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8 September 1998 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Gotta catch 'em all!
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The adventures of Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu, who travel across many regions in hopes of being regarded as a Pokemon master. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 12 of 274)
Ikue Ohtani ... Pikachu / ... (775 episodes, 1998-2015)
Daniel Nicodème ... Narrator (760 episodes, 1998-2013)
Rodger Parsons ... Narrator / ... (660 episodes, 1998-2015)
Kayzie Rogers ... Wobbuffet / ... (530 episodes, 1998-2015)

Sarah Natochenny ... Ash Ketchum / ... (446 episodes, 2006-2016)
James Carter Cathcart ... James / ... (429 episodes, 1998-2015)
Eric Stuart ... Brock / ... (416 episodes, 1998-2006)
Rachael Lillis ... Jessie / ... (391 episodes, 1998-2015)
Veronica Taylor ... Ash Ketchum / ... (387 episodes, 1998-2006)
Michele Knotz ... Jessie / ... (378 episodes, 2006-2015)
Madeleine Blaustein ... Meowth / ... (365 episodes, 1998-2006)
Bill Rogers ... Brock / ... (331 episodes, 2006-2016)
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Series Directed by
Kunihiko Yuyama (409 episodes, 2003-2015)
Norihiko Sutô (345 episodes, 2006-2013)
Masamitsu Hidaka (274 episodes, 1998-2009)
Tetsuo Yajima (51 episodes, 2013-2015)
Toshiaki Suzuki (2 episodes, 1999)
Tom Wayland (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Satoshi Tajiri (826 episodes, 1998-2015)
Junichi Masuda (201 episodes, 2004-2015)
Ken Sugimori (201 episodes, 2004-2015)
Atsuhiro Tomioka (38 episodes, 1999-2015)
Yukiyoshi Ohashi (38 episodes, 2003-2015)
Junki Takegami (35 episodes, 1998-2015)
Shinzô Fujita (31 episodes, 1998-2015)
Shoji Yonemura (30 episodes, 2010-2015)
Takeshi Shudo (18 episodes, 1998-2003)
Akemi Omode (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
Shigeki Sonoda (11 episodes, 2011-2014)
Kathy Pilon (7 episodes, 2001-2004)
Hideki Sonoda (5 episodes, 1998-2014)
David Sartorius (5 episodes, 2002-2003)
Masashi Sogo (5 episodes, 2010)
Stewart Ferris (4 episodes, 2003-2004)
Crispin Freeman (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Norman J. Grossfeld (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Michael Haigney (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Thomas D. Sullivan (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
John Touhey (3 episodes, 1998-1999)

Series Produced by
Tim Werenko .... producer (220 episodes, 2008-2015)
Kenji Okubo .... executive producer / executive producer: swedish version (189 episodes, 2010-2015)
Toshifumi Yoshida .... producer / line producer / ... (183 episodes, 2010-2015)
Takuro Muratsubaki .... producer / assistant producer (176 episodes, 2010-2015)
Shûkichi Kanda .... animation producer (165 episodes, 1998-2014)
Shigehiro Tanaka .... producer (152 episodes, 2011-2015)
Choji Yoshikawa .... associate producer (133 episodes, 1998-2013)
Takemoto Mori .... producer (73 episodes, 1998-2012)
Yui Kudo .... assistant producer (59 episodes, 2012-2013)
Gareth Howells .... line producer: swedish production (55 episodes, 2013-2015)
Gakuji Nomoto .... associate producer (54 episodes, 2013-2015)
Takeshi Ikuta .... assistant producer (41 episodes, 2013-2014)
Yu Izuoka .... assistant producer (33 episodes, 2011)
Yasuhiro Usui .... producer (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
John Hershberger .... assistant producer / co-producer (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hiroshi Tsuouki .... producer (28 episodes, 2010-2011)
Dina Hawana .... associate producer: DuArt Film & Video (25 episodes, 2015)
Akiko Odawara .... producer (22 episodes, 2010)
Susumu Matsuyama .... producer (22 episodes, 2015)
Hiroyuki Kato .... animation producer (21 episodes, 2015)
Hilary Thomas .... assistant producer: duart film & video inc (16 episodes, 2013)
Daniela Baggio Morano .... line producer (10 episodes, 2012)
Norman J. Grossfeld .... executive producer / producer (6 episodes, 1998-2004)
Alfred Kahn .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1998-2004)
Tom Kenney .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1998-2004)
Tsunekazu Ishihara .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
Keisuke Iwata .... producer (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
Takayuki Yanagisawa .... producer (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
Michael Haigney .... voice producer (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
 
Series Original Music by
John Loeffler (342 episodes, 1998-2013)
Shinji Miyazaki (159 episodes, 1998-2015)
Manny Corallo (79 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ed Goldfarb (63 episodes, 2013-2015)
Go Ichinose (48 episodes, 2010-2015)
Hitomi Sato (47 episodes, 2010-2015)
David Wolfert (36 episodes, 2010-2012)
Shota Kageyama (35 episodes, 2011-2015)
Minako Adachi (34 episodes, 2011-2015)
Morikazu Aoki (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
John Lissauer (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Hisao Shirai (578 episodes, 2003-2015)
Motoaki Ikegami (464 episodes, 1998-2007)
 
Series Film Editing by
Toshio Henmi (200 episodes, 1998-2015)
Yutaka Ita (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Casting by
Armen Mazlumian (1 episode, 1999)
 
Series Art Direction by
Katsuyoshi Kanemura (184 episodes, 1998-2015)
 
Series Production Management
