Pokémon (anime)

Japanese anime television series

Pokémon (abbreviated from Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター, Poketto Monsutā)) is a Japanese anime series. It is part of the Pokémon media franchise which is owned by Nintendo. It has been brought to many other places, including North America, Europe, and Australia. The United States dub was originally made by 4Kids Entertainment; starting in 2006 the dub has been made by Pokémon USA.

Pokémon
International Pokémon logo.svg
English logo
ポケットモンスター
(Poketto Monsutā)
GenreAction, adventure, fantasy
Anime television series
Directed byKunihiko Yuyama (Chief Director)
Masamitsu Hidaka (1997–2006)
Norihiko Sudō (2006–2013)
Yūji Asada (2010)
Tetsuo Yajima (2013–2016)
Daiki Tomiyasu (Deputy Director: 2015–2016; Director: 2016–present)
Written byTakeshi Shudo (1997–2000)
Atsuhiro Tomioka (2006–2016)
Aya Matsui (2016–present)
Music byShinji Miyazaki
Hirokazu Tanaka (openings)
Manny Corallo
John Loeffler (4Kids and TPCi Music Dub: 1998-2013)
Ed Goldfarb[1] (TPCi Music Dub: 2014-Present)
StudioOLM, Inc.
Team Ota (1997–2006)
Team Iguchi (2006–2009)
Team Kato (2010–present)
Licensed by
Original networkTV Tokyo
English network
List
Original run April 1, 1997 – present
Episodes1179 (List of episodes)
Specials
  • 8 TV specials (3 full-length, 5 normal-length)
  • 25 side-story episodes

Not long after Pokémon Red and Blue (the first Pokémon video games outside of Japan) were released, the anime was created. It was first broadcast in Japan in early 1997, and in the United States in late 1998. The anime started what has been called "Pokémania", which meant that after the anime came out, it became very popular among children, and many parents assumed it was a fad and no one would care about it in a couple years. However, it was never cancelled, and it is still running, and continues to maintain a fanbase consisting of people of all ages.

The anime shows the adventures of Ash Ketchum, a 10-year-old Pokémon trainer who has many adventures, meeting many new people and Pokémon.

A number of Pokémon films have also been made that relate to the anime. The first one was Pokémon: The First Movie (released on 1998 in Japan and on 1999 in North America). They are still being made.

There are various bad guys in Pokemon like Team Rocket, Team Plasma, Team Flare, Team Galactic, Team Aqua and Team Magma.

