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:
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (810 episodes, 1998-2015)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (686 episodes, 1998-2015)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (693 episodes, 1998-2015)
...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (461 episodes, 2006-2016)
James Carter Cathcart ...
 James / ... (460 episodes, 1998-2015)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (425 episodes, 1998-2015)
Eric Stuart ...
 James / ... (435 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (416 episodes, 1998-2007)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (406 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (384 episodes, 2006-2015)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (339 episodes, 2006-2016)
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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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Trivia

Upon being told that Pokémon was going to be shown worldwide, director Masamitsu Hidaka decided to phase Brock out of the Orange Islands season, fearing American audiences would perceive him as a racist stereotype towards asians. However, when his character recieved strong positive reception, he was brought back into the series. See more »

Goofs

In one episode, an Exeggcute evolves into an Exeggutor without a Leaf Stone. This Pokémon requires the Leaf Stone to evolve - it can not evolve through experience points. See more »

Quotes

Misty: Isn't that color a little bright for a ninja?
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Crazy Credits

Many times during the credits now, a Pokémon Karaokémon will play - this is where a jukebox will come up on the screen and a song will play, while the word come up on the screen, and a short video clip is shown. See more »

Connections

Followed by Pokémon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Battle Frontier
(ninth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler and David Wolfert
Performed by Jason Appleton
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Best cartoon series yet!
17 November 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series has to be, by far, one of the more superior ones on TV these days. It's fun, hilarious, has action, adventure, and morals. Being almost 20, the moral part does not appeal to me, but at least since its geared to kids, they are trying to teach them lessons, instead of just fighting and what not. This show and Super Mario Brothers Super Show/The Legend of Zelda cartoons are the only three shows based on video games that I have liked. Excellent animation and plotlines, and even better than the game in some aspects, in my opinion. I can never wait until the new ep airs on the WB channel each Saturday! I don't think Pokemon should be, or is only for little kids! I think its for anyone who really loves the show/game!


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