Tsunekazu Ishihara .... production supervisor (184 episodes, 2010-2015)
Hiroyuki Kato .... production manager (154 episodes, 2010-2014)
Donaven Brines .... production supervisor (48 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kazuomi Koga .... assistant director (68 episodes, 2010-2015)
Yûji Asada .... assistant director (65 episodes, 1999-2015)
Shigeru Ueda .... assistant director (62 episodes, 2010-2015)
Ken'ichi Nishida .... assistant director (55 episodes, 2011-2015)
Tetsuo Yajima .... assistant director (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ken Koyama .... assistant director (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Yoshitaka Makino .... assistant director (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
Humihiro Yoshimura .... assistant director (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
Masahiko Watanabe .... assistant director (18 episodes, 2004-2015)
Hirokazu Hanai .... assistant director (17 episodes, 2011)
Hirokazu Yamazaki .... assistant director (17 episodes, 2011)
Tomokazu Iwasaki .... assistant director (16 episodes, 2011)
Nobutaka Chikahashi .... assistant director (13 episodes, 2010)
Yuriko Sugaya .... assistant director (13 episodes, 2010)
Hideaki Ôba .... assistant director (13 episodes, 2010)
Yorifusa Yamaguchi .... assistant director (11 episodes, 2013-2015)
Fumio Maezono .... assistant director (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
Yoshio Takeuchi .... assistant director (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Yoshifumi Sueda .... assistant director (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Fumihiro Yoshimura .... assistant director (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shinji Seya .... assistant director (5 episodes, 2014)
Yoshinobu Tokumoto .... assistant director (4 episodes, 2011)
Hiromasa Amano .... assistant director (4 episodes, 2013-2015)
Mamoru Kobayashi .... assistant director (4 episodes, 2014)
Hiroshi Uchida .... assistant director (4 episodes, 2014)
Takenori Kawada .... assistant director (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Hirotaka Tomiyasu .... assistant director (3 episodes, 2014-2015)
Daiki Tomiyasu .... assistant director (3 episodes, 2014)
Shigeru Ômachi .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1999-2004)
Cho Kobayashi .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kiyoshi Matsuda .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2015)
Masahiro Sekino .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Art Department
Yusuke Ohmura .... conceptual character artist (120 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kenkichi Toyama .... conceptual character artist (119 episodes, 2010-2014)
Atsuko Nishida .... conceptual character artist / storyboard artist (118 episodes, 2010-2014)
Takao Unno .... conceptual character artist (118 episodes, 2010-2014)
Hiroki Fuchino .... conceptual character artist (117 episodes, 2010-2014)
Hironobu Yoshida .... conceptual character artist (113 episodes, 2010-2014)
Motofumi Fujiwara .... conceptual character artist (109 episodes, 2010-2014)
Shigeki Morimoto .... conceptual character artist (103 episodes, 2010-2014)
Eric Medalle .... logo designer (102 episodes, 2011-2015)
Mana Ibe .... conceptual character artist (89 episodes, 2011-2014)
Hyunjung Lee .... conceptual character artist (89 episodes, 2011-2014)
Megumi Mizutani .... conceptual character artist (89 episodes, 2011-2014)
Tomohiko Ohkubo .... conceptual character artist (89 episodes, 2011-2014)
Reiko Tanoue .... conceptual character artist (89 episodes, 2011-2014)
Saya Tsuruta .... conceptual character artist (88 episodes, 2011-2014)
Maiko Fujiwara .... conceptual character artist (87 episodes, 2011-2014)
Tomohiro Kitakaze .... conceptual character artist (87 episodes, 2011-2014)
Keiko Moritsugu .... conceptual character artist (82 episodes, 2011-2013)
Yûji Asada .... storyboard artist (80 episodes, 1999-2015)
Norihiko Sutô .... storyboard artist (73 episodes, 2010-2014)
Shigeru Ueda .... storyboard artist (68 episodes, 2010-2015)
Takaomi Kanasaki .... storyboard artist (63 episodes, 2010-2015)
Kunihiko Yuyama .... storyboard artist (58 episodes, 2010-2014)
Hiroyuki Yamada .... storyboard artist (57 episodes, 2010-2014)
Jeremy Perkins .... logo designer (56 episodes, 2012-2013)
Kazuomi Koga .... storyboard artist (51 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ken'ichi Nishida .... storyboard artist / conceptual character artist (50 episodes, 2011-2014)
Hiromasa Amano .... storyboard artist (49 episodes, 2011-2015)
Tetsuo Yajima .... storyboard artist (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
Kanako Eo .... conceptual character artist (36 episodes, 2010-2014)
Ken Koyama .... storyboard artist (34 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jun Okutani .... conceptual character artist (31 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rena Yoshikawa .... conceptual character artist (31 episodes, 2010-2011)
Asuka Iwashita .... conceptual character artist (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Muneo Saito .... conceptual character artist (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Aimi Tomita .... conceptual character artist (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hiroyuki Yagi .... conceptual character artist (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Emi Yoshida .... conceptual character artist (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Satoshi Ota .... conceptual character artist (28 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hyonjyon Ri .... conceptual character artist (27 episodes, 2010-2011)