Danish Voice CastEdit

  • Christian Damsgaard – Abe (sæson 21)
  • Sonny Lahey – AC (sæson 8 - 2015)
  • Annevig Schelde Ebbe – Acerola (sæson 21)
  • Laura Wendel Thygesen – Acerola (sæson 21)
  • Niclas Mortensen – Alain
  • Michael Hasselflug – Alder
  • Ann Hjort – Anela (sæson 21)
  • Maja Iven Ulstrup – Anna (sæson 21)
  • Julie Lund – Aria (sæson 17-18-19)
  • Mathias Klenske – Ash Ketchum
  • Lucas Lomholt Eriksen – Ash Ketchum (sæson 17)
  • Ann Hjort – Betjent Jenny
  • Nadin Reiness – Betjent Jenny (sæson 10)
  • Estrid Ebba Böttiger – Betjent Jenny (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Betjent Jenny (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Mette Skovmark – Betjent Jenny (sæson 21)
  • Mia Aunbirk – Bonnie
  • Peter Holst-Bech – Brock Harrison
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Cameron (sæson 15 - 2015)
  • Sandra Bothmann – Camille (sæson 23)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Carrie (sæson 17)
  • Julie Lund – Carrie (sæson 18)
  • Ann Hjort – Catherine (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Alexandre Willaume – Cedric Juniper (sæson 15-16 - 2012-2013)
  • Estrid Ebba Böttiger – Celosia (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Julie Lund – Celosia (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Clara Oxholm – Cerah (som lille i sæson 21)
  • Clara Oxholm – Cerah (sæson 21)
  • Kristoffer Schnack Tellefsen – Chester (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Chili (sæson 15 - 2012)
  • Sandra Bothmann – Chrysa (sæson 23 - 2020)
  • Sonny Lahey – Cilan
  • Julie Lund – Claris (sæson 18)
  • Ann Hjort – Clay (som ung)
  • Alex Høgh Andersen – Clemont (sæson 17-18)
  • Silas Victor Phillipson – Clemont (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Julie Lund – Concetta (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Estrid Ebba Böttiger – Cosette (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Peter Aude – Dan (sæson 23)
  • Annevig Schelde Ebbe – Dawn
  • Jan Tellefsen – Decidueyes Træner (sæson 21)
  • Ann Hjort – Delia Ketchum
  • Vibeke Dueholm – Delia Ketchum
  • Julie Lund – Delia Ketchum (sæson 16)
  • Mette Skovmark – Delia Ketchum (sæson 23)
  • Josephine S. Ellefsen – Delphox (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Troells Walther Toya – Den Maskerede Royal (sæson 21)
  • Torben Sekov – Dexter
  • Mikkel Boe Følsgaard – Drew
  • Julie Lund – Eclairisse (sæson 17)
  • Mikkel Hansen – Faba (sæson 20-21 - 2018-2020)
  • Torben Sekov – Fortæller
  • Ann Hjort – Fru Makani (sæson 20 - 2017)
  • Peter Zhelder – Gale Magma (sæson 21)
  • Christian Damsgaard – Gary Oak (sæson 1-2)
  • Mikkel Boe Følsgaard – Gary Oak (sæson 5-)
  • Julie Lund – Gena (sæson 18)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Georgia
  • Allan Klie – Ghetsis (sæson 16)
  • Peter Zhelder – Giovanni (sæson 1,21 & 23)
  • Sonny Lahey – Giovanni (sæson 14)
  • Allan Klie – Giovanni (sæson 16)
  • Torben Sekov – Giovanni (sæson 2)
  • Mikkel Christiansen – Giovanni (sæson 5,13)
  • Laurids Skovgaard Andersen – Gladion (som lille i sæson 21)
  • Laurids Skovgaard Andersen – Gladion (sæson 21)
  • Helmer Solberg – Goh (sæson 23)
  • Michael Elo – Gozu (sæson 21)
  • Michael Elo – Hala (sæson 21)
  • Mette Skovmark – Harper (sæson 21)
  • Peter Zhelder – Hobbes (sæson 21)
  • Simon Nøiers – Horace (sæson 23)
  • Mikkel Hansen – Hr. Electrisk (sæson 21)
  • Sonny Lahey – Icarus (som ung)
  • Michael Elo – Ikani (sæson 21)
  • Christian Vincent Jung – Ilima (sæson 21)
  • Malene Tabart – Iris
  • Thomas Kirk – James
  • Ann Hjort – Jessie
  • Sandra Bothmann – Jinny (sæson 23)
  • Michael Elo – Kagetora (sæson 21)
  • Julie Lund – Kaleigh (sæson 17)
  • Julie Lund – Kazalie (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Mikkel Christiansen – Kellyn (sæson 10)
  • Mads Hjulmand – Kiawe (sæson 21)
  • Mette Skovmark – Kira (sæson 23)
  • Natascha Jessen – Korrina (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Louise Engell – Korrina (sæson 23)
  • Troells Walther Toya – Kukui (sæson 21)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Kylan
