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Titles and Airdates
  • United States 2020-09-11 The Climb to Be the Very Best!
  • Japan 2020-02-16 サトシ対ダンデ!最強への道!!
  • Japan 2020-02-16 Satoshi tai Dande! Saikyō e no michi!!
  • Japan 2020-02-16 Satoshi VS Dande! The Path to Power!!
  • Germany 2020-09-27 Der Aufstieg zum Allerbesten!
  • France 2020-09-08 Une grande ascension vers le sommet !
  • Italy La scalata verso il migliore!
  • Mexico ¡El camino para ser el mejor!
  • Netherlands 2020-11-08 Ik wil gewoon de beste zijn!
  • Brazil A Batalha Para Ser O Melhor!
  • South Korea 2020-05-20 지우 VS 단델! 최강으로 가는 길!!
  • Canada 2020-09-11 The Climb to Be the Very Best!
Staff List

OP/ED List

1・2・3
1・2・3
ポケモンしりとり
Pokémon Shiritori
여행의 시작
Start of a Journey
포켓몬 이름 외우기
Memorizing Pokémon Names
Summary

Japanese Summary:

ポケモンバトルの大会を観戦していたサトシとゴウ。しかし突然、ダイマックスで大きくなった、かみつきポケモン“カジリガメ”が暴れ出して会場は大パニックに!?巨大なカジリガメに立ち向かうサトシとピカチュウ!そのとき、ピカチュウの体を赤い光が包み込んで…さらにチャンピオンのダンデとサトシが、まさかのバトル!?無敗の男“ダンデ”と最強の相棒ポケモン“リザードン”に、サトシとピカチュウが挑む!!

Japanese Summary Translation:

After Daimaxing and growing huge, the Bite Pokémon "Kajirigame" runs wild?! Satoshi and Pikachu confront it, and then Pikachu's body starts getting shrouded in a red light?! Just what's going on?!

Satoshi and Go have been watching a Pokémon battle tournament. But suddenly panic breaks out in the venue as the Bite Pokémon "Kajirigame" runs wild after Daimaxing and growing huge?! Satoshi and Pikachu confront the gigantic Kajirigame, but then Pikachu's body starts getting shrouded in a red light... Not only that, but the Champion Dande and Satoshi actually end up battling?! Satoshi uses Pikachu to go up against the undefeated Dande and his greatest partner Pokémon "Lizardon"!!

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 Meowth
  • Japan ニャース
  • Japan Nyarth
  • Japan Nyarth
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  • United States Jessie
  • Japan ムサシ
  • Japan Musashi
  • Japan Musashi
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  • United States James
  • Japan コジロウ
  • Japan Kojirō
  • Japan Kojiro
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  • United States Wobbuffet
  • Japan ソーナンス
  • Japan Sonansu
  • Japan Sonansu
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  • United States Lance
  • Japan ワタル
  • Japan Wataru
  • Japan Wataru
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  • United States Lance's Gyarados (Red Gyarados)
  • Japan ワタルのギャラドス
  • Japan Wataru no Gyarados
  • Japan Wataru's Gyarados
Goh
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  • United States Goh
  • Japan ゴウ
  • Japan
  • Japan Go
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  • United States Professor Cerise
  • Japan サクラギ博士
  • Japan Sakuragi-hakase
  • Japan Professor Sakuragi
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  • United States Goh's Scorbunny
  • Japan ゴウのヒバニー
  • Japan Go no Hibanny
  • Japan Go's Hibanny
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  • United States Leon
  • Japan ダンデ
  • Japan Dande
  • Japan Dande
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  • United States Leon's Charizard
  • Japan ダンデのリザードン
  • Japan Dande no Lizardon
  • Japan Dande's Lizardon
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  • United States Goh's Skwovet
  • Japan ゴウのホシガリス
  • Japan Go no Hoshigarisu
  • Japan Go's Hoshigarisu
Dan
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  • United States Dan
  • Japan ダンペイ
  • Japan Danpei
  • Japan Danpei
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  • United States Dan's Aegislash
  • Japan ダンペイのギルガルド
  • Japan Danpei no Gillgard
  • Japan Danpei's Gillgard
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  • United States Team Rocket's Chewtle
  • Japan ロケット団のカムカメ
  • Japan Rocket-dan no Kamukame
  • Japan Rocket Gang's Kamukame
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  • United States Goh's Rotom Phone
  • Japan ゴウのスマホロトム
  • Japan Go no Sumaho Rotom
  • Japan Go's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Team Rocket's Rotom Phone
  • Japan ロケット団のスマホロトム
  • Japan Rocket-dan no Sumaho Rotom
  • Japan Rocket Gang's Smartphone Rotom

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Growlithe
  • Japan ガーディ
  • Japan Gardie
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  • United States Bellsprout
  • Japan マダツボミ
  • Japan Madatsubomi
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  • United States Eevee
  • Japan イーブイ
  • Japan Eievui
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  • United States Drifloon
  • Japan フワンテ
  • Japan Fuwante
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  • United States Trubbish
  • Japan ヤブクロン
  • Japan Yabukuron
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  • United States Drednaw
  • Japan カジリガメ
  • Japan Kajirigame
04:32