Takenori Kawada .... storyboard artist (27 episodes, 2012-2014)
Hiroyuki Goto .... conceptual character artist (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Masamitsu Hidaka .... storyboard artist (23 episodes, 1999-2011)
Hitoyuki Matsui .... storyboard artist (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hideaki Ôba .... storyboard artist (19 episodes, 2010-2011)
Humihiro Yoshimura .... storyboard artist (18 episodes, 2012)
Yoshitaka Makino .... storyboard artist (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Fumihiro Yoshimura .... storyboard artist (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Yoh Miura .... storyboard artist (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Yoshifumi Sueda .... storyboard artist (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Masakatsu Iijima .... storyboard artist (8 episodes, 2014-2015)
Kaori Higuti .... storyboard artist (6 episodes, 2014-2015)
Fumio Maezono .... storyboard artist (6 episodes, 2014-2015)
Hitoshi Ariga .... conceptual character artist (6 episodes, 2014)
Yuki Kawamoto .... conceptual character artist (6 episodes, 2014)
Mayo Otani .... conceptual character artist (6 episodes, 2014)
Noriyuki Yoshino .... color key (5 episodes, 2011)
Takahiro Ikezoe .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2014-2015)
Mitsuko Kase .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2014)
Nobuo Tomizawa .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2014)
So Toyama .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2014)
Daiki Tomiyasu .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Hirotaka Tomiyasu .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2014-2015)
Yuta Murano .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2015)
Lorraine Campo .... graphics (2 episodes, 1998)
Miguel Oldenburg .... graphics (2 episodes, 1998)
Tom D. Reiner .... graphics (2 episodes, 1998)
Angela Rivera .... graphics supervisor (2 episodes, 1998)
Alexis Rothberg .... graphics supervisor (2 episodes, 1998)
Norimichi Yoshino .... color coordinator (2 episodes, 1998)
Yoshito Hata .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Yorifusa Yamaguchi .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
Tetsu Kimura .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Sound Department
Alon Namdar .... sound effects editor / sound re-recording mixer / ... (252 episodes, 2005-2015)
Masafumi Mima .... sound recording director / sound director (196 episodes, 1998-2015)
Carmen Borgia .... sound supervisor (191 episodes, 2008-2013)
Michiyoshi Minamisawa .... sound recording producer (185 episodes, 2010-2015)
Takeshi Nishina .... sound recording producer (184 episodes, 2010-2015)
Nobuhira Hirano .... recording coordinator (183 episodes, 2010-2015)
Daisuke Jinbo .... sound effects supervisor (183 episodes, 2010-2015)
Ryôko Nashimoto .... recording assistant (182 episodes, 2010-2015)
Tom Wayland .... adr engineer / voice director (145 episodes, 2010-2015)
Joseph Shalack .... adr engineer (144 episodes, 2003-2006)
Haruki Sato .... sound recording manager (99 episodes, 2012-2014)
Eli Cohn .... sound mixer / sound re-recording mixer (92 episodes, 2009-2011)
Kevin Wilson .... sound mixer (68 episodes, 2008-2009)
Bjarne Heuser .... sound supervisor / adr engineer / ... (63 episodes, 2012-2015)
Akiko Nakamura .... sound recording manager (56 episodes, 2010-2011)
Paul Levin .... sound editor (52 episodes, 1998-2000)
Rich Macar .... final mixer / sound supervisor (37 episodes, 1998)
August Ekström .... adr engineer (27 episodes, 2012-2013)
Katsuhiro Ono .... sound recording manager (27 episodes, 2015)
Mikael Regenholz .... adr engineer (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Robin Rönnbäck .... adr engineer (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Makoto Sato .... sound effects editor (23 episodes, 2015)
Michael Chobot .... sound re-recording mixer (19 episodes, 2011)
Theresa Buchheister .... adr engineer (12 episodes, 2015)
Joe Barbaria .... sound recording engineer (2 episodes, 1998)
Frank Gencorelli .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1998)
Ron London .... adr engineer / adr engineer editor (2 episodes, 1998)
Paul Special .... sound recording engineer (2 episodes, 1998)
Keith Weaver .... sound manager (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Special Effects by
Tatsunori Nishimura .... special effects (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
Yuji Asada .... special effects (3 episodes, 2009-2014)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Kôichirô Satô .... cg director / cg supervisor / ... (113 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yutaka Ono .... cgi designer / cg director / ... (102 episodes, 2011-2014)
Shinji Ikegami .... compositor (98 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yumiko Morimoto .... compositor (98 episodes, 2010-2014)
Tôru Sugawara .... compositor (98 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kazuhiro Udagawa .... compositor (98 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yuji Shirai .... compositor (97 episodes, 2010-2014)
Naohisa Haijima .... compositor (96 episodes, 2010-2014)
