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Pokémon 

Poketto monsutâ (original title)
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 / ... 1,048 episodes, 1997-2018
Rica Matsumoto ...  Satoshi / ... 867 episodes, 1997-2017
Rodger Parsons ...  Narrator / ... 803 episodes, 1997-2018
Shin'ichirô Miki ...  Kojiro / ... 745 episodes, 1997-2014
Unshô Ishizuka ...  Narrator / ... 741 episodes, 1997-2016
Kayzie Rogers ...  Wobbuffet / ... 770 episodes, 1997-2016
Megumi Hayashibara ...  Musashi / ... 704 episodes, 1997-2017
Inuko Inuyama ...  Nyarth / ... 689 episodes, 1997-2017
Yûji Ueda ...  Takeshi / ... 676 episodes, 1997-2015
Christopher Collet ...  Steven Stone 638 episodes, 2002-2016
Sarah Natochenny ...  Ash Ketchum / ... 548 episodes, 2005-2018
James Carter Cathcart ...  James / ... 537 episodes, 1997-2018
Michele Knotz ...  Jessie / ... 484 episodes, 2005-2018
Rachael Lillis ...  Jessie / ... 426 episodes, 1997-2015
Eric Stuart ...  James / ... 436 episodes, 1997-2007
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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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Official Sites:

Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

8 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pokemon the Series See more »

Filming Locations:

Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Orange Islands (Second Season) is the only time a region has been made purely for the series and not based on the regions seen in the games this series is based upon. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

James of Team Rocket: Thundershock, Thunderbolt... I've been destroyed by Pikachu's attacks so many times I know them all by heart.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Spin-off Pokémon: A Great Journey (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Unbeatable
(eighth theme song)
Written by John Siegler and David Rolfe
Performed by David Rolfe
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Lost interest, but it was still a cute show.
22 August 2006 | by joestank15See all my reviews

A 4. something on IMDb? It was better than that. If everyone's going to diss their childhood, w/e. But I'm not going to act like I didn't like I didn't watch the show and play the games every Saturday. The early episodes were best. Best episodes where the ones involving Charmander (and his forms to come), Primeape, The Cinnabar Island gym match, and the Indigo Plateau finals. Also that one where Ash fights the gym owner that has the Dragonite. The Johto episodes were just too drawn out. I mean, there are like 20 cities inbetweeen EACH gym battle, when they're all so close together in the games. It's ridiculous. And yes, those damn Pokemon were damn cute. By the end Team Rocket was just really annoying. But I just stopped caring near the end of it. They just kept adding to the list of Pokemon. First it was 150, than 250, and the list just kept growing higher and higher.......The games where better by the end of it. But it was still a fine fad, and still good for little kids.


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