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Titles

  • Japan 変身!海のヒーローイルカマン
  • Japan Henshin! Umi no hero Irukaman
  • Japan Transform! Irukaman, the Hero of the Ocean

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RVR〜ライジングボルテッカーズラップ〜
RVR〜Rising Volt Tacklers Rap〜
Japan OP ハロ
ハロ
Halo
Screenplay
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Storyboard
絵コンテ
Episode Director
演出
Animation Director
作画監督
Chief Animation Director
総作画監督
Guest Setting
ゲスト設定
Key Animation
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Key Animation Collaboration
原画協力
2nd Key Animation
第2原画
In-Between Animation Check
動画検査
In-Between Animation
動画
Colorist
色指定
Inspection
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Finish Animation
仕上げ
Background Artist
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制作進行
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Segment Organization
構成
Segment Animation Director
作画監督
Segment Key Animation
原画
Segment In-Between Animation Check
動画検査
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Summary

Japanese Summary:

海を楽しむリコたちだったがホゲータが海に流され大ピンチ!救ったのは海のヒーロー・イルカマンだった!一方、イルカマンの変身シーンを撮影しようと目論む人物がいて…?

パルデア地方の海辺にやってきたライジングボルテッカーズ。海のポケモンたちとの一時を楽しむリコとロイだったが、ホゲータが海に流され大ピンチ…!そんな窮地を救ったのは海のヒーロー・イルカマンだった!かっこいいイルカマンに興奮するロイ。一方、「誰も見たことがない」というイルカマンの変身シーンを撮影しようと目論む人物がいて…?

Japanese Summary Translation:

Liko and Roy are having a great time playing in the sea, but trouble suddenly arises when Hogator gets washed away! It ends up getting saved by Irukaman, the Hero of the Sea! But in the meantime, somebody is planning to catch Irukaman's transformation scene on camera...?

The Rising Volt Tacklers are visiting a beach in the Paldea region. Liko and Roy are having a great time playing with the local sea Pokémon, but trouble suddenly arises when Hogator gets washed out to sea! The day ends up getting saved by Irukaman, the Hero of the Ocean! Roy is amazed at how cool Irukaman is... but in the meantime, somebody is planning to catch Irukaman's supposedly never-before-seen transformation scene on camera...?

Characters

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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 Rising Volt Tacklers' Carkol
  • Japan ライジングボルテッカーズのトロッゴン
  • Japan Rising Volteccers no Toroggon
  • Japan Rising Volt Tacklers' Toroggon
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  • United States Rising Volt Tacklers' Slugma
  • Japan ライジングボルテッカーズのマグマッグ
  • Japan Rising Volteccers no Magmag
  • Japan Rising Volt Tacklers' Magmag
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  • United States Roy's Rotom Phone
  • Japan ロイのスマホロトム
  • Japan Roy no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Roy's Smartphone Rotom
Dot
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  • United States Dot
  • Japan ドット
  • Japan Dot
  • Japan Dot
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  • United States Mollie's Rotom Phone
  • Japan モリーのスマホロトム
  • Japan Molly no Smartphone Rotom
  • Japan Molly's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Terapagos
  • Japan テラパゴス
  • Japan Terapagos
  • Japan Terapagos
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  • United States Dot's Tinkatink
  • Japan ドットのカヌチャン
  • Japan Dot no Kanuchan
  • Japan Dot's Kanuchan
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  • Japan 海パン野郎
  • Japan Kaipan-yarō
  • Japan Swim Shorts Dude
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  • Japan 海パン野郎のヤブクロン
  • Japan Kaipan-yarō no Yabukuron
  • Japan Swim Shorts Dude's Yabukuron
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  • United States Ludlow's Sharpedo
  • Japan ランドウのサメハダー
  • Japan Randou no Samehader
  • Japan Randou's Samehader

