Home / Episode Guide / A Full-Strength Battle Surprise!ライバル対決!サトシVSショータ!!Rival Showdown! Satoshi VS Shota!!
Titles and Airdates
  • United States 2016-08-13 A Full-Strength Battle Surprise!
  • Japan 2016-05-12 ライバル対決!サトシVSショータ!!
  • Japan 2016-05-12 Rival taiketsu! Satoshi VS Shota!!
  • Japan 2016-05-12 Rival Showdown! Satoshi VS Shota!!
  • Germany 2016-11-19 Erwarte das Unerwartete!
  • France 2016-09-14 Un combat aussi surprenant que puissant !
  • Spain 2016-10-20 ¡Un combate sorpresa a toda potencia!
  • Sweden En överraskande strid med full styrka!
  • Italy 2016-10-08 Lotta intensa, finale a sorpresa!
  • Mexico 2017-02-06 ¡Batalla sorpresiva con máxima fuerza!
  • Finland Täysimittainen otteluyllätys!
  • Netherlands Een verrassend gevecht op volle sterkte!
  • Brazil Batalha surpresa com força total!
  • Norway En kampoverraskelse med full styrke!
  • Denmark En overraskende kamp for fuld kraft!
  • South Korea 2016-09-20 라이벌 대결! 지우 VS 승태!!
  • Russia Совершенно необычная битва!
Staff List
Anime Studio Logo
Team Kato

Japan Screenplay 藤田伸三 (Shinzō Fujita)
Japan Episode Director 大和田淳 (Jun Ōwada)
Japan Storyboard 博多正寿 (Masatoshi Hakata)
Japan Animation Director 緒方厚 (Atsushi Ogata)
Japan Animation Director 小山知洋 (Tomohiro Koyama)
Japan Assistant Animation Director 中矢利子 (Toshiko Nakaya)

OP/ED List

Japan OP XY&Z
XY&Z
XY&Z
プニちゃんのうた
The Squishy Song
Stand Tall
Stand Tall
Summary

English Official Summary

On their way to Snowbelle City, our heroes run into their friend Sawyer, who’s already won his eighth Gym badge. Ash wants to show off what he’s learned about Greninja, and Sawyer wants to demonstrate how much stronger he’s become, so it’s time for a battle! After some smart tactics from Sawyer, the battle is down to Greninja and Sceptile—but for some reason, Ash and Greninja can’t seem to connect like they usually do, and Sawyer defeats Ash for the first time! Excited, he decides to come watch Ash’s battle at the Snowbelle Gym. Meanwhile, the Team Flare scientists continue their experiments as Squishy tries frantically to contact Z2…

French Official Summary

En chemin vers Auffrac-les-Congères, nos héros rencontrent leur ami Liam, qui a déjà gagné son huitième Badge d’Arène. Sacha veut lui montrer ce qu’il a appris au sujet d’Amphinobi, et Liam veut lui prouver qu’il est devenu très fort. Ils décident donc de livrer un combat ! Après quelques tactiques bien conçues de Liam, le combat s’achève sur un affrontement entre Amphinobi et Jungko. Mais pour une raison inconnue, Sacha et Amphinobi n’arrivent pas à fusionner comme d’habitude, et Liam l’emporte sur Sacha pour la première fois ! Surexcité, il décide d’assister au combat de Sacha à Auffrac-les-Congères. Pendant ce temps, les scientifiques de la Team Flare continuent leurs expériences, tandis que Pouic tente désespérément de contacter Z2...

