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?
Two Pokemon, Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan, were named after two famous martial artists, 'Bruce Lee' and 'Jackie Chan'. See more
Despite what the show frequently implies with Pikachu's attacks, electrical attacks can NEVER harm ground types. See more
Pikachu, our lucky star is shining today!
Where? I don't see it. How can you see a star in the middle of the day?
I don't mean it's actually shining!
First season has a "Poke Rap" segment prior to the end credits, combining the names of the (original 150) Pokemon into a rap-style song. There are 5 different segments like this total, adding up to the total 150. Home video releases featured the complete Poke Rap, combining all 5 parts. See more
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