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Diglett
  • Japan ディグダ
  • Japan Digda
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  • United States Psyduck
  • Japan コダック
  • Japan Koduck
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  • United States Slowpoke
  • Japan ヤドン
  • Japan Yadon
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  • United States Shellder
  • Japan シェルダー
  • Japan Shellder
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  • United States Marill
  • Japan マリル
  • Japan Maril
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  • United States Wingull
  • Japan キャモメ
  • Japan Camome
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  • United States Luvdisc
  • Japan ラブカス
  • Japan Lovecus
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  • United States Buizel
  • Japan ブイゼル
  • Japan Buoysel
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  • United States Shellos
  • Japan カラナクシ
  • Japan Karanakushi
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  • United States Patrat
  • Japan ミネズミ
  • Japan Minezumi
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  • United States Sandygast
  • Japan スナバァ
  • Japan Sunaba
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  • United States Chewtle
  • Japan カムカメ
  • Japan Kamukame
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  • United States Arrokuda
  • Japan サシカマス
  • Japan Sasikamasu
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  • United States Pincurchin
  • Japan バチンウニ
  • Japan Bachinuni
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  • United States Nacli
  • Japan コジオ
  • Japan Kojio
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  • United States Tadbulb
  • Japan ズピカ
  • Japan Zupika
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  • United States Wattrel
  • Japan カイデン
  • Japan Kaiden
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  • United States Kilowattrel
  • Japan タイカイデン
  • Japan Taikaiden
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  • United States Klawf
  • Japan ガケガニ
  • Japan Gakegani
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  • United States Wiglett
  • Japan ウミディグダ
  • Japan Umidigda
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  • United States Finizen
  • Japan ナミイルカ
  • Japan Namiiruka
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  • United States Palafin
  • Japan イルカマン
  • Japan Irukaman
00:00

YouTube

On March 8th, 2024, the official Japanese AniPoke 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 March 8th, 2024 to March 15th, 2024. 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.

AniPoke Episode 42 Transform! Irukaman, the Hero of the Ocean
What did you think?
We were looking back at Irukaman's photos and saw something...
Will the mystery be revealed next time?
In addition, we will announce a password for a Pokémon you can get!
Don't miss next week's episode!
The missed stream will be available for 1 week from today!

アニポケ 第42話「変身!海のヒーローイルカマン」
いかがでしたか?
イルカマンの写真を見返しているとあるものが写っていて…
次回、その謎が明らかに?
さらに、ポケモンがゲットできる“あいことば”を発表!
来週も必見です
見逃し配信の公開期間は本日より1週間
00:00

Note

CoroCoro Comic's Official website posted an article about this episode just before the original airing on March 9th, 2024.

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Anipoke is just around the corner! A superhero who protects the sea! Yes, its name is... Irukaman!!

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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!

The Rising Volt Tackler's have come to the Paldea region in pursuit of the remaining three Six Hero Pokémon and also the mystery of Terapagos. Today they are going to enjoy swimming and barbecuing together! While Friede and the others are getting food, Liko and Roy are enjoying their time with the Pokémon of the sea when...... they hear a call for help from somewhere!!?

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▲ The sandy beach is full of ocean-dwelling Pokémon such as Umidigda!

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▲ A voice of a person calling for help echoes throughout the beach! There was a person about to fall off the roof of a beach house!

Rushing to the desperate situation is...... the Hero of the Ocean, Irukaman! Let me explain! Irukaman is a superhero who helps people in a pinch here on the beach!

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▲ Roy and Hogator are very excited to see the appearance of the very cool hero!!

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▲ It is a bringer of peace who protects the ocean! But there are many mysteries about Irukaman......!?

It seems that Irukaman has many enthusiastic fans, and there are even some photo kids with cameras ready to take Irukaman's picture! Irukaman is no stranger to this sandy beach, but no one has ever seen it transform. As a photographer, they really wanted to capture the moment of its transformation on camera......!! Even if it's a bit of a forceful method...!!?

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▲ It is well known that this Irukaman transforms when someone is in a pinch, but it seems that no one has ever seen that moment.

