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 / ... (412 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 / ... (317 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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The name 'Pikachu' is a combination of two Japanese onomatopoeic words: pika, the noise an electric spark makes and chu, the noise a mouse makes. See more »

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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

Ash: Hey, guys, help me out of this hole.
Misty: We'd love to help you, Ash, but unfortunately, you're standing on us.
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The Pokemon logo makes one last appearance at the very end of the credits, after the Summit Media Group bumper. See more »

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Soundtracks

I Wanna Be a Hero
(sixth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Siegler and David Kos Rolfe
Performed by David Kos Rolfe
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Another response to Gal-5
28 December 1999 | by (Schaumburg, IL) – See all my reviews

Probably tired of all these comments, but I have to comment on Gal-5's latest comment. First off, it is not a "fact" that Pokemon is "the worst show ever," but your opinion. More so, however, I want to ask in general why people are becoming so incredibly superficial when it comes to judging cartoons. You say horrible animation. I say what does it matter. The show's appeal comes from the characters, not the animation. Good animation is cool, but that's not what I judge it on. I encounter the same type of judgment when people talk about video games. People, take my advice. Animation is not the most important thing about cartoons. The characters are what make it worth watching.


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