Hiroshi Yoshida .... compositor (96 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yuko Orikasa .... compositor (94 episodes, 2010-2014)
Koichi Gonda .... compositor (93 episodes, 2010-2014)
Masaya Yamashiro .... cgi designer (89 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kairi Kaneda .... cgi designer (88 episodes, 2010-2014)
Minako Abe .... cgi designer (86 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yurie Tadano .... compositor (83 episodes, 2010-2013)
Fujiko Tabata .... compositor (82 episodes, 2010-2013)
Yumiko Mizuwake .... compositor (81 episodes, 2010-2013)
Ryota Ito .... cgi designer (81 episodes, 2011-2014)
Tateaki Koike .... compositor (76 episodes, 2010-2013)
Hironori Ookubo .... cgi designer (72 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jun Toyoshima .... cgi designer (72 episodes, 2011-2014)
Naoto Ishida .... cgi designer (69 episodes, 2011-2014)
Osamu Karasawa .... cgi designer (69 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ryota Tsuruda .... cgi designer (69 episodes, 2011-2014)
Syo Gima .... cgi designer (67 episodes, 2011-2013)
Chinatsu Matsukura .... cgi designer (66 episodes, 2011-2014)
Tatsuya Kubota .... cgi designer (60 episodes, 2011-2014)
Yasushi Kimura .... compositor (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Makoto Sato .... cgi designer (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
Shingo Yoshida .... cgi designer (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
Masato Ando .... compositor (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Masashi Kobayashi .... cgi designer (17 episodes, 2010-2011)
Takuto Yamauchi .... cgi designer (15 episodes, 2010)
Eri Ishida .... cgi designer (13 episodes, 2014)
Hiroshi Ishikawa .... cgi designer (13 episodes, 2014)
Shinji Morohashi .... cgi designer (13 episodes, 2014)
Tamotsu Nagai .... cgi designer (13 episodes, 2014)
Sho Sugisawa .... cgi designer (13 episodes, 2014)
Szuhan Chen .... compositor (12 episodes, 2014)
Naoto Inaba .... compositor (12 episodes, 2014)
Riho Kurematsu .... compositor (12 episodes, 2014)
Masashi Kishi .... cgi designer (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Yuji Yoshikai .... cgi designer (11 episodes, 2014)
Saisuke Chiba .... compositor (10 episodes, 2014)
Yusuke Oozone .... cgi designer (10 episodes, 2014)
Noriko Sato .... cgi designer (9 episodes, 2013)
Hiroki Kamiyama .... cgi designer (8 episodes, 2014)
Yuri Naito .... cgi designer (8 episodes, 2014)
Tie Furuyama .... compositor (7 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Animation Department
Yôichi Kotabe .... animation supervisor (193 episodes, 1998-2015)
Noriyuki Yoshino .... color key artist (187 episodes, 2010-2015)
Toshihito Hirooka .... executive animation director / character designer / ... (179 episodes, 2000-2015)
Susumu Fukunaga .... scene planning (136 episodes, 2011-2014)
Shun'ya Yamada .... character designer / executive animation director (125 episodes, 2010-2014)
Izumi Shimura .... animation director / key animator (112 episodes, 1998-2015)
Masaaki Iwane .... animation director / key animator (107 episodes, 1999-2015)
Kunihiko Natsume .... animation director (101 episodes, 2009-2015)
Tomohiro Koyama .... animation director (98 episodes, 2010-2015)
Atsushi Ogata .... animation director (96 episodes, 2010-2014)
Megumi Kôno .... cgi producer (95 episodes, 2011-2014)
Yuki Saito .... animation checker / inbetween animation checker / ... (87 episodes, 2003-2014)
Takashi Shinohara .... animation director / key animator (83 episodes, 2011-2015)
Kaori Itô .... animation checker (82 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yumiko Noguchi .... background artist (81 episodes, 2010-2014)
Mizuho Tajima .... animation director / key animator / ... (71 episodes, 2003-2015)
Akie Nagata .... background artist (70 episodes, 2010-2014)
Masaki Mayuzumi .... background artist (70 episodes, 2010-2013)
Sumiko Aihara .... background artist (63 episodes, 2011-2013)
Mayumi Usuda .... background artist (61 episodes, 2010-2013)
Yasutoshi Kawai .... background artist / executive animation director (61 episodes, 2011-2014)
Junji Kobayashi .... animation checker (61 episodes, 2011-2014)
Akihiro Tamagawa .... animation director / key animator (55 episodes, 2010-2015)
Yasuaki Muto .... background artist (53 episodes, 2011-2013)
Kiyomi Obara .... background artist (52 episodes, 2011-2013)
Mayumi Yokodan .... background artist (49 episodes, 2011-2014)
Akira Takeuchi .... animation director (48 episodes, 2010-2011)
Rieko Shimizu .... background artist (48 episodes, 2011-2013)
Kazuhiro Takahashi .... background artist (46 episodes, 1999-2013)
Tatsuyia Annoura .... animation director (46 episodes, 2012-2014)
Choji Yoshikawa .... animation coordinator (46 episodes, 2013-2015)
Masato Tanaka .... background artist (44 episodes, 2011-2013)
Sanae Sanaka .... background artist (43 episodes, 2011-2013)
Yoshihiro Tanaka .... animation checker (42 episodes, 2011-2012)
Takashi Okamura .... animation checker (42 episodes, 2012-2014)
Keiko Kanemura .... background artist (41 episodes, 2011-2013)
Yuki Sonoda .... background artist (41 episodes, 2011-2013)
Norihiro Yoshikawa .... background artist (40 episodes, 2011-2013)
Hisae Ohmiya .... background artist (39 episodes, 2011-2013)
Hitomi Yoshida .... background artist (39 episodes, 2011-2013)
Mateusz Wozniczka .... title sequence animator (39 episodes, 2013-2014)
Akino Kojima .... background artist (38 episodes, 2011-2013)
