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Pokémon 

Poketto monsutâ (original title)
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Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his Pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the Pokemon master.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ikue Ôtani ...  Pikachu / ... 945 episodes, 1997-2019
Rica Matsumoto ...  Satoshi / ... 875 episodes, 1997-2019
Rodger Parsons ...  Narrator / ... 838 episodes, 1997-2019
Kayzie Rogers ...  Wobbuffet / ... 769 episodes, 1997-2016
Unshô Ishizuka ...  Narrator / ... 711 episodes, 1997-2016
Shin'ichirô Miki ...  Kojiro / ... 708 episodes, 1997-2014
Megumi Hayashibara ...  Musashi / ... 693 episodes, 1997-2017
Inuko Inuyama ...  Nyarth / ... 689 episodes, 1997-2017
Yûji Ueda ...  Takeshi / ... 638 episodes, 1997-2017
Christopher Collet ...  Steven Stone 637 episodes, 2000-2016
Sarah Natochenny ...  Ash Ketchum / ... 614 episodes, 2005-2019
James Carter Cathcart ...  James / ... 582 episodes, 1997-2019
Michele Knotz ...  Jessie / ... 520 episodes, 2005-2019
Rachael Lillis ...  Jessie / ... 426 episodes, 1997-2015
Eric Stuart ...  James / ... 437 episodes, 1997-2007
Veronica Taylor ...  Ash Ketchum / ... 416 episodes, 1997-2006
Madeleine Blaustein ...  Meowth / ... 409 episodes, 1997-2007
Bill Rogers ...  Brock / ... 379 episodes, 1998-2019
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Storyline

Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the likes of Team Rocket, as well as other evil organizations, as well as battling rivals, and meeting legendary Pokémon. Written by ZeroG1

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Gotta catch 'em all!


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Trivia

Primeape, Noctowl, Pidgeotto, Palpitoad, Krokorok and Muk were the only Pokémon caught by Ash when they were in their second evolutionary form. However, of these, Palpitoad, Korkorok and Pidgeotto are the only Pokémon capable of evolving further, as the latter two eventually did. Pikachu and Snorlax would also count for this but their pre-evolved forms had not yet been revealed when Ash obtained them and only Pikachu is capable of evolving further. See more »

Goofs

Despite what the show frequently implies with Pikachu's attacks, electrical attacks can NEVER harm ground types. See more »

Quotes

Misty: Just when you give him a break, he has to be a nice guy, too.
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Crazy Credits

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 words come up on the screen, and a short video clip is shown. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 4Kids version included removing suggestive content and changing the fate of several characters, as well as editing the story to be much lighter and kid friendly in tone for the US release. Such edits as removal of written Japanese characters on various signs, billboards,etc.; cigar or anything that's a tobacco product, alcoholic like beverages, and any scenes that seem too violent. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Moms (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

We Will Be Heroes
(eleventh theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler and David Wolfert
Performed by Kirsten Price
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User Reviews

****:perfect 4 stars,quite possibly one of the most entertaining anime's somewhat based on a terrific game around.
25 April 1999 | by PJS-5See all my reviews

A truly,truly wonderful anime,mix in a good amount of heart & music,kick up a little pokemon battling mayhem,& 2 main story parts make it a crumb of a bit better than the game,(Misty & Brock following with ash,the team rocket group),true contrary to popular belief it's not 80-100% accurate to the show,it's more 60% accurate,but it has been said that the show is based on the upcoming Yellow version,& the story changes are usually for the better,& the humor on this show is well paced in such as the known comic anime "Samurai Pizza Cats" so in some ways you don't have to be a big video game fan to enjoy this one.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pokémon: The Johto Journeys See more »

Filming Locations:

Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,293,377
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (200 episodes) | (Per Episode) | (192 episodes)

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Mono | Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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