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Takeshi Shudo
Satoshi Tajiri (original concept)
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Release Date:
21 July 2000 (USA) See more »
One person can make all the difference
Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Veronica Taylor ... Ash Ketchum / Delia Ketchum (voice: English version)
Rachael Lillis ... Misty / Jessie (voice: English version)
Madeleine Blaustein ... Meowth (voice) (as Addie Blaustein)
Eric Stuart ... James / Squirtle / Brock (voice: English version)
Ikue Ôtani ... Pikachu (voice)
Ted Lewis ... Tracey Sketchit (voice: English version) (as Ed Paul)
Amy Birnbaum ... Melody (voice: English version)

Tara Sands ... Maren / Bulbasaur (voice: English version) (as Tara Jayne)
Stuart Zagnit ... Prof. Samuel Oak (voice: English version) (as Stan Hart)
Neil Stewart ... The Collector (aka Lawrence III) (voice: English version)
Eric Rath ... Lugia (voice: English version)
Matthew Sussman ... Slowking (voice: English version) (as Nathan Price)
Kayzie Rogers ... Prof. Felina Ivy / Mr. Mime (voice: English version)
Michelle Goguen ... Carol (voice: English version)
Robert O'Gorman ... TV Newscaster (voice: English version)
Jack Taylor ... Reporter (voice: English version)
Norman Altman ... Village Elder (voice: English version)
Emily Niebo ... (voice: English version)

Megan Hollingshead ... Computer (voice: English version)
Roger Kay ... (voice: English version)
Rodger Parsons ... Narrator (voice: English version) (as Ken Gates)
John Corallo ... (voice: English version)
Cassidy Kahn ... (voice: English version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Satomi Koorogi ... Togepi (voice)
Arturo Mercado ... Lugia (voice: Spanish version)
Shin'ichirô Miki ... Charizard / Staryu (voice)
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Directed by
Michael Haigney 
Kunihiko Yuyama 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Takeshi Shudo 
Satoshi Tajiri  original concept

Produced by
Kathryn A. Borland .... associate producer (english adaptation)
Takashi Kawaguchi .... executive producer
Masakazu Kubo .... executive producer
Yukako Matsusako .... producer
Takemoto Mori .... producer
Choji Yoshikawa .... producer
Original Music by
John Lissauer 
John Loeffler 
Ralph Schuckett 
Production Management
Barbara Russo .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Art Department
John Alvin .... poster artist
Motofumi Fujiwara .... character concept artist
Shigeki Mori .... character concept artist
Atsuko Nishida .... character concept artist
Ken Sugimori .... character concept artist
Sound Department
Jamie Baker .... adr recordist
Richard King .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Jamie Hallett .... digital artist
Dave Salter .... digital artist
Editorial Department
Emily Gumpel .... assistant film editor
Cathy Rait .... color timer
Bill Daly .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Music Department
Richard Bronskill .... orchestrator
Benoit Grey .... composer: additional music
Tim Kelly .... orchestrator
Milton Nelson .... composer: additional music
Julian Schwartz .... music production manager
Talley Sherwood .... music scoring engineer
Ryan Shore .... music preparation
Susan Shufro .... music editor
Robert Watson .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Norman J. Grossfeld .... adaptor: English
Michael Haigney .... adaptor: English

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pokémon 2" - USA (short title)
"Pokémon: The Power of One" - USA (literal title)
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102 min | USA:99 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

This movie revealed Ash's mother first name, Delia. As well as Professor Oak's first name, Samuel.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Ash places the third treasure in the shrine we hear the "knocking" sound of it touching the pedestal before he places it there.See more »
Melody:What are you coming for?
Misty:To find Ash. And before you start saying it's because I secretly like him, don't. Because I don't.
Melody:Hey, chill out. You sure are sensitive about someone whose not your boyfriend.
Misty:He's not my boyfriend! He's a boy and he's a friend, but he's not a boyfriend!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in On Cinema Film Guide (2013) (VG)See more »
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
I liked it., 27 June 2006
Author: ajitter89 from United States

People should Stop Talking trash about this excellent movie. There is adventure and action, comic situations, good morals, adorable characters (PIKACHU & TOGEPI), beautiful animation, super script, suspenseful events, and everything you can think of that makes an all around great movie, even better. It is also a great way to inspire children that they can make a difference, no matter when times are hard. It Also influences kids That friends are the most powerful tool of all, and can help you when you are down, and out. Very, very cool, and Very, Very Exciting. To simply sum up my point, BOTH KIDS AND PARENTS WILL BOTH ENJOY THIS MOVIE!!!!

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argh.. this movie wasnt /that/ bad lovexander
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It really was a good movie oldbondsie
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A great movie for Green Bay Packer fans to enjoy pikachu_fan_number_9
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