German Official Summary

Auf ihrem Weg nach Fractalia City treffen unsere Helden zufällig ihren Freund Sawyer, der schon seinen achten Arenaorden hat. Ash will Sawyer zeigen, was er alles mit Quajutsu gelernt hat, und Sawyer will Ash demonstrieren, wie stark er inzwischen geworden ist. Zeit für einen Kampf! Sawyer gelingen einige geschickte Taktiken und am Ende stehen sich Quajutsu und Gewaldro im entscheidenden Kampf gegenüber. Aus irgendeinem Grund können Ash und Quajutsu ihre starke Bindung diesmal nicht herstellen. So gelingt es Sawyer, seinen Freund Ash zum ersten Mal zu besiegen! Aufgeregt beschließt er, mit in die Fractalia-Arena zu kommen, um Ashs Kampf zu sehen. Währenddessen setzen die Wissenschaftler von Team Flare ihre Experimente fort und Blobby versucht verzweifelt, Kontakt zu Z2 aufzunehmen.

Italian Official Summary

Sulla strada per Fractalopoli, i nostri eroi si imbattono nell’amico Sandro, che ha già vinto tutte e otto le medaglie. Ash vuole mostragli cosa ha imparato su Greninja, mentre Sandro vuole dimostragli quanto sia diventato forte, perciò è ora di lottare! Dopo alcune ingegnose tattiche di Sandro, la partita si gioca ora tra Greninja e Sceptile, ma per qualche ragione Ash e Greninja non sembrano riuscire a connettersi come al solito e Sandro batte Ash per la prima volta! Entusiasta, decide di andare ad assistere alla lotta di Ash alla Palestra di Fractalopoli. Nel frattempo, gli scienziati del Team Flare proseguono i loro esperimenti, mentre Mollicino cerca in tutti i modi di mettersi in contatto con Z2.

Portuguese Official Summary

A caminho da Cidade de Snowbelle, nossos heróis encontram seu amigo Sawyer, que já ganhou sua oitava Insígnia de Ginásio. Ash quer mostrar o que aprendeu sobre Greninja e Sawyer quer mostrar o quão mais forte se tornou, então é a hora para uma batalha! Depois de algumas táticas inteligentes de Sawyer, a batalha continua só com Greninja e Sceptile, mas por alguma razão, Ash e Greninja não conseguem se conectar como sempre fazem, e Sawyer derrota Ash, pela primeira vez! Animado, ele decide ir assistir à batalha de Ash no Ginásio de Snowbelle. Enquanto isso, os cientistas da Equipe Flare continuam seus experimentos enquanto Geleca tenta freneticamente falar com Z2.

Finnish Official Summary

Matkallaan Snowbelle Cityyn sankarimme törmäävät ystäväänsä Sawyeriin, joka on jo voittanut kahdeksan salimerkkiä. Ash haluaa näyttää, mitä on oppinut Greninjansa kanssa ja Sawyer haluaa näyttää, miten paljon vahvemmaksi hän on tullut, joten on aika otella! Sawyerin osoitettua nokkelia taktiikoitaan, on ottelussa jäljellä enää Sceptile ja Greninja. Jostain syystä Ash ja Greninja eivät saakaan toisiinsa samanlaista yhteyttä kuin yleensä, ja Sawyer voittaa Ashin ensimmäistä kertaa! Innostunut poika päättää tulla katsomaan Ashin ottelua Snowbellen salilla. Sillä välin Ryhmä Flaren tutkijat jatkavat kokeitaan Löllön yrittäessä epätoivoisesti saada yhteyden Z2:een...

Spanish Latin America Official Summary

En su camino a Ciudad Snowbelle, nuestros héroes se encuentran con su amigo Sawyer, quien ya ganó su octava medalla de Gimnasio. Ash quiere presumirle lo que ha descubierto sobre Greninja, y Sawyer quiere demostrarle lo fuerte que se ha vuelto, ¡así que es hora de una batalla! Después de algunas astutas tácticas de Sawyer, la batalla queda en manos de Greninja y Sceptile, pero por alguna razón, Ash y Greninja no parecen poder conectarse como lo hacen normalmente, y Sawyer derrota a Ash por primera vez. Emocionado, decide ir a ver la batalla de Ash en el Gimnasio Snowbelle. Mientras tanto, los científicos del Equipo Flare continúan con sus experimentos mientras Blandito trata frenéticamente de hacer contacto con Z2…

