Pokémon(TV show/series, 1997-)

Original title: "ポケモン" (Japanese/JA)
| 22min per episode | Genres: Action & Adventure, Animation

Scripted Reality in 21 seasons with 1,028 episodes

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Pokémon (ポケモン, Pokemon), abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター, Poketto Monsutā) and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets, concurrently airing in 124 countries worldwide. It is part of the Pokémon media franchise, based on Nintendo's Pokémon video game series. The Pokémon animated series is split up into six chronologically sequential series in Japan, split up by the version of the video game series the anime takes inspiration from: the original series, the Advanced Generation series, the Diamond & Pearl series, the Best Wishes! series, the XY series, and the newest, the Sun & Moon series. In the international broadcasts, these six series are split into 21 separate seasons. These anime series are accompanied by spin-off programming, consisting of Pokémon Chronicles, a series of side stories featuring characters in the anime that are not its current cast of main characters, and the live action variety and Pokémon-related news shows of Weekly Pokémon Broadcasting Station, Pokémon Sunday, Pokémon Smash!, and Pokémon Get TV, premiering in late 2013. The Pokémon anime series was largely credited ... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Pokémon

nominated for: Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Cartoon

About Pokémon

Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.

Trailer for Pokémon + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us Teaser Trailer(Trailer, 1:26)

Pokémon Seasons and Episodes

10/05/2017Sun & Moon: Ultra Adventures - 44 episodes
When Ash sees the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala in a dream, he makes a promise to them. But when he wakes up, he can’t remember what it was! Will the strange Pokémon called Nebby help jog his memory? Along with their new friend and the rest of the students at the Pokémon School, Ash and Pikachu explore the Aether Foundation, an organization dedicated to Pokémon conservation and care. But it may not be as innocent as it seems, and Ash and his friends will have to work together to protect the people and Pokémon they care about as they face a mysterious power like nothing they have ever seen.
11/17/2016Sun & Moon - 43 episodes
What starts as a summer vacation in the tropical Alola region turns into the next exciting chapter in Ash Ketchum’s quest to become a Pokémon Master! There’s plenty for Ash and Pikachu to explore in this sunny new region, with exciting new Pokémon to discover and interesting people to learn from along the way—including the cool Professor Kukui and the fun-loving Samson Oak. More new faces will help guide Ash’s Alolan adventure, in the form of a group of skilled Trainers—Kiawe, Lana, Mallow, and Sophocles—and a mysterious research assistant called Lillie. Frequent foes Team Rocket have also made the trip to Alola, looking to swipe some high-powered new Pokémon. But they have some heavy competition on the villainy front: the ruffians of Team Skull, who delight in causing chaos and may have more sinister intentions…
10/28/2015XYZ - 49 episodes
Follow Ash, Pikachu, and their friends as they explore the deepest mysteries of the Kalos region! Team Flare has plans for the Legendary Pokémon Zygarde and the secret it holds. Alain's ongoing search for the source of Mega Evolution intersects with our heroes' adventures. And true to Gym Leader Olympia's prediction, Ash and his Frogadier will work together to reach surprising new heights!
11/13/2014XY: Kalos Quest - 45 episodes
10/17/2013XY - 48 episodes
10/11/2012Black & White: Adventures in Unova - 45 episodes
09/22/2011Black & White: Rival Destinies - 49 episodes
09/23/2010Black & White - 48 episodes
01/07/2010Diamond and Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors - 34 episodes
12/04/2008Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles - 53 episodes
11/08/2007Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension - 52 episodes
08/28/2006Diamond and Pearl - 52 episodes
10/06/2005Battle Frontier - 45 episodes
09/09/2004Advanced Battle - 53 episodes
09/04/2003Advanced Challenge - 52 episodes
11/21/2002Advanced - 40 episodes
08/09/2001Master Quest - 65 episodes
08/03/2000Johto League Champions - 52 episodes
10/14/1999The Johto Journeys - 41 episodes
01/28/1999Adventures on the Orange Islands - 36 episodes
04/01/1997Indigo League - 82 episodes
07/18/1998Specials - 68 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: Japan
Based on: "Pokémon"
Made by: Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, TV Tokyo, 4Kids Entertainment, Shogakukan Production, The Summit Media Group, Inc.
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translations: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 04/01/1997
Latest episode released on: 08/23/2018
Voice Actor: Yōko Hikasa, Akeno Watanabe, Kaori, Tomokazu Seki, Megumi Hayashibara, Inuko Inuyama
Creator: Satoshi Tajiri, TV Tokyo, Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, TV Tokyo Medianet
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):

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