Marcin Hendiger .... title sequence animator (34 episodes, 2013-2014)
Piotr Lipa .... title sequence animator (34 episodes, 2013-2014)
Masateru Yoshimura .... animation checker (33 episodes, 2012-2014)
Chizuru Sakata .... background artist (31 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kazuhiro Ono .... animation director (31 episodes, 2011)
Yunmo Lee .... background artist (30 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kenjiro Ito .... scene planning (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Minefumi Harada .... animation director / color key artist (30 episodes, 2011)
Shino Ikeda .... animation director (30 episodes, 2011)
Masahiro Kitazato .... animation director (30 episodes, 2011)
Husayo Ohtani .... animation director (30 episodes, 2011)
Fujika Enomoto .... animation checker / in-between checker / ... (26 episodes, 1999-2011)
Toshio Miyahara .... scene planning (26 episodes, 2015)
Ken Itakura .... animation checker (25 episodes, 2011)
Tomoko Katsube .... animation checker (25 episodes, 2011)
Shinichi Murooka .... animation checker / inbetween animator (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Yukari Ogawa .... background artist (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Atsushi Watanabe .... background artist (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Hiroyuki Furukawa .... animation director (20 episodes, 2010-2014)
Yeonjoo Kim .... background artist (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Miyuki Mochizuki .... animation checker (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Masatoshi Muto .... background artist (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ayumi Ookubo .... animation checker (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Michiko Nozu .... animation checker (20 episodes, 2011)
Hajime Ohtsuka .... animation checker (19 episodes, 2011)
Mai Tsutsumi .... animation director (19 episodes, 2013-2015)
Kazue Kishita .... animation director (18 episodes, 2010)
Yutaka Arai .... animation checker / second key animator (16 episodes, 2011)
Katsumi Takao .... cgi background / background artist (13 episodes, 1999-2015)
Keiko Kenemura .... background artist (13 episodes, 2011)
Miyuki Katayama .... animation director (12 episodes, 2013-2015)
Kanae Matsunaga .... animation director / assistant animation director (12 episodes, 2013-2015)
Yumi Abe .... animation checker / inbetween animator (10 episodes, 2011-2014)
Riko Nakaya .... animation director / key animator (9 episodes, 2011-2015)
Noboru Huruse .... animation director (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shousuke Okamura .... background artist (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Robert Niedziolka .... title sequence animator (8 episodes, 2015)
Lukasz Suchenek .... title sequence animator (8 episodes, 2015)
Shinji Matsuda .... animation director / key animator (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Makoto Shiraishi .... cgi background (7 episodes, 2015)
Takako Numata .... color supervisor / animator / ... (6 episodes, 1999-2004)
Akiko Hibino .... background artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Sanae Miyauchi .... background artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Kuniko Hamano .... key animator (6 episodes, 2003-2013)
Shinji Seya .... animation director (6 episodes, 2014)
Michiyo Matsuda .... cgi background (6 episodes, 2015)
Shintaro Nagisa .... cgi background (6 episodes, 2015)
Hiromi Sakai .... animation director (6 episodes, 2015)
Minayo Shimoda .... cgi background (6 episodes, 2015)
Kaori Higuchi .... storyboard artist / key animator (5 episodes, 2011-2015)
Isao Fukuchi .... background artist (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kazuma Furukawa .... animation director (5 episodes, 2014)
Hiroyuki Tanaka .... animation director (5 episodes, 2014)
Hiroshi Uchida .... animation director (5 episodes, 2014)
Yuume Kurihara .... cgi background (5 episodes, 2015)
Kanako Kuwabara .... cgi background (5 episodes, 2015)
Yukiko Takahashi .... color supervisor / color checker (4 episodes, 1999-2004)
Hiromi Funatsu .... key animator (4 episodes, 2004-2013)
Shûkichi Kanda .... animation producer (4 episodes, 2011)
Reiko Shimizu .... background artist (4 episodes, 2011)
Kunihiro Arai .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Rina Fujiwara .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Haruna Gohzu .... animation director (4 episodes, 2014)
Tomomi Iwase .... background artist / animation director (4 episodes, 2014)
Kazumi Kataoka .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Misa Kitahara .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Akiko Mikami .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Tomomi Oomura .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Keito Saito .... animation director (4 episodes, 2014)
Shigehito Saka .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Risa Watanabe .... background artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Sayuri Ichiishi .... character designer / animation director (3 episodes, 1998-2015)
Yusaku Takeda .... key animator / animation director (3 episodes, 1999-2011)
Fumiko Kon .... key animator (3 episodes, 1999-2004)
Tokio Ueno .... animator (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Takahiro Kuroishi .... key animator / animation director (3 episodes, 2000-2015)
Kahoru Hirata .... key animator (3 episodes, 2003-2011)