Spanish Official Summary

En su camino hacia Ciudad Fractal, nuestros héroes se encuentran con su amigo Sabino, el cual ya ha ganado su octava Medalla de Gimnasio. Ash quiere presumir de lo que ha aprendido sobre Greninja, y Sabino quiere mostrarle lo muy fuerte que se ha hecho, así que es hora de librar un combate. Tras algunas inteligentes tácticas por parte de Sabino, el combate se reduce a Greninja y Sceptile, pero, por alguna razón, Ash y Greninja no parecen conectar como lo hacen normalmente, y Sabino derrota a Ash por primera vez. Entusiasmado, decide ir a presenciar el combate de Ash en el Gimnasio Fractal. Mientras tanto, los científicos del Team Flare continúan con sus experimentos, y Blandín, desesperado, trata de contactar con Z2.

English Great Britain Official Summary

On their way to Snowbelle City, our heroes run into their friend Sawyer, who’s already won his eighth Gym badge. Ash wants to show off what he’s learned about Greninja, and Sawyer wants to demonstrate how much stronger he’s become, so it’s time for a battle! After some smart tactics from Sawyer, the battle is down to Greninja and Sceptile—but for some reason, Ash and Greninja can’t seem to connect like they usually do, and Sawyer defeats Ash for the first time! Excited, he decides to come watch Ash’s battle at the Snowbelle Gym. Meanwhile, the Team Flare scientists continue their experiments as Squishy tries frantically to contact Z2…

Russian Official Summary

По пути в Сноубелл-Сити наши герои встречают Сойера, который уже завоевал 8 Гим-Значков! Эш хочет показать ему, чего он добился с Грениндзя. А Сойер желает продемонстрировать Эшу, настолько сильнее он стал. Сойер ведёт битву мудро и расчётливо, и в итоге всё сводится к противостоянию Грениндзя и Септайла. Но, по какой-то причине, Эш и Грениндзя не могут синхронизироваться, и Сойер впервые побеждает Эша! Он так рад, что решает проследовать за Эшем в Гим Сноубелл-Сити и понаблюдать за его битвой. Тем временем, учёные Команды Вспышка продолжают эксперименты, а Сквиши продолжает пытаться выйти на связь с Z2.

Dutch Official Summary

Onderweg naar Snowbelle City komen onze helden hun vriend Sawyer tegen, die zijn achtste Gym badge al heeft gewonnen. Ash wil opscheppen met zijn kennis over Greninja en Sawyer wil laten zien hoeveel sterker hij is geworden, dus is het tijd voor gevecht. Na een paar slimme tactische zetten van Sawyer, komt het gevecht aan op Greninja en Sceptile, maar om de een of andere reden lukt het Ash en Greninja niet om samen te gaan zoals dat gewoonlijk gaat en Sawyer verslaat Ash voor de eerste keer. Opgewonden besluit hij om naar het gevecht van Ash in de Snowbelle Gym te gaan kijken. Ondertussen gaan de Team Flare wetenschappers door met hun experimenten, terwijl Gompie verwoede pogingen doet om Z2 te bereiken.

Norwegian Official Summary

På vei mot Snowbelle City støter heltene våre på vennen sin Sawyer, som allerede har vunnet sin åttende Gym badge. Ash vil vise hva han har lært om Greninja, og Sawyer vil demonstrere hvor mye sterkere han  har blitt, så det er på tide med en kamp! Etter noen smarte trekk fra Sawyer er det Greninja mot Sceptile.. men av en eller annen grunn greier ikke Ash og Greninja å kople seg sammen slik de pleier å gjøre, og Sawyer bekjemper Ash for første gang! Han blir glad og bestemmer seg for å bli med for å se Ashs kamp på Snowbelle Gym.  I mellomtiden fortsetter forskene hos Team Flare med eksperimentene mens Myki fortvilt prøver å kontakte Z2...

