Home / Episode Guide / Flying Pikachu, Rising Higher and Higher!/そらとぶピカチュウ、どこまでも高く!/The Sky Is The Limit For Flying Pikachu!
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Titles

  • United States Flying Pikachu, Rising Higher and Higher!
  • Japan そらとぶピカチュウ、どこまでも高く!
  • Japan Soratobu Pikachu, doko made mo takaku!
  • Japan The Sky Is The Limit For Flying Pikachu!
  • South Korea 하늘 나는 피카츄, 끝없이 높이!

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Staff List

OP/ED List

RVR〜ライジングボルテッカーズラップ〜
RVR〜Rising Volt Tacklers Rap〜
South Korea OP We Go
We Go
너와 함께라면
By Your Side
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Summary

Japanese Summary:

バトル中に空を飛んでいる様に見えたキャプテンピカチュウの秘密を語り出すフリード。それはキャップとの出会い、そしてライジングボルテッカーズ結成にまつわる秘話だった

キャップが空を飛んだ―?バトル中に空を飛んでいる様に見えたキャプテンピカチュウ。その秘密を知るため、フリードを直撃するリコとロイだが、テキトーにはぐらかされてしまう。オリオや仲間たちの助けもあり、観念して語り出すフリード。それは、フリードとキャップの出会い。そして、ライジングボルテッカーズの結成にまつわる秘話だった…。

Japanese Summary Translation:

Friede starts explaining what was really going on when Captain Pikachu looked like it was flying in the recent battle! It all relates to how he and Cap first met, as well as the behind-the-scenes story of why the Rising Volt Tacklers actually got formed.

Captain Pikachu looked like it was flying in the recent battle. Liko and Roy confront Friede about this in order to learn what was really going on, but he just dodges the question. However, when Orio and the others join in as well, he eventually gives up and starts explaining. It all relates to how Friede and Cap first met, as well as the behind-the-scenes story of why the Rising Volt Tacklers actually got formed...

Characters

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  • United States Larry
  • Japan アオキ
  • Japan Aoki
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  • United States Liko
  • Japan リコ
  • Japan Liko
  • Japan Liko
Roy
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  • United States Roy
  • Japan ロイ
  • Japan Roy
  • Japan Roy
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  • United States Friede
  • Japan フリード
  • Japan Friede
  • Japan Friede
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  • United States Friede's Pikachu (Cap)
  • Japan フリードのピカチュウ (キャプテンピカチュウ)
  • Japan Friede no Pikachu (Captain Pikachu)
  • Japan Friede's Pikachu (Captain Pikachu)
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  • United States Orla
  • Japan オリオ
  • Japan Orio
  • Japan Orio
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  • United States Murdock
  • Japan マードック
  • Japan Murdock
  • Japan Murdock
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  • United States Mollie
  • Japan モリー
  • Japan Molly
  • Japan Molly
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  • United States Ludlow
  • Japan ランドウ
  • Japan Randou
  • Japan Randou
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  • United States Liko's Sprigatito
  • Japan リコのニャオハ
  • Japan Liko no Nyahoja
  • Japan Liko's Nyahoja
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  • United States Dot's Quaxly
  • Japan ドットのクワッス
  • Japan Dot no Kuwassu
  • Japan Dot's Kuwassu
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  • United States Roy's Fuecoco
  • Japan ロイのホゲータ
  • Japan Roy no Hogator
  • Japan Roy's Hogator
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  • United States Murdock's Rockruff
  • Japan マードックのイワンコ
  • Japan Murdock no Iwanko
  • Japan Murdock's Iwanko
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  • United States Friede's Charizard
  • Japan フリード博士のリザードン
  • Japan Friede-hakase no Lizardon
  • Japan Friede's Lizardon
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  • United States Mollie's Chansey
  • Japan モリーのラッキー
  • Japan Morī no Lucky
  • Japan Molly's Lucky
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  • United States Murdock's Alcremie
  • Japan マードックのマホイップ
  • Japan Murdock no Mawhip
  • Japan Murdock's Mawhip
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  • United States Rising Volt Tackler's Shuckle
  • Japan ライジングボルテッカーズのツボツボ
  • Japan Rising Volteccers no Tsubotsubo
  • Japan Rising Volt Tacklers' Tsubotsubo
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  • United States Rising Volt Tackler's Snorunt
  • Japan ライジングボルテッカーズのユキワラシ
  • Japan Rising Volteccers no Yukiwarashi
  • Japan Rising Volt Tacklers' Yukiwarashi
Dot
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  • United States Dot
  • Japan ドット
  • Japan Dot
  • Japan Dot
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  • United States Lucca
  • Japan ルッカ
  • Japan Lucca
  • Japan Lucca

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Slowbro
  • Japan ヤドラン
  • Japan Yadoran
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  • United States Dunsparce
  • Japan ノコッチ
  • Japan Nokocchi
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  • United States Wingull
  • Japan キャモメ
  • Japan Camome
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  • United States Metang
  • Japan メタング
  • Japan Metang
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  • United States Staravia
  • Japan ムクバード
  • Japan Mukubird
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  • United States Greedent
  • Japan ヨクバリス
  • Japan Yokubarisu
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  • United States Arrokuda
  • Japan サシカマス
  • Japan Sasikamasu
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YouTube

On August 18th, 2023, the official Japanese Pokémon Twitter account reminded that this episode was available to watch on the official Japanese YouTube channel. The video was region locked to Japan only. It was available from August 18th, 2023 to August 25th, 2023. This episode was specifically labeled as a missed-program webcast (見逃し配信).