Keiko Shimizu .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004-2013)
Yumi Edano .... animator / clean up animation / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
Ayako Maeda .... animator / clean up animation / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
Kayo Oshima .... color checker / animator / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
Chieko Hisha .... key animator / second key animator (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Minami Takai .... animation checker (3 episodes, 2014)
Yumiko Kinoshita .... key animator (2 episodes, 1999-2011)
Reiko Nakanishi .... animator / color checker (2 episodes, 1999-2011)
Shintaro Horikoshi .... animation checker / inbetween checker (2 episodes, 1999-2004)
Sato Kuribayashi .... in-between artist / inbetween checker (2 episodes, 1999-2004)
Chiaki Numata .... animator (2 episodes, 1999-2004)
Minoru Kato .... key animator (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kyoko Takenoya .... key animator (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Seizô Toma .... key animator (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Youko Tomaru .... animator (2 episodes, 1999)
Ayako Tanaka .... animator / colorist (2 episodes, 2000-2004)
Midori Yamakubo .... key animator (2 episodes, 2003-2011)
Yoshio Chizaki .... key animator (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kumiko Shishido .... animation director (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mitsuko Moriyama .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004-2011)
Masato Nishikawa .... animation director / key animator (2 episodes, 2011-2015)
Maiko Katsuki .... inbetween animator / key animator (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Masayo Matsumoto .... key animator (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Senri Ikehara .... key animator (2 episodes, 2011)
Noriko Itô .... key animator (2 episodes, 2011)
Kazuomi Koga .... animator / clean up animation (2 episodes, 2011)
Emi Mori .... key animator (2 episodes, 2011)
Hiromi Naganawa .... key animator (2 episodes, 2011)
Aya Onaga .... animator / clean up animation (2 episodes, 2011)
Keita Saitô .... animation director (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
Yuume Kurihaara .... cgi background (2 episodes, 2015)
Kyôko Niimura .... animation director (2 episodes, 2015)
Kumi Shimura .... animation director (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ryô Naitô .... editor: video / video editing (177 episodes, 2010-2015)
Jin Nogawa .... editing assistant (177 episodes, 2010-2015)
Hollie Beg .... editorial supervisor (133 episodes, 2010-2015)
Chase Voorhees .... on-line editor / opening sequence editor / ... (132 episodes, 2009-2013)
David Numrich .... editorial supervisor (84 episodes, 2011-2013)
Wolfgang Baur .... editorial supervisor (74 episodes, 2010-2013)
Daniel J. Edelman .... on-line editor / opening sequence editor (62 episodes, 2011-2013)
Mateusz Wozniczka .... on-line video editor (57 episodes, 2012-2014)
Marcin Hendiger .... on-line video editor (51 episodes, 2013-2014)
J.C. Cameron Brueckner .... on-line editor (42 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tim Hove .... editorial supervisor (37 episodes, 2013-2015)
Eric Heath .... editorial supervisor (35 episodes, 2013-2015)
Piotr Lipa .... on-line video editor (35 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jim Chaliz .... on-line editor / on-line video editor (35 episodes, 2014-2015)
Eric Haddock .... editorial supervisor (24 episodes, 2015)
Katherine Fang .... editorial supervisor (22 episodes, 2013)
Blaise Selby .... editorial supervisor (17 episodes, 2010)
Shawn Gauvain .... on-line video editor (15 episodes, 2013)
Michael McGourin .... editor: US version / on-line editor: English version (14 episodes, 2007)
Marc Berliner .... on-line video editor (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Robert Niedziolka .... on-line video editor (10 episodes, 2015)
Lukasz Suchenek .... on-line video editor (10 episodes, 2015)
Nicholas Wiczynski .... on-line editor (9 episodes, 2015)
Konrad Drzymala .... on-line video editor (6 episodes, 2012)
Dan Hubp .... editor: PokéRap (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Music Department
John Loeffler .... composer: pokémon theme / composer: Black and White / ... (89 episodes, 1998-2014)
Dom Capuano .... music producer: theme music / arranger and composer: theme song (81 episodes, 1998-2000)
Susan Shufro .... music editor (81 episodes, 1998-2000)
Julian Schwartz .... music producer (78 episodes, 2000-2004)
Ed Goldfarb .... arranger: pokémon theme / composer: pokémon theme (68 episodes, 2013-2015)
Jason Paige .... lead vocals: pokémon theme (66 episodes, 2013-2015)
Manny Corallo .... music editor (62 episodes, 1998-2013)
Milton Nelson .... composer: additional music (51 episodes, 2001-2006)
David Wolfert .... producer: Black and White / composer: Black and White / ... (48 episodes, 2010-2013)
John Siegler .... composer: pokémon theme / composer: theme / ... (44 episodes, 1998-2014)
Akhil Gopal .... additional score / music editor (28 episodes, 2015)
Robert Watson .... composer: additional music (26 episodes, 2001-2006)
Erin Bowman .... performer: Black and White / performer: "Black and White" (25 episodes, 2011)
Kathryn Raio .... performer: Rival Destinies / performer: It's Always You and Me (21 episodes, 2012-2013)