Swedish Official Summary

På vägen mot Snowbelle City springer våra hjältar på sin vän Sawyer som redan har vunnit sin åttonde Gym-strid. Ash vill visa vad han har upptäckt om Greninja och Sawyer vill visa hur mycket starkare han har blivit, så det blir dags för en strid! Efter att Sawyer kört med flera smarta taktiker står striden mellan Greninja och Sceptile ? men av någon anledning verkar inte Ash och Greninja kunna knyta an som de brukar göra, och Sawyer besegrar Ash för första gången! Full av förtjusning bestämmer han sig för att följa med och se Ashs strid i Snowbelle City-gymmet. Under tiden fortsätter Team Flares vetenskapsmän sina experiment och Kletis försöker desperat att kontakta Z2

Danish Official Summary

På vej til Snowbelle City støder vore helte på deres ven Sawyer, som allerede har vundet sit ottende Salbadge. Da Ash gerne vil vise ham, hvad han har fundet ud af om Greninja, og Sawyer vil vise, hvor stærk han er blevet, er det et perfekt tidspunkt til en kamp! Efter Sawyers kløgtige kampmanøvrer står kampen nu mellem Greninja og Sceptile - men af en eller anden grund smelter Ash og Greninja ikke sammen, som de plejer, og for første gang vinder Sawyer over Ash! Nu er Sawyer fyr og flamme og beslutter, at han vil se Ash kæmpe i Snowbelle-Salen. Samtidig fortsætter Team Flare deres eksperimenter, mens Smatte desperat forsøger at komme i kontakt med Z2...

Characters

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  • United States Ash Ketchum
  • Japan サトシ
  • Japan Satoshi
  • Japan Satoshi
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  • United States Pikachu
  • Japan ピカチュウ
  • Japan Pikachu
  • Japan Pikachu
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  • United States Serena
  • Japan セレナ
  • Japan Serena
  • Japan Serena
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  • United States Bonnie
  • Japan ユリーカ
  • Japan Eureka
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  • United States Clemont
  • Japan シトロン
  • Japan Citron
  • Japan Citron
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  • United States Clemont's Dedenne
  • Japan シトロンのデデンネ
  • Japan Citron no Dedenne
  • Japan Citron's Dedenne
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  • United States Officer Jenny (Kalos)
  • Japan ジュンサー (カロス地方)
  • Japan Junsa (Kalos-chihō)
  • Japan Junsa (Kalos Region)
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  • United States Officer Jenny's Manectric
  • Japan ジュンサーのライボルト
  • Japan Junsa no Livolt
  • Japan Junsa's Livolt
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  • United States Lysandre
  • Japan フラダリ
  • Japan Fleur-de-lis
  • Japan Fleur-de-lis
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  • United States Diantha
  • Japan カルネ
  • Japan Carne
  • Japan Carne
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  • United States Diantha's Gardevoir
  • Japan カルネのサーナイト
  • Japan Carne no Sirknight
  • Japan Carne's Sirknight
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  • United States Ash's Hawlucha
  • Japan サトシのルチャブル
  • Japan Satoshi no Luchabull
  • Japan Satoshi's Luchabull
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  • United States Sawyer
  • Japan ショータ
  • Japan Shota
  • Japan Shota
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  • United States Ash's Greninja
  • Japan サトシのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Satoshi no Gekkouga
  • Japan Satoshi's Gekkouga
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  • United States Squishy
  • Japan プニちゃん
  • Japan Puni-chan
  • Japan Squishy
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  • United States Xerosic
  • Japan クセロシキ
  • Japan Xerosicy
  • Japan Xerosicy
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  • United States Ash's Noivern
  • Japan サトシのオンバーン
  • Japan Satoshi no Onvern
  • Japan Satoshi's Onvern
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  • United States Sawyer's Sceptile
  • Japan ショータのジュカイン
  • Japan Shota no Jukain
  • Japan Shota's Jukain
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  • United States Sawyer's Doublade
  • Japan ショータのニダンギル
  • Japan Shota no Nidangill
  • Japan Shota's Nidangill
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  • United States Sawyer's Clawitzer
  • Japan ショータのブロスター
  • Japan Shota no Bloster
  • Japan Shota's Bloster