Production Art

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a tweet on February 11th, 2020, with a production artwork piece as part of their #AniPokeMania (#アニポケマニア) feature. The scene featured Pikachu Dynamaxing.
00:01

Eyecatch A Netflix Original Series

In Netflix (US) and Pokémon TV (US), the first 48 episodes of Journeys has this card at the beginning.
07:51

Who's that Pokémon Pokémon Journeys

08:45

Who's that Pokémon Pocket Monsters 2019

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:03 「ポケモンジム」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Pokémon Gym' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Pokémon Gym' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Recap
Japan 00:41 ラブリーチャーミーなかたきやく
Japanese (Romanized): Lovely, charmy nakataki yaku
Japanese (Trans): Lovely, charmy villains
The Rocket Gang take cover in the Stadium as Kajirigame rampages outside.
Japan 01:04 1・2・3 Opening Theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 02:33 サブタイトル
Japanese (Romanized): Subtitle
Japanese (Trans): Subtitle
Title Card
Japan 02:58 「戦闘!トレーナー」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Sentō! Trainer' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Battle! Trainer' ~Tv Anime Ver.
The Kajirigame lashes out at Satoshi and Gou.
Japan 04:11 「戦闘!ジムリーダー」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Sentō! Gym Leader' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Battle! Gym Leader' ~Tv Anime Ver.
The cracks in the stadium grounds cause Pikachu to Gigantimax.
Japan 08:37 アイキャッチA
Japanese (Romanized): Eyecatch A
Japanese (Trans): Eyecatch A
Eyecatch Break
Japan 08:43 アイキャッチB
Japanese (Romanized): Eyecatch B
Japanese (Trans): Eyecatch B
Eyecatch Return
Japan 09:12 はやっ!!
Japanese (Romanized): Haya!!
Japanese (Trans): Fast!!
A Hoshigarisu appears and steals Satoshi's scone.
Japan 10:33 のーてんき
Japanese (Romanized): Nōtenki
Japanese (Trans): Lax
Gou explains how the Pokémon World Championships ranking system works.
Japan 13:35 1,2,3,4! Dande gives Satoshi a Dynamax Band for the battle.
Japan 14:44 いじっぱり
Japanese (Romanized): Ijippari
Japanese (Trans): Adamant
Satoshi and Dande prepare to battle.
Japan 15:31 「戦闘!野生ポケモン」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Sentō! Yasei Pokémon' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Battle! Wild Pokémon' ~Tv Anime Ver.
The battle begins.
Japan 16:51 「戦闘!ジムリーダー」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Sentō! Gym Leader' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Battle! Gym Leader' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Satoshi and Dande gigantimax their Pokémon.
Japan 20:22 「~オープニング~」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): '~Opening~' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): '~Opening~' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Dande lets Satoshi keep the Dynamax Band.
Japan 21:44 ポケモンしりとり(ピカチュウ→ミュウVer.)
Japanese (Trans): Pokémon Shiritori (Pikachu → Mew Ver.)
Ending Theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 23:11 1・2・3じかいよこく
Japanese (Romanized): 1・2・3 Jikai yokoku
Japanese (Trans): 1・2・3 Next Episode Preview
Pocket Monsters (2019) Episode 14 Preview

Dub Music:

Time Track Notes
United States 00:13 「ポケモンジム」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): 'Pokémon Gym' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): 'Pokémon Gym' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Recap
United States 19:36 「~オープニング~」~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Romanized): '~Opening~' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Japanese (Trans): '~Opening~' ~Tv Anime Ver.
Leon lets Ash keep the Dynamax Band.

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 17
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 2
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After Daimaxing and growing huge, the Bite Pokémon "Kajirigame" runs wild?! Satoshi and Pikachu confront it, and then Pikachu's body starts getting shrouded in a red light?! Just what's going on?!

Summary:
Satoshi and Go have been watching a Pokémon battle tournament. But suddenly panic breaks out in the venue as the Bite Pokémon "Kajirigame" runs wild after Daimaxing and growing huge?! Satoshi and Pikachu confront the gigantic Kajirigame, but then Pikachu's body starts getting shrouded in a red light... Not only that, but the Champion Dande and Satoshi actually end up battling?! Satoshi uses Pikachu to go up against the undefeated Dande and his greatest partner Pokémon "Lizardon"!!

Voice Cast:
Rica Matsumoto: Satoshi
Daiki Yamashita: Go
Ikue Ohtani: Pikachu
Megumi Hayashibara: Musashi
Shinichiro Miki: Kojiro
Inuko Inuyama: Nyarth
Yuji Ueda: Sonansu
Kenta Miyake: Lizardon
Noriaki Kanze: Hoshigarisu
Daisuke Ono: Dande
Yo Kitazawa: Danpei
Marina Aicholtz: Go's Smartphone Rotom
Kenyu Horiuchi: Narration