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?
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
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
James of Team Rocket
Thundershock, Thunderbolt... I've been destroyed by Pikachu's attacks so many times I know them all by heart.
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
Born to Be A Winner
(fourth theme song)
Written by John Siegler
and John Loeffler
Produced and Arranged by Neil Jason
Performed by David Kos Rolfe See more