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Sentret
  • Japan オタチ
  • Japan Otachi
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  • United States Spinarak
  • Japan イトマル
  • Japan Itomaru
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  • United States Skiploom
  • Japan ポポッコ
  • Japan Popocco
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  • United States Scizor
  • Japan ハッサム
  • Japan Hassam
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  • United States Starly
  • Japan ムックル
  • Japan Mukkuru
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  • United States Staravia
  • Japan ムクバード
  • Japan Mukubird
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  • United States Pachirisu
  • Japan パチリス
  • Japan Pachirisu
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  • United States Patrat
  • Japan ミネズミ
  • Japan Minezumi
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  • United States Vivillon
  • Japan ビビヨン
  • Japan Vivillon
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  • United States Zygarde
  • Japan ジガルデ
  • Japan Zygarde
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00:00

Special First-Airing Segment Data Broadcast Boardgame

Data Broadcast Pokémon: Nidangill
02:40

Eyecatch XY Titlecard

The XY title card for this episode featured Satoshi.
11:56

Who's that Pokémon XYZ

12:51

Who's that Pokémon Pokémon Quiz

Pokémon Quiz
Name (なまえ): Nidangill (ニダンギル)
Type (タイプ): Steel/Ghost
(はがね・ゴースト)

23:15

PokéTV PokéLove TV

Subject: Juptile

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:04 BW M62A Battle Satoshi orders Gekkouga to use Double Team during a battle.
Japan 00:29 楽しいディナー
Japanese (Romanized): Tanoshii dinner
Japanese (Trans): A Fun Dinner
Movie 17 BGM - Hassam's trainer and Satoshi exchange formalities after the battle
Japan 01:12 XY&Z
Japanese (Romanized): XY&Z
Japanese (Trans): XY&Z
Opening Theme for Japanese Version
Japan 02:41 XY M02 ジムバッジを手に入れた!
Japanese (Trans): Obtained a Gym Badge! / XY Title Card
Title Card
Japan 03:06 XY M27 ジムリーダーに勝利!
Japanese (Trans): Victory over a Gym Leader!
Shota announces to Satoshi that he has obtained the eighth badge.
Japan 04:55 Movie 15 Unused BGM - コールドフレア C
Japanese (Romanized): Cold Flare C
Japanese (Trans): Ice Burn C
Movie 15 Unused BGM - The locals lead Agent Junsa to a forest
Japan 05:46 XY M48 最終兵器、射出(X)
Japanese (Trans): Firing the Ultimate Weapon (X)
All of them flee from the terrifying Eldritch monster.
Japan 06:38 コールドフレア
Japanese (Romanized): Cold Flare
Japanese (Trans): Ice Burn
Movie 15 BGM - The Flare Gang is revealed to be behind the vines
Japan 08:11 BW M28A ポケモンリーグ
Japanese (Trans): The Pokémon League
Satoshi puts on the wave measuring device.
Japan 09:22 XY M12 戦闘!ともだち
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Friend
Shota's battle with Satoshi begins.
Japan 11:10 BW M17 Battle! Shootie Shota sends out Bloster.
Japan 12:01 XY M59 Fierce Fight Bloster is revealed to be recovering from the damage inflicted.
Japan 12:51 XY M05 タイトル
Japanese (Trans): Title
Eyecatch Break
Japan 12:57 XY&Z
Japanese (Romanized): XY&Z
Japanese (Trans): XY&Z
Sponsor Message
Japan 13:07 XY M09 It's This! Eyecatch Return
Japan 13:13 XY M60 Luchabull Appears! Luchabull starts battling Bloster.
Japan 14:08 Movie 12 Remixed BGM - Inside Michīna Ruins Movie 12 Remixed BGM - Satoshi is impressed by Shota's tactic
Japan 15:04 XY M06A 戦闘!トレーナー
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Trainer
Shota orders Bloster to use Dragon Pulse.
Japan 17:07 BW M77 A Threat Shota tells Bloster to use Leaf Blade.
Japan 18:37 XY&Z
Japanese (Romanized): XY&Z
Japanese (Trans): XY&Z
Satoshi tries to activate Gekkouga's transformation, but...
Japan 19:02 限界の世界へ!
Japanese (Romanized): Genkai no sekai e!
Japanese (Trans): To the World of Limits!
Movie 16 BGM - Satoshi is shocked about Gekkouga not transforming
Japan 20:13 星に願いを
Japanese (Romanized): Hoshi ni negai wo
Japanese (Trans): Wish Upon a Star
Movie 17 BGM - Satoshi and Shota talk after the battle
Japan 21:16 信じていたぜ!
Japanese (Romanized): Shinjite ita ze!
Japanese (Trans): I Knew You'd Come!
Movie 15 BGM - Satoshi accepts Shota's request to accompany the group to Eisetsu City
Japan 21:54 プニちゃんのうた
Japanese (Romanized): Puni-chan no uta
Japanese (Trans): The Squishy Song
Ending Theme for Japanese Version
Japan 23:20 XY M31 ジム
Japanese (Trans): Gym
PokéTV's segment focuses on Juptile.
Japan 24:17 XY&Z
Japanese (Romanized): XY&Z
Japanese (Trans): XY&Z
Pocket Monsters XY&Z Episode 27 Preview
Japan 24:45 プニちゃんのうた
Japanese (Romanized): Puni-chan no uta
Japanese (Trans): The Squishy Song
Sponsor Message

