Pokémon (1998– )

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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. ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Daniel Nicodème ...
 Narrator (764 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (659 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (543 episodes, 1998-2013)
Eric Stuart ...
 Brock / ... (421 episodes, 1998-2008)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (387 episodes, 1998-2013)
...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (370 episodes, 2006-2014)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (358 episodes, 1998-2006)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Misty / ... (360 episodes, 1998-2008)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
 James / ... (336 episodes, 1998-2014)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (334 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (306 episodes, 2006-2014)
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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

Ash's starter Pokemon was going to be Clefairy but was swapped for Pikachu to make it appealing for boys and girls alike. See more »

Goofs

In an early episode, Flint (Brock's father) says that Brock's mother passed away. In a later episode, Brock's mother is actually in the episode alive. See more »

Quotes

Jessie: That is the Fushia Gym.
James of Team Rocket: It looks to me like a Japanese restaurant.
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Crazy Credits

The Pokemon logo makes one last appearance at the very end of the credits, after the Summit Media Group bumper. See more »

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Alternate-language version of Poketto monsutâ - Daiyamondo pâru (2006) See more »

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Diamond & Pearl
(tenth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler and David Wolfert
Performed by "Breeze" Barcynski
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The opinion of a longtime fan
2 July 2008 | by (..) – See all my reviews

Okay, I'm a Pokemon fan. I'm not going to sit here and deny it. Yes, it is quite a "kiddy" show. But I WAS just a kid when I first got into it, which was around nine years ago. I played all of the games that were out at that time, and watched this show religiously. I was a devoted fan to both the show and the games for around three years. Then I sort of grew tired of it and lost interest. Just recently I came across the Sapphire game I'd gotten a few years back and played it a while and realised how much I loved the games. It really took me back to those happy times. Anyway, I've been watching the first season of the show lately, and I love it. Even now that I'm older I can still enjoy this show for what it is, a cute and fun anime. The first few seasons are absolutely timeless; the first season itself is an epic in every single way possible. I recently caught a few of the newer episodes and was horrified at how bad this show has become. It just doesn't FEEL like Pokemon anymore. Not to mention I've lost track at how many new Pokemon there are. What happened to the good old days with Ash, Brock and Misty? Well, I still personally love this show, and I'll continue to watch since it's been so long since I watched it. I might even look for the games if I get the time; it'd be great to play Red or Yellow again. Basically, I love Pokemon, and for someone like me it will never get old and I'll always treasure the memories.


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