Pokemon - Information


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Synopsis: Pokémon are peculiar creatures with a wide range of different skills and appearances; Many people, known as Pokémon coaches, capture and train, usually with the intention of fighting others. The young Satoshi not only dreamed of becoming a Pokémon coach, but also a "Pokémon Master" and, upon his 10th birthday, he finally has a chance to make this dream come true. Unfortunately for him, all three Pokémon available to beginner coaches have already been claimed and only Pikachu, a rebel electric type Pokémon, remains. However, this casual meeting would mark the beginning of a lifelong friendship and an epic adventure!

Starting from a journey to become the best, Satoshi and Pikachu travel through beautiful extensive regions with their friends Kasumi, a water -like coach, and Takeshi, a rock coach. But the danger hides around every corner. The infamous team rocket is always around, seeking to steal powerful Pokémon through harmful schemes. It will fit Satoshi and his friends frustrate his efforts, as he also strives to win the eight Pokémon gym badges he will need to challenge the Pokémon League and eventually claim the title of Pokémon Master.

Table of Content
- Information
- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
- Related


See below all important information about the anime: Pokemon

Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Pokemon
  • Anime Name in Japanese: ポケットモンスター
  • Anime Name in English: Pokémon
  • Other names: Pocket Monsters, Indigo League, Adventures on the Orange Islands, The Johto Journeys, Johto League Champions, Master Quest

Production information

  • Producers: TV Tokyo, TV Tokyo Music, Studio Jack
  • Licensors: VIZ Media, 4Kids Entertainment
  • Studios: OLM

Anime Information

  • Duration: 24
  • Date: April 1, 1997 - November. 14, 2002 - Thursdays in 1900 (JST)
  • Genres: Action, adventure, comedy, fantasy
  • Subjects: Unknown
  • Target: Kids

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Pokemon": 

  • The name "Pokemon" comes from the junction of the words "pocket" (pocket) and "monster".
  • Pikachu was chosen as a franchise mascot for being considered the cutest and most charismatic among the first 151 Pokemons.
  • The anime was inspired by a video game released in 1996 for the game boy.
  • The episode "Dennō Senshi Porygon" (or "PORYGON Electric Soldier") caused a major incident in 1997, when the episode exhibition caused seizures in about 700 children in Japan. Since then, the episode has never been screened.
  • The character Brock was created to be a stereotype of a Japanese young man who loves anime and manga, with his big eyes and hair spiked.
  • The anime has already been dubbed in more than 80 languages, including Klingon, a fictional language created for the Star Trek series.
  • The franchise's creator, Satoshi Tajiri, is known to be a great collector of insects in childhood, which inspired him to create pokemons as creatures that can be captured and collected.
  • The episode "Holiday Hi-Jynx" (or "Jynx Holidays") has been criticized for portraying Pokemon Jynx with racist features such as thick lips and black skin. Since then, the character's appearance has changed.
  • The anime has had over 1000 episodes and is still produced to this day.
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Manga and Products from Pokemon

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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Pokemon"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Ash Ketchum (Fábio Lucindo) - protagonist of the series, a young Pokémon coach determined to become a Pokémon master.
  • Pikachu (Ikue Otani) - The most famous Pokémon in the series, Ash's inseparable companion and one of the most powerful.
  • Misty (Marcia Regina) - One of Ash's first companions, gym leader and aquatic Pokémon specialist.
  • Brock (Alfredo Rollo) - Another Ash companion, a stone -type Pokémon specialist and gym leader.
  • James (Márcio Araújo) - One of the villains of the series, member of Team Rocket and Jessie's partner.
  • Jessie (Isabel de Sá) - Another villain of the series, team member and James's partner.
  • MEOWTH (Armando Tiraboschi) - Team Rocket's talking Pokémon, which helps the duo in their evil plans.