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▲ The photo kids, who really want a picture of its transformation, have a plan, but......!?

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▲ And then an unexpectedly big incident occurs!! The Gakegani are rampaging...!? Help me, Irukaman!!

The rest of the story will be on Anipoke at 6:55 p.m. today! Let's all call for Irukaman in front of the TV!

【アニポケまであとちょっと!】海の平和を守るスーパーヒーロー! そう、彼の名は……イルカマン!!
海の平和を守るスーパーヒーロー!そう、彼の名は……イルカマン!!
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!!
残り3匹となった六英雄ポケモン、さらにはテラパゴスの謎を追ってパルデア地方へとやってきたライジングボルテッカーズ。今日はみんなで海水浴とバーベキューを楽しむようだ!! フリードたちが食材を調達しているあいだ、リコとロイは海のポケモンたちとのひと時を楽しんでいると……どこからか助けを求める声が!!?
▲砂浜にはウミディグダなどの海に住むポケモンがいっぱい!
▲すると砂浜に響く、助けを求める人の声! そこには今にも海の家の屋根から落ちそうになっている人が!!
絶体絶命の窮地に駆けつけたのは……海のヒーロー・イルカマンだッ!!
説明しよう! イルカマンとは、この砂浜でピンチの人を助けてくれる正義のスーパーヒーローなのだ!
▲かっこよすぎるヒーローの登場にロイとホゲータも大興奮!!
▲海の平和を守る平和の使者! しかしイルカマンには謎も多いようで……!?
そんなイルカマンには熱狂的なファンも多いようで、カメラを構えてイルカマンの写真を狙うスナップ小僧たちも! この砂浜では知らない者はいないイルカマンだが、その変身シーンは誰も見たことがないという。スナップ小僧としてはどうしても変身の瞬間をカメラに収めたい……!! たとえそれが、ちょっと強引な方法だとしても……!!?
▲このイルカマンが、誰かがピンチになると変身することは分かっているのだが、その瞬間は誰も見たことがないらしい。
▲どうしても変身シーンの写真が欲しいスナップ小僧たちはある作戦を企てるが……!?
▲そしてまさかの大事件に!! 暴れているのはガゲガニ……!? 助けてイルカマン!!
気になる続きは今日よる6時55分からのアニポケで!
みんなもテレビの前でイルカマンを呼ぼう!!
00:00

Note

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account posted a four-frame look back illustration on March 6th, 2024 by #もじゃクッキー @mojacookie.

Anipoke four-panel look back
A review of episodes 38-41!
Liko's Mibrim learned Heal Pulse and Nyahoja learned Magical Leaf!
Newly joined by Kanuchan, Dot is still a member of the Rising Volt Tackler's.

アニポケ 4コマで振り返り第38~41話を4コマでおさらい
リコのミブリム が『いやしのはどう』をニャオハ は『マジカルリーフ』を覚えました!
新しく、カヌチャン が仲間になったドットは改めてライジングボルテッカーズの一員になれましたね
(by #もじゃクッキー @mojacookie)

Trying to save trapped Ikkanezumi in a den, she got into a big pinch!
With the help of Mibrim, who had learned how to use Heal Pulse, and healed the Ikkanezumi, they were able to save the day.
The ship looks like it's going to be a mess!
And a wonderful encounter...!
Dot: Let me introduce you to our new friend! It's Kanuchan!
Dot: What do you think? It's a really cool hammer, isn't it?
Liko: No matter how scary or painful it is for me, from now on I want expand my horizons with Nyahoja!
Nyahoja has learned a new move, Magical Leaf.
They were so nervous that Dot would go back with her mom, but...
Dot: I really want to stay on the airship!
Blanca: Of course it's okay!
She was able to hear her true feelings.