The episode was also available on the TV Tokyo YouTube channel and the Official Corocoro Channel and were labeled as limited-time delivery (期間限定配信). The TV Tokyo version included the series trailer at the end of the episode where as the Corocoro version had beginning and ending bumpers promoting Corocoro.
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Note

As part of the Summer is all about Pokémon! campaign, the official Japanese Anipoke Twitter promoted the 2023 Chao×Ribbon Girls Comic Festival, which took place on August 19th and 20th, 2023. Attendees could have a photo session with Liko, Roy, Friede and Captain Pikachu.
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Note

CoroCoro Comic's Official website posted an article about this episode just before the original airing on August 18th, 2023.

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Anipoke is just around the corner! Is Cap "Flying Pikachu"?! The secret story of the formation of the Rising Volt Tackler's is now revealed!

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Broadcasting every week from 6:55 pm! The anime "Pocket Monsters" will start airing soon! In this article, we'll introduce you to the Pokémon and characters that will appear in today's episode, as well as comments from the voice actors and director, and other information you won't find anywhere else!

"Cap flew in the sky!?" Roy's Hogator and Kaiden, who were always fighting, bonded last time by working together to battle Cap. During that battle, Liko and Roy witnessed Cap flying in the sky! The two decided to hit up Friede to find out its secret!

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▲ When it dodged Kaiden's attack, it felt like it was floating for a moment...!?

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▲ The two consulted Dot, but Dot said it was impossible for Pikachu to fly.

Where did Cap and Friede meet? How did Pikachu become Cap? Liko and Roy ask Friede about Cap's secret, but he is not interested in talking about it.

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▲ When Dot got on the blimp, it was already the captain of the blimp......!?

Liko and Roy are eager to know Cap's secret. With the help of the other members, including Orio, who says she's a childhood friend of Freide's, they convince Friede to talk. He says he is embarrassed to talk about the past, but finally gives in and explains. It was the story of how Friede and Cap met and how the Rising Volt Tackler's was formed......

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▲ Grandpa Landau is always fishing. He and Friede seem to be old acquaintances!?

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▲ This is Liko's Mom! How did Friede and Cap meet and what's the connection!?

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▲ Why did young Friede form the Rising Volt Tackler's? The secret is now revealed!

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▲ The fateful encounter between Friede and Cap. They're a great duo now, but...!?

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Today's episode, which reveals Friede, Cap, and the Rising Volt Tackler's past, will air later this evening at 6:55pm! Don't miss it!

【アニポケまであとちょっと!】キャップは「そらとぶピカチュウ」なのか!? いま明かされるライジングボルテッカーズ結成秘話!!
キャップは「そらとぶピカチュウ」なのか!? いま明かされるライジングボルテッカーズ結成秘話!!
毎週金曜よる6時55分から放送中!
アニメ「ポケットモンスター」まもなく放送スタート!!
この記事はアニメ放送前に、今日の放送回に登場するポケモンやキャラクターの紹介、声優さんや監督からのコメントなどなど、ほかでは聞けないアニポケ情報をお届けするコーナーだ!!
「キャップが空を飛んだ!?」 いつもケンカばかりのロイのホゲータとカイデンは前回、協力してキャップとバトルすることで絆を深めた。そのバトルの最中、リコとロイはキャップが空を飛ぶのを目撃したのだった!! 2人はその秘密を調べるためフリードを直撃することに!!
▲カイデンの攻撃をかわす際、一瞬だがフワっと浮いているように見えた気が……!?
▲ドットに相談する2人だったが、ドットはピカチュウが飛ぶなんてありえないという。
キャップとフリードはどこで出会ったの!?
なんでピカチュウがキャップになったの!? 気になるキャップの秘密をフリードに尋ねるリコとロイだが、話をはぐらかされてしまう。
▲ドットが船に乗ったときはすでにこの船のキャップだったというが……!?
どうしてもキャップの秘密が知りたいリコとロイ。フリードの幼馴染だというオリオをはじめとする、ほかのメンバーたちの助けもあり、昔のことをしゃべるのは照れ臭いと語るフリードも観念し、ようやく重い口を開く。それは、フリードとキャップとの出会い、そしてライジングボルテッカーズの結成にまつわる話だった……。
▲いつも釣りばかりしているランドウのじっちゃん。フリードとは古い付き合いの様子!?
▲これはリコのおかあさん!? フリードとキャップの出会いとどんな関係が!?
▲若き日のフリードは、なぜライジングボルテッカーズを結成したのか。その秘密が今、明かされる!
▲フリードとキャップの運命の出会い。今でこそ息の合った名コンビだが……!?
▲「ライジングボルテッカーズ」。その名前の由来も明らかに!!
フリードとキャップ、そしてライジングボルテッカーズの過去が明らかになる今日のエピソードは、このあとよる6時55分から放送開始! 絶対にお見逃しなく!!
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Production Art

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Anipoke episode with a production artwork piece on August 19th, 2023. The picture featured Friede.