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Lacy
  • Christian Damsgaard – Lake (sæson 21)
  • Sophie Marie Jeppesen – Lana (som lille i sæson 21)
  • Sophie Marie Jeppesen – Lana (sæson 21)
  • Clara Oxholm – Lanas Mor (sæson 21)
  • Puk Scharbau – Lenora (sæson 16 - 2013)
  • Sebastian Harris – Leon (sæson 23)
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Lewis (sæson 15 - 2012)
  • Maja Iven Ulstrup – Lillie (som lille i sæson 21)
  • Maja Iven Ulstrup – Lillie (sæson 21)
  • Sonny Lahey – Locke (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Mia Lerdam – Lusamine (sæson 21)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Mabel
  • Michael Elo – Machamps Træner (sæson 21)
  • Ann Hjort – Malva (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Sonny Lahey – Manning (sæson 15)
  • Sonny Lahey – Mantle (sæson 18 - 2015)
  • Mette Skovmark – Marin (sæson 23)
  • Ann Hjort – Martha (sæson 16 - 2013)
  • Annevig Schelde Ebbe – May
  • Peter Zhelder – Meowth
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Mick (sæson 15 - 2012)
  • Ann Hjort – Mimi (sæson 14 - 2011)
  • Lulu Kuise Marie Sander – Misty Williams (sæson 1-2)
  • Annevig Schelde Ebbe – Misty Williams (sæson 5 og 8)
  • Simone Miehe Drechsler – Misty Williams (sæson 7)
  • Ann Hjort – Mona (sæson 16 - 2013)
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Montgomery (sæson 15 - 2012)
  • Julie Lund – Morana (sæson 16)
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Moria
  • Ann Hjort – Ms. Chandler (sæson 16 - 2012)
  • Kristoffer Schnack Tellefsen – Nihei (sæson 19)
  • Julie Lund – Nini (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Simon Nøiers – Oliver (sæson 23)
  • Sonny Lahey – Orson (sæson 18 - 2015)
  • Ann Hjort – Palermo (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Sonny Lahey – Pancham (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Sonny Lahey – Pangoro (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Melvin Pedersen – Parker (sæson 23)
  • Peter Holst-Bech – Paul (sæson 10)
  • Original stemme bevaret – Pikachu (sæson 23)
  • Ann Hjort – Pokedex (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Simon Nøiers – Professor Cerise
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen – Professor Juniper
  • Michael Elo – Professor Oak (sæson 1-2)
  • Torben Sekov – Professor Oak (sæson 5-8 og 10)
  • Peter Zhelder – Professor Oak (sæson 9)
  • Mikkel Becker Hilgart – Raihan (sæson 23)
  • Alexandre Willaume – Rhoder (sæson 16 - 2013)
  • Mikkel Boe Følsgaard – Ritchie
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Rocko (sæson 16 - 2012)
  • Malte Milner Find – Rotom Dex (sæson 20)
  • Alfred C. Schwarz Jakobsen – Sanpei (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Sonny Lahey – Santo (sæson 18 - 2015)
  • Ann Hjort – Sara Lee (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Sonny Lahey – Sawyer (sæson 18-19 - 2015)
  • Sonny Lahey – Scottie (sæson 18 - 2015)
  • Ann Hjort – Selma (sæson 16 - 2013)
  • Clara Rugaard-Larsen – Serena (sæson 17 - 2014)
  • Josephine S. Ellefsen – Serena (sæson 17-19 - 2014)
  • Simon Nøiers – Shane Seeker (sæson 23)
  • Julie Lund – Shauna (sæson 17-18)
  • Sonny Lahey – Smatte (sæson 19 - 2016)
  • Silan Maria Budak Rasch – Sonia (sæson 23)
  • Ann Hjort – Sophocles’ mor (sæson 20 - 2017)
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen – Soren (sæson 16 - 2012)
  • Sonny Lahey – Steven Stone (sæson 18-19 - 2015)
  • Sonny Lahey – Steward (sæson 18 - 2015)
  • Ann Hjort – Søster Joy
  • Ann Hjort – Søster Joy (som gammel)
  • Ann Hjort – Søster Joy (som ung)
  • Simon Nøiers – Tierno (sæson 17-18 - 2014)
  • Sonny Lahey – Tierno (sæson 18-19 - 2015)
  • Timm Mehrens – Tracey Sketchit (sæson 2)
  • Mikkel Christiansen – Tracey Sketchit (sæson 5 -)
  • Mathias Hartmann Niclasen – Trevor (sæson 17 & 19 - 2016)
  • Jan Tellefsen – Trip
  • Tara Toya – Visquez (sæson 23)
  • Julie Lund – Vivian (sæson 7)
  • Sebastian Harris – Walker (sæson 23)
  • Sonny Lahey – White (sæson 18 - 2015)