洞窟で弱ったイッカネズミを 助けようとして 大ピンチに!
いやしのはどうを 覚えたミブリムと、 回復したイッカネズミの 協力もあって 事なきを得ました
船が脤やかになりそうです!
そして素敵な出会いも…!
新しい仲間を 紹介するぜ! カヌチャンだ!
どうだ~?すっげ一 カツコいい ハンマーだろ?
私ね、どんなに怖くっても、 痛い目にあっても、
これから全部の初めてをニャオハと超えいきたい!
ニャオハは、新しいわざマジカルリーフを覚えました
ドッ卜がお母さんの元へ帰っちゃうガとドキドキしたけど…
今日からは本気でこの船に乗リたい!
オッケーに決まってる!
本当の気持ちを聞くことができました
08:54

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 March 7th, 2024. The picture featured Hogator and Irukaman (Hero Form).

An original drawing of Hogator and Irukaman (Hero Form) from episode 42.
Irukaman rushed to Hogator who was in a pinch!
Is everyone safe at sea as long as Irukaman is there?

第42話よりホゲータとイルカマン(マイティフォルム)の原画をご紹介
ホゲータのピンチに駆け付けてくれたイルカマン!
海では、イルカマンがいればみんな安心?
23:32

Scene Cut

The original airing on TV Tokyo had a special First-Airing Segment with Professor Willow and the credits for that scene were included.
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Special First-Airing Segment PM2023 Data Broadcast

12:07

Eyecatch PM2023

Roy and Hogator
12:11

Eyecatch PM2023

Randou and Nuoh
21:45

Pokémon Seminar Pokémon Seminar

Pokémon Seminar - Professor Friede and Captain Pikachu share their knowledge of Pokémon.
This time... it's the Hero Pokémon Irukaman (Hero Form)!
A hero of the sea whose ancient genes have awakened.
When it transforms from its Zero Form, it gains a power... What is it?

A: Flight
B: Superstrength
C: Jet Propulsion
Answer: All 3!

ポケモンゼミ フリードとキャプテンピカチュウが、ポケモンに関する知識を紹介
今回は…ヒーローポケモンイルカマン(マイティフォルム) 太古の遺伝子が覚醒した海のヒーロー ナイーブフォルムから変身するとある能力が備わりますが…それは何?

A: 飛行能力
B: 怪力
C: ジェット噴射

正解は…全部!

The official Japanese Anime PR Twitter account also posted the Question and the answer on March 9th/10th, 2024.

The Pokémon Seminar also has its own separate staff list:
Unit Director: 坂本鼓太郎 (Kotarō Sakamoto)
Organization: 小森さじ (Saji Komori)
Key Animation: 花井柚都子 (Yutsuko Hanai)

演出 坂本鼓太郎
構成 小森さじ
原画 花井柚都子

23:15

Special First-Airing Segment Event Announcement

During PM2023 42, which aired in Japan on March 8th, 2024, a special First-Airing Segment aired with Professor Willow. A passcode was originally revealed during that segment that allowed players of Pokémon GO to obtain Captain Pikachu in a Bonus Timed Research.

Official Twitter Post:
The official Pokémon GO Twitter account posted a Tweet announcing the code shortly after the episode finished airing.

Celebrate Pokémon Horizons: The Series with Pikachu wearing Cap's hat in Pokémon GO! Enter the code CAPTAINPIKACHU on the Pokémon GO website to activate this encounter. The offer code and Timed Research expires on March 13th at 11:59 p.m.

Segment Staff:
Organization: 佐藤大 (Dai Satō)
Storyboard/Unit Director: 冨安大貴 (Daiki Tomiyasu)
Animation Director: 山崎玲愛 (Rei Yamazaki)
Key Animation: 藤本雄一朗 (Yūichirō Fujimoto), 山崎玲愛 (Rei Yamazaki), 伊藤京子 (Kyōko Itō)
In-Between Animation Check: スタジオPaTHoS (Studio PaTHoS), 太田彬彦 (Akihiko Ōta)
Production Assistant: 吉田昌平 (Shōhei Yoshida)
Sound Mixing: 大石篤 (Atsushi Ōishi), 坂本美月 (Mizuki Sakamoto)