Summary and events

  1. Ash Ketchum begins his journey as a Pokémon coach in the city of Pallet.
  2. He receives his first Pikachu Pokémon from Professor Oak.
  3. Ash meets Misty and Brock, who join him on his journey.
  4. They face various challenges and gym battles to gain insignia and qualify for the Pokémon League.
  5. During his journey, Ash and his friends find several legendary Pokémon, including Mewtwo and Lugia.
  6. They also face the Rocket team, which is always trying to steal their Pokémon.
  7. Ash competes in the Pokémon League, but is defeated in the finals.
  8. He continues his journey and eventually arrives in the Kalos region, where he meets new friends and faces new challenges.
  9. Ash finally wins Alola's Pokémon League and becomes a Master Pokémon.
  10. He continues his journey and faces new challenges in other regions.

What happens in the end?

As Pokemon is a franchise with several different media and stories, there is no unique ending for the work. Each season of the anime, game or manga has its own conclusion. In addition, the story is still produced and new adventures are constantly added. Therefore, it is not possible to summarize the end of Pokemon's work in general.


See below the list of games available for different platforms related to anime: Pokemon

  • Pokémon Red/Blue (Game Boy)
  • Pokémon Yellow (Game Boy)
  • Pokémon Gold/Silver (Game Boy Color)
  • Pokémon Crystal (Game Boy Color)
  • Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire (Game Boy Advance)
  • Pokémon FireRed/LeafGreen (Game Boy Advance)
  • Pokémon Emerald (Game Boy Advance)
  • Pokémon Diamond/Pearl (Nintendo DS)
  • Pokémon Platinum (Nintendo DS)
  • Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver (Nintendo DS)
  • Pokémon Black/White (Nintendo DS)
  • Pokémon Black 2/White 2 (Nintendo DS)
  • Pokémon X/Y (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Pokémon Sun/Moon (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Pokémon Sword/Shield (Nintendo Switch)

See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Pokemon

  • Pokémon: O Movie - Mewtwo Contra-Ataca
  • Pokémon: O Movie 2000 - O Poder de Um
  • Pokémon: O Movie 3 - O Feitiço dos Unown
  • Pokémon: O Movie 4 - Celebi, a Voz da Floresta
  • Pokémon: O Movie 5 - Heróis
  • Pokémon: O Movie 6 - Jirachi, o Realizador de Desejos
  • Pokémon: O Movie 7 - Alma Gémea
  • Pokémon: O Movie 8 - Lucario e o Mistério de Mew
  • Pokémon: O Movie 9 - Pokémon Ranger e o Lendário Templo do Mar
  • Pokémon: O Movie 10 - O Pesadelo de Darkrai
  • Pokémon: O Movie 11 - Giratina e o Cavaleiro do Céu
  • Pokémon: O Movie 12 - Arceus e a Joia da Vida
  • Pokémon: O Movie 13 - Zoroark, Mestre das Ilusões
  • Pokémon OVA: Mewtwo Returns
  • Pokémon Special: Pokémon: A Origem

The list may not contain all games, movies, OVAs, or specials. The work may also have not received any extras or be unavailable.

Meaning of Pokemon

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • ポケット (POKETTO) - Pocket
  • モンスタモンスタモンスタ (Monsutā) - Monster
The name of the anime "ポケットモンスタモンスタ" (Poketto Monsutā) means "pocket monsters" in Japanese. The anime is based on the "Pokémon" video game, where players capture and train creatures called Pokémon, which can be stored in a kind of pocket device called Pokébola. The anime follows the journey of a young Pokémon coach named Ash Ketchum, who travels the world to become a Pokémon master.

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Questions and Answers FAQ

How many episodes have the anime Pokemon?

Pokemon has a total of 276 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.

Where to watch the anime Pokemon?

You can watch the anime on Crunchyroll, Netflix, or any other streaming site where the work is available.

Pokemon - Continuation and New Season?

The decision to produce new seasons of the anime Pokemon usually depends on several factors, such as DVD/Blu-ray sales, merchandising, popularity of the original material. These information can be found throughout the page.

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