've changed the voice actors after 10 years. It's really ruined it for me and I'm sure many other fans of the programme.


36 of 40 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
So glad were seeing less of team rocket californication-183-963282
AJ the abusive Pokémon Trainer DeadKenny125
how old are jessie and james? captin_jack_harkness
I still like this show... Twirlerena
if pokemon were real.. alifeaquatic23
Corrections for people who got stuff wrong about the golden years reddragonhero17
Discuss Pokémon (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?