Additional VoicesEdit

  • Alexandre Willaume
  • Allan Klie
  • Ann Hjort
  • Benjamin Kitter
  • Christian Damsgaard
  • Clara Oxholm
  • Daniel Vognstrup Jørgensen
  • Estrid Ebba Böttiger
  • Jette Sophie Sievertsen
  • Josef Aarskov
  • Josephine S. Ellefsen
  • Julie Lund
  • Karoline Munksnæs Hansen
  • Kristoffer Schnack Tellefsen
  • Laurids Skovgaard Andersen
  • Lauritz Heick
  • Louise Herbert
  • Mads Hjulmand
  • Maja Iven Ulstrup
  • Malte Milner Find
  • Mette Skovmark
  • Mia Lerdam
  • Michael Elo
  • Michael Lundbye Slebsager
  • Morten Lützhøft
  • Niclas Mortensen
  • Nikolaj Morild Marckmann
  • Peter Røschke
  • Silja Okking
  • Sonny Lahey
  • Sophie Marie Jeppesen
  • Tara Toya
  • Thea Iven Ulstrup
  • Thomas Eje
  • Thomas Magnussen
  • Trine Glud
  • Troells Walther Toya

SongsEdit

Song by: Michael Elo, Jan Tellefsen, Kira Li Chirholm, Mette Skovmark, Karina Nus Pedersen, Martin Greis-Rosenthal, Rasmus Cundell, Jakob Sveistrup.