Dub Music:

Time Track Notes
United States 01:12 Stand Tall [From "Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel"] Opening Theme for the English Dub
United States 01:42 XY M02 ジムバッジを手に入れた!
Japanese (Trans): Obtained a Gym Badge! / XY Title Card
Title Card
United States 08:25 XY M12 戦闘!ともだち
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Friend
Sawyer's battle with Ash begins.
United States 13:59 XY M06A 戦闘!トレーナー
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Trainer
Sawyer orders Clawitzer to use Dragon Pulse.
United States 20:50 Stand Tall [From "Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel"] Ending Theme for the English Dub (Instrumental Version)

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 27
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 5
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Having reunited with Shota for the first time in a while, Satoshi decides to have a 3-on-3 battle with him. Shota has already gathered 8 badges, but just how strong is he now!?

Summary:
As Satoshi and his friends head towards Eisetsu City to get the final gym badge, they once again meet Shota at a Pokémon Center along the way. Shota, who greatly admires Satoshi, tells them that he has already collected 8 badges. The two decide to have a 3-on-3 battle so that Shota can test how strong he has become, but...?

Voice Cast:
Rica Matsumoto: Satoshi
Ikue Ohtani: Pikachu
Mayuki Makiguchi: Serena
Yuki Kaji: Citron
Mariya Ise: Eureka
Megumi Sato: Dedenne
Hideaki Tezuka: Fleur-de-lis
Tsuguo Mogami: Xerosicy
Yuji Ueda: Gekkouga
Shinichiro Miki: Luchabull
Kenta Miyake: Onvern
Kensuke Sato: Livolt
Chiemi Ishimatsu: Junsa
Kiyotaka Furushima: Trainer
Chinatsu Akasaki: Female Admin
Unsho Ishizuka: Narration
Last edited 08 Jun 2016 11:00 PM by Adamant