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Pokémon 

Poketto monsutâ (original title)
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Ash Ketchum, his yellow pet Pikachu, and his human friends explore a world of powerful creatures.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ikue Ôtani ...  Pikachu / ... 950 episodes, 1997-2020
Rica Matsumoto ...  Satoshi / ... 871 episodes, 1997-2020
Rodger Parsons ...  Narrator / ... 872 episodes, 1997-2020
Kayzie Rogers ...  Wobbuffet / ... 769 episodes, 1997-2016
Unshô Ishizuka ...  Narrator / ... 644 episodes, 1997-2016
Shin'ichirô Miki ...  Kojiro / ... 648 episodes, 1997-2020
Megumi Hayashibara ...  Musashi / ... 641 episodes, 1997-2020
Inuko Inuyama ...  Nyarth / ... 693 episodes, 1997-2020
Sarah Natochenny ...  Ash Ketchum / ... 664 episodes, 2005-2020
Yûji Ueda ...  Takeshi / ... 619 episodes, 1997-2017
Christopher Collet ...  Steven Stone 637 episodes, 2000-2016
James Carter Cathcart ...  James / ... 610 episodes, 1997-2020
Michele Knotz ...  Jessie / ... 553 episodes, 2005-2020
Rachael Lillis ...  Jessie / ... 428 episodes, 1997-2015
Eric Stuart ...  James / ... 438 episodes, 1997-2007
Veronica Taylor ...  Ash Ketchum / ... 418 episodes, 1997-2006
Erica Schroeder ...  Wobbuffet / ... 400 episodes, 2000-2020
Bill Rogers ...  Brock / ... 400 episodes, 1998-2020
Madeleine Blaustein ...  Meowth / ... 410 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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Trivia

Drew is the first (and so far, only) regular character to be from a movie only location. His hometown is LaRousse City, which was the location where Pokémon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004) took place. 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

Pikachû: Pi, ka, chu.
Kasumi: Fine, fine, too.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The English version (as "Pokémon") 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

Referenced in Fresh Off the Boat: Where Are the Giggles? (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Pokémon Theme
(first theme song)
Written by John Siegler and John Loeffler
Performed by Jason Paige
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User Reviews

THIS ROCKS!!!
6 December 1998 | by Bad_Karma96See all my reviews

This show is one of the best on the air! It is also the best Game Boy game ever made! It remains partially true to (the game.) It tells the adventures of Ash, Misty, and Brock as they search for all 150 Pokemon. There is only one word to describe this show: Great!


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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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