Benoit Grey .... composer: additional music (17 episodes, 2002-2006)
Alex Nackman .... performer: Rival Destinies (12 episodes, 2012)
Neal Coomer .... performer: It's Always You and Me (9 episodes, 2013)
David Kos Rolfe .... arranger: theme / lyrics: theme / ... (4 episodes, 1998-2002)
Joel Douek .... music editor (2 episodes, 1999)
Adam Elk .... performer: We Will Carry On! (2 episodes, 2010-2011)

Andre Betts .... rapper: "Viridian City" (unknown episodes)
Michael Brady .... assistant music producer (unknown episodes)
Elaine Caswell .... background singer: "Everything Changes" and "Viridian City" (unknown episodes)
Neil Jason .... background singer: "Viridian City" (unknown episodes)
Liz Lysinger .... music editor (unknown episodes)
John McCurry .... musician: electric guitar, "Viridian City" (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Atsuhiro Tomioka .... series construction (181 episodes, 2010-2015)
Daisuke Masutani .... assistant coordinator / production secretary (161 episodes, 2011-2015)
Phaedra Long .... support staff (159 episodes, 2010-2015)
James Carter Cathcart .... script adaptor / script translator (157 episodes, 2010-2015)
Mayumi Kobayashi .... translator / script adaptor / ... (144 episodes, 2010-2015)
Tom Wayland .... voice director / script timer: english version / ... (144 episodes, 2010-2015)
Ryo Arai .... assistant coordinator (133 episodes, 2010-2014)
Shinsuke Sakamoto .... production secretary (127 episodes, 2010-2013)
Yuta Ochiai .... assistant coordinator (118 episodes, 2010-2013)
Toshinobu Matsumiya .... character staging (110 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kenji Matsushima .... character staging (110 episodes, 2010-2014)
Bill Rogers .... script timer: english version / script timer (110 episodes, 2010-2014)
Kouji Nishino .... character staging (109 episodes, 2010-2014)
Mikako Fitzsimmons .... support staff (101 episodes, 2010-2013)
Masahiko Watanabe .... assistant coordinator (95 episodes, 2011-2014)
Kenji Ohta .... assistant coordinator (90 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jay Blake .... localization coordinator: swedish version / support staff (85 episodes, 2013-2015)
Masakazu Kubo .... planner (70 episodes, 1998-2011)
Takahito Hikita .... assistant coordinator (69 episodes, 2012-2014)
Erika Hirashima .... assistant coordinator (69 episodes, 2012-2014)
Hilary Thomas .... production supervisor: swedish version / production supervisor (68 episodes, 2013-2015)
Bjarne Heuser .... voice director: SDI Media / script timing: SDI Media / ... (67 episodes, 2012-2015)
John Hershberger .... script supervisor / support staff (66 episodes, 2006-2011)
Kenji Kataoka .... assistant coordinator (66 episodes, 2010-2011)
Shigeki Yasuda .... assistant coordinator (66 episodes, 2010-2011)
Eric Heath .... localization producer / localization coordinator / ... (66 episodes, 2012-2015)
Takuya Kitamura .... production secretary (65 episodes, 2010-2011)
Yosuke Nishiyama .... assistant coordinator (61 episodes, 2010-2011)
Fumiya Ito .... assistant coordinator / staging coordinator (61 episodes, 2012-2014)
Shin'ichirô Tsuzuki .... planner (58 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sachiko Kimura .... support staff (58 episodes, 2013-2015)
Mitomu Asai .... planner (57 episodes, 2013-2015)
Shota Koja .... assistant coordinator (56 episodes, 2012-2013)
Takahiko Mutô .... assistant coordinator (55 episodes, 2012-2014)
Mikitaka Sudo .... assistant coordinator (55 episodes, 2012-2013)
Karolina Cossy .... production coordinator: swedish version / production assistant: swedish version (54 episodes, 2013-2014)
August Ekström .... voice director: swedish version / script timer: swedish version / ... (53 episodes, 2010-2013)
Robin Rönnbäck .... voice director: swedish version / script timer: swedish version / ... (50 episodes, 2011-2013)
Norea Sjöquist .... production coordinator: swedish version (47 episodes, 2013-2015)
Mikael Regenholz .... voice director: swedish version / script timer: swedish version / ... (42 episodes, 2011-2013)
Ktsuhito Sohma .... assistant coordinator (40 episodes, 2011-2012)
Christa Hylton .... script timer: english version (38 episodes, 2013-2015)
Charlie Sweitzer .... production assistant (37 episodes, 1998-2006)
Yuuki Hijita .... assistant coordinator (36 episodes, 2011)
Takashi Iguma .... assistant coordinator (36 episodes, 2011)
Daichi Katayama .... assistant coordinator (36 episodes, 2011)
Tarou Tanaka .... assistant coordinator (36 episodes, 2011)
Katherine Fang .... support staff (36 episodes, 2012-2013)
Donaven Brines .... support staff (35 episodes, 2011)
Hitoshi Iijima .... assistant coordinator (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Syouichi Munakata .... assistant coordinator (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
David Numrich .... script supervisor (30 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kazumi Tanaka .... assistant coordinator (29 episodes, 2010-2011)
Minami Yabe .... assistant coordinator (29 episodes, 2013-2014)
Hisashi Takashima .... assistant coordinator (27 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nozomi Aminaka .... production secretary (27 episodes, 2015)
Tadashi Kubota .... support staff (23 episodes, 2015)
Fumika Saga .... assistant coordinator (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Magnus Veigas .... script adaptor: swedish version (12 episodes, 2014)
Theresa Buchheister .... voice director (12 episodes, 2015)
