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
Gotta catch 'em all!
Did You Know?
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
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
Isn't that color a little bright for a ninja?
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
(ninth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler
and David Wolfert
Performed by Jason Appleton See more