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
We have a proud tradition of failure to uphold.
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
Spoofed in Mad: Pokémon Park/WWER
Diamond & Pearl
(tenth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler
and David Wolfert
Performed by "Breeze" Barcynski See more