Kazuki Kawagoe .... assistant coordinator (11 episodes, 2014)
Isamu Kikuti .... assistant coordinator (11 episodes, 2014)
Beata Cieslak .... production assistant: SDI Media (10 episodes, 2012)
Junko Maeda .... assistant coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Maho Oba .... assistant coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Mitsuaki Oisi .... assistant coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Hiroshi Osawa .... assistant coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Haluno Tasaka .... assistant coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Jenny Liljewråål .... script translation: SDI Media (9 episodes, 2015)
Beata Marchewa .... production coordinator: swedish version (9 episodes, 2015)
Marta Monck .... production coordinator: swedish version (9 episodes, 2015)
Pawel Przedlacki .... production coordinator: swedish version (9 episodes, 2015)
Tim Hove .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 2010)
Tisha Ford .... production associate (2 episodes, 1998)
Crispin Freeman .... adaptations (2 episodes, 1998)
Joseph P. Garrity .... representative: 4Kids Entertainment (2 episodes, 1998)
Norman J. Grossfeld .... adaptations (2 episodes, 1998)
Michael Haigney .... adaptations / voice director / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Sheldon Hirsch .... representative: Summit Media Group (2 episodes, 1998)
Larry Juris .... voice producer (2 episodes, 1998)
Takashi Kawaguchi .... planner (2 episodes, 1998)
Jim Malone .... voice director (2 episodes, 1998)
Takeshi Shudo .... series supervisor (2 episodes, 1998)
Thomas D. Sullivan .... adaptations (2 episodes, 1998)
Paul Taylor .... translator (2 episodes, 1998)
John Touhey .... adaptations (2 episodes, 1998)
Eric Tyler .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1998)
Sam Weisberg .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1998)
Kunihiko Yuyama .... executive director (2 episodes, 1998)

Matthew J. Clark Sr. .... language adaptor: English (unknown episodes)
Tony Salerno .... voice director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Hiro Nakamura .... special thanks (2 episodes, 1998)
Kenji Okubo .... special thanks (2 episodes, 1998)
Gail Tilden .... special thanks (2 episodes, 1998)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Galactic Battles" - USA (twelfth season title)
"Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors" - USA (thirteenth season title)
"Pokémon Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension" - USA (eleventh season title)
"Pokémon: Advanced" - USA (sixth season title)
"Pokémon: Advanced Battle" - USA (eighth season title)
"Pokémon: Advanced Challenge" - USA (seventh season title)
"Pokémon: Battle Frontier" - USA (ninth season title)
"Pokémon: Black & White" - USA (fourteenth season title)
"Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl" - USA (tenth season title)
"Pokémon: Johto League Champions" - USA (fourth season title)
"Pokémon: Master Quest" - USA (fifth season title)
"Pokémon: The Adventures in the Orange Islands" - USA (second season title)
"Pokémon: The Johto Journeys" - USA (third season title)
"Pokemon: Indigo League" - USA (first season title)
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Runtime:
24 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Brazil:Livre | Canada:G (Quebec) | Canada:G (TV rating) | Iceland:L | Mexico:A | Netherlands:MG6 | Netherlands:6 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:6 (TV rating) | New Zealand:G | UK:U | UK:(Banned) (one episode) | USA:TV-Y | USA:TV-Y7 (some episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In "Ash Catches A Pokémon" Ash sees Pidgeotto, it is eating a worm and this is the first non-Pokémon animal to be seen in the show.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In one episode Brock's Geodude participates in an all-Fighting Pokemon tournament. A Geodude, however, is NOT fighting, it's rock/ground. In the original card series there was no rock or ground type, only fighting type to represent all three types.See more »
Quotes:
Lily Williams:[to Seel] Which side are you rooting for?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
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40 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
A Childhood Memory, 19 December 2006
Author: pocketjg from United Kingdom

Whenever I think of Pokemon my heart sinks, but in a good way! It reminds me of my younger life (this is like four years ago by the way :P) This was easily my first and most-loved animes because it outlines my childhood from 10 - 14 when everyone liked it, not that everyone carried on liking it like I did. The original series of Pokemon is by far the best, and I really enjoyed the Johto saga, however recently Pokemon has gone down hill.

The story lines are repetitive and so similar to the original series, and the newest one (Diamond and Pearl) looks to make things worse. I saw the first episode of it (in Japanese) and I loved it until the last 5-10 mins where I thought "Yey! No Ash or Team Rocket!" I should have kept my mouth shut. They crammed Ash AND Team Rocket trying to steal Pikachu.

But afterall, it really is a children's epic story :) I just feel so bad that they've changed the voice actors after 10 years. It's really ruined it for me and I'm sure many other fans of the programme.

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