SeasonsEdit

Pokémon the Series: The Beginning (Series 1)Edit

Pokémon the Series: Gold and Silver (Series 2)Edit

Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire (Series 3)Edit

Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl (Series 4)Edit

Pokémon the Series: Black & White (Series 5)Edit

Pokémon the Series: XY (Series 6)Edit

Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon (Series 7)Edit

Pokemon Journeys (Series 8)Edit

Specials/Spin-offsEdit

MoviesEdit

Pokémon Feature MoviesEdit

# Japanese Title Japanese release English Title English release
1 Mewtwo Strikes Back (ミュウツーの逆襲, Myūtsū no Gyakushū, Mewtwo's Counterattack) July 18, 1998 Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back November 10, 1999
2 Revelation Lugia
(幻のポケモン ルギア爆誕, Maboroshi no Pokemon Rugia Bakutan,
Mirage Pokémon: Lugia's Explosive Birth)
July 17, 1999 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 - The Power of One July 21, 2000
3 Lord of the 'UNKNOWN' Tower: Entei
(結晶塔の帝王 ENTEI, Kesshōtō no Teiō ENTEI,
Emperor of The Crystal Tower: ENTEI)
July 8, 2000 Pokémon 3: The Movie - Spell of the Unown April 6, 2001
4 Celebi: A Timeless Encounter
(セレビィ 時を超えた遭遇(であい), Serebyi Toki o Koeta Deai,
Celebi: The Meeting that Traversed Time)
July 7, 2001 Pokémon 4Ever - Celebi: Voice of the Forest October 11, 2002
5 The Guardians of Altomare
(水の都の護神 ラティアスとラティオス, Mizu no Miyako no Mamorigami Ratiasu to Ratiosu,
Guardian Gods of the Capital of Water: Latias and Latios)
July 13, 2002 Pokémon Heroes - Latios and Latias May 16, 2003
6 Wishing Star of the Seven Nights
(七夜の願い星 ジラーチ, Nanayo no Negaiboshi Jirāchi,
Wishing Star of the Seven Nights: Jirachi)
July 19, 2003 Pokémon: Jirachi: Wish Maker June 1, 2004
7 Deoxys The Visitor
(裂空の訪問者 デオキシス, Rekkū no Hōmonsha Deokishisu,
Visitor from the Sky-Splitting: Deoxys)
July 17, 2004 Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys January 22, 2005
8 Mew and the Wave Hero
(ミュウと波導(はどう)の勇者 ルカリオ, Myū to Hadō no Yūsha Rukario,
Mew and the Aura Hero: Lucario)
July 16, 2005 Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew September 19, 2006
9 The Pokémon Ranger and the Prince of the Sea
(ポケモンレンジャーと蒼海(うみ)の王子 マナフィ, Pokemon Renjā to Umi no Ōji Manafi,
The Pokémon Ranger and the Prince of the Sea: Manaphy)
July 15, 2006 Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea March 23, 2007
10 Dialga VS Palkia VS Darkrai
(ディアルガVSパルキアVSダークライ, Diaruga Tai Parukia Tai Dākurai)
July 14, 2007 Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai February 24, 2008
11 Giratina and the Bouquet of the Frozen Sky: Shaymin
(ギラティナと氷空(そら)の花束 シェイミ, Giratina to Sora no Hanataba Sheimi)
July 19, 2008 Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior February 13, 2009
12 Arceus: To Conquering Space-Time
(アルセウス 超克の時空へ, Aruseusu Chōkoku no Jikū e)
July 18, 2009 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life November 20, 2009
13 Phantom Ruler: Zoroark
(幻影の覇者 ゾロアーク, Gen'ei no Hasha Zoroāku)
July 10, 2010 Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions February 5, 2011
14 Victini and the Black Hero: Zekrom
(ビクティニと黒き英雄ゼクロム, Bikutini to Kuroki Eiyū Zekuromu)
July 16, 2011 Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom December 3, 2011
Victini and the White Hero: Reshiram
(ビクティニと白き英雄 レシラム, Bikutini to Shiroki Eiyū Reshiramu)
July 16, 2011 Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram December 10, 2011
15 Kyurem vs. the Sacred Swordsman: Keldeo
(キュレムVS聖剣士 ケルディオ, Kyuremu tai Seikenshi Kerudio)
July 14, 2012 Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice December 8, 2012
16 ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens
(神速のゲノセクト ミュウツー覚醒, Shinsoku no Genosekuto: Myūtsū Kakusei)
July 13, 2013 Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened October 19, 2013
17 The Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie
(破壊の繭とディアンシー, Hakai no Mayu to Dianshī)
July 19, 2014 Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction November 8, 2014
18 The Archdjinni of the Rings: Hoopa (光輪の超魔神 フーパ, Ringu no Chōmajin Hoopa) July 18, 2015 Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages December 19, 2015
19 Volcanion and the Ingenious Magearna (ボルケニオンと機巧のマギアナ, Borukenion to Karakuri no Magiana) July 16, 2016 Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel December 5, 2016
20 I Choose You! (キミに決めた!, Kimi ni Kimeta!) July 15, 2017 Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! November 5, 2017
21 Everyone's Story (みんなの物語, Minna no Monogatari) July 13, 2018 Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us November 24, 2018
22 Mewtwo's Counterattack: EVOLUTION (ミュウツーの逆襲 EVOLUTION, Myūtsū no Gyakushu EVOLUTION) July 12, 2019

TV MoviesEdit

# Japanese Title Japanese release English Title English release
1 Mewtwo! I Am Here
(ミュウツー! 我ハココニ在リ, Myūtsū! Ware wa Koko ni Ari)
December 30, 2000 Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns December 4, 2001
2 The Terrifying Mirage Pokémon
(戦慄のミラージュポケモン, Senritsu no Mirāju Pokemon)
October 13-October 31, 2006 Pokémon: The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon April 29, 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ED GOLDFARB, COMPOSER – Composer & Songwriter". edgoldfarbmusic.com.
  2. Sofka, Samantha (November 17, 2016). "Breaking: Pokemon the Series Sun and Moon to debut on Disney XD". Oh My Disney.