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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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 Kojiro / ... 813 episodes, 1997-2014
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 Narrator / ... 774 episodes, 1997-2016
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 Musashi / ... 737 episodes, 1997-2017
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 Wobbuffet / ... 769 episodes, 1997-2016
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 Nyarth / ... 689 episodes, 1997-2017
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 Steven Stone 638 episodes, 2002-2016
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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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| (200 episodes) | (Per Episode) | (192 episodes)

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Trivia

Although Pokémon is a series that internationally renews it's theme song style regularly with new singers, fans in the Netherlands have successfully battled for the return of singer Herman van Doorn multiple times over the years. See more »

Goofs

In one episode, an Exeggcute evolves into an Exeggutor without a Leaf Stone. This Pokémon requires the Leaf Stone to evolve - it can not evolve through experience points. See more »

Quotes

Ash: It's following Pikachu around like its a streaker or something,
Brock Harrison: Huh Ash you mean a STALKER!
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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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Referenced in Erkan & Stefan gegen die Mächte der Finsternis (2002) See more »

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This Dream
(seventh theme song)
Written by John Siegler and David Rolfe
Performed by David Rolfe
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A Childhood Memory
19 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

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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