Anipoke Friede's Past
Episode 18 reveals how Friede met Captain Pikachu, and the beginnings of the Rising Volt Tackler's!
Friede's setting artwork has been released which features him while he was on vacation after quitting his research job.
Watch the episode and see what he looks like!

アニポケ フリードの過去
第18話では、フリードとキャプテンピカチュウ の出会い、そしてライジングボルテッカーズのはじまりが明らかに!
企業の研究員をやめて、休暇を過ごしていたころのフリードの設定資料を公開
見逃し配信で、色んな姿を見てね
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Note

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Anipoke episode with a production artwork piece on August 17th, 2023. The picture featured Friede and Pikachu.

This time, it's an original drawing of Friede and Pikachu when they first met from episode 18.
Friede and Captain Pikachu are now the strongest partners in the world, but...

第18話より、出会った頃のフリードとピカチュウ の原画をご紹介
今では最強のパートナーになっているフリードとキャプテンピカチュウ ですが…
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Note

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a special video on August 20th, 2023 featuring outtakes of Oha Suta's Subaru Kimura singing RVR〜Rising Volt Tacklers Rap〜.

Can we do RVR together?
During the ending of the Anipoke broadcast on August 18th, 2023, Oha Suta MC Subanii, aka Subaru Kimura, challenged the Rising Volt Tackler's rap!
Check out Subani's NG collection
RVR is surprisingly difficult, and everyone should try it!

RVR一緒にできるかな?
8/18放送のアニポケ エンディングでは、おはスタ MCのスバにぃこと、木村昴 さんがライジングボルテッカーズラップに挑戦
スバにぃのNG集をどうぞ
意外にも難しいRVR、みんなも一緒に挑戦してみてね!


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Special First-Airing Segment PM2023 Data Broadcast

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Eyecatch PM2023

Friede and Lizardon
10:31

Eyecatch PM2023

Friede and Pikachu
Episode Music Regions
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Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:08 SV M18 Understanding Pokémon Liko and Roy talk to Dot about Cap' flying.
Japan 01:03 SV M05 Title Card Title Card
Japan 01:13 SV M16 Gurumin / Next Time Liko and Roy livestream
Japan 02:31 SV M11 Roommate Anne The group ask everyone else about Cap
Japan 05:23 SV M62 Quiet Times The cap' origin story begins.
Japan 06:45 SV M62 Quiet Times Friede doesn't know what to do in his life.
Japan 07:29 SV M17B Good Luck Charm (Harp Version) Friede speaks with Lucca.
Japan 09:30 SV M24 オープニング - オルゴールver
Japanese (TL): ~Opening-Music box ver~
Friede is watching Pikachu at work.
Japan 10:31 SV M09 Eyecatch D Eyecatch Return
Japan 11:00 SV M14 Curious Pokémon Pikachu doesn't like Friede.
Japan 12:37 SV M13 Chosing a Pokémon Pikachu eats the berries
Japan 14:02 SV M33 ~オープニング~
Japanese (TL): ~Opening~
Friede shows Lucca Cap's secret
Japan 16:12 SV M02 Rising Volt Tacklers Friede is impatient and wants a closer look at Cap.
Japan 18:20 SV M33 ~オープニング~
Japanese (TL): ~Opening~
Friede captures Cap'.
Japan 19:13 SV M24 オープニング - オルゴールver
Japanese (TL): ~Opening-Music box ver~
The Brave Asagi has been built
Japan 22:30 RVR~ライジングボルテッカーズラップ~ (フリードVer.)
Japanese (TL): RVR Rising Volt Tacklers Rap [Friede Ver.]
Japanese Ending Theme [Friede Ver.]
Japan 24:00 SV M16 Gurumin / Next Time Pocket Monsters Episode 19 Preview

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 17
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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Friede starts explaining what was really going on when Captain Pikachu looked like it was flying in the recent battle! It all relates to how he and Cap first met, as well as the behind-the-scenes story of why the Rising Volt Tacklers actually got formed.

Summary:
Captain Pikachu looked like it was flying in the recent battle. Liko and Roy confront Friede about this in order to learn what was really going on, but he just dodges the question. However, when Orio and the others join in as well, he eventually gives up and starts explaining. It all relates to how Friede and Cap first met, as well as the behind-the-scenes story of why the Rising Volt Tacklers actually got formed...

Voice Cast:
Minori Suzuki: Liko
Megumi Hayashibara: Nyahoja
Yuka Terasaki: Roy
Daiki Yamashita: Hogator
Taku Yashiro: Friede
Ayane Sakura: Orio
Kenta Miyake: Murdock
Kei Shindo: Molly
Ikkyu Juku: Randou
Yoshino Aoyama: Dot
Daisuke Namikawa: Kuwassu
Hoko Kuwashima: Lucca
Ikue Ohtani: Captain Pikachu
Last edited 16 Nov 2023 05:08 PM by Adamant