     構成 佐藤大
絵コンテ/演出 冨安大貴
   作画監督 山崎玲愛

     原画 藤本雄一朗
        山崎玲愛
        伊藤京子
   動画検査 スタジオPaTHoS
        太田彬彦
   制作進行 吉田昌平

     MA 大石篤
        坂本美月
Episode Music Regions
Music Player

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:01 SV M39 The Rising Volt Tacklers 4 Liko recaps
Japan 01:26 SV M27 Playful Pokémon Dot didn't want to come to the beach.
Japan 03:14 ハロ(Anime Size)
Japanese (TL): Halo (Anime Size)
Japanese Opening Theme
Japan 04:44 SV M05 Title Card Title card
Japan 04:57 SV M11 Roommate Anne Nyahoja and Hogator explore
Japan 05:34 SV M28 The Explorers Attack Someone is about to fall off a roof!
Japan 05:47 SV M53 ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokémon Gym
Irukaman appears to save him!
Japan 06:28 SV M10 Start of an Adventure Irukaman appears
Japan 08:36 SV M28 The Explorers Attack Hogator is in trouble!
Japan 08:52 SV M53 ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokémon Gym
Irukaman saves Hogator!
Japan 11:36 SV M18 Understanding Pokémon One of the cameramen has "hurt himself"
Japan 12:11 SV M09 Eyecatch D Eyecatch return
Japan 13:13 SV M42 Running Away A herd of Gakegani appear actually creating danger!
Japan 14:21 SV M28 The Explorers Attack Nyahoja spots the cameramen watching Irukaman
Japan 15:45 SV M53 ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokémon Gym
Irukaman fights the Gakegani!
Japan 16:32 SV M23 Friede to the Rescue / Rising Volt Tacklers 3 Randou transforms into the "MIGHTY G!"
Japan 18:24 SV M53 ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokémon Gym
Everyone cheers for Irukaman!
Japan 20:12 SV M19 Liko's Theme Liko keeps her secret about Irukaman safe
Japan 21:46 SV M34 Pokémon Lecture Pokémon Lecture
Japan 22:07 RVR~ライジングボルテッカーズラップ~ (ランドウVer. PART2)
Japanese (TL): RVR Rising Volt Tacklers Rap [Ludlow Ver. PART2]
Japanese Ending Theme
Japan 23:15 SV M13 Chosing a Pokémon Special First-Airing Segment - Pokémon GO
Japan 23:37 SV M34 Pokémon Lecture Pokémon Lecture (Starts four seconds in)
Japan 23:43 SV M01 戦!テラレイド
Japanese (TL): Battle! Tera Raid
Special First-Airing Segment - Pokémon GO Captain Pikachu Bonus Timed Research
Japan 24:00 SV M16 Gurumin / Next Time Pocket Monsters Episode 43 Preview

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 24
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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Liko and Roy are having a great time playing in the sea, but trouble suddenly arises when Hogator gets washed away! It ends up getting saved by Irukaman, the Hero of the Sea! But in the meantime, somebody is planning to catch Irukaman's transformation scene on camera...?

Summary:
The Rising Volt Tacklers are visiting a beach in the Paldea region. Liko and Roy are having a great time playing with the local sea Pokémon, but trouble suddenly arises when Hogator gets washed out to sea! The day ends up getting saved by Irukaman, the Hero of the Ocean! Roy is amazed at how cool Irukaman is... but in the meantime, somebody is planning to catch Irukaman's supposedly never-before-seen transformation scene on camera...?

Voice Cast:
Minori Suzuki: Liko
Megumi Hayashibara: Nyahoja
Yuka Terasaki: Roy
Daiki Yamashita: Hogator
Taku Yashiro: Friede
Kenta Miyake: Murdock
Ikkyu Juku: Randou/Mighty G
Yoshino Aoyama: Dot
Daisuke Namikawa: Kuwassu
Kentaro Takano: Swim Shorts Dude
Masaya Fukunishi: Photo Kid
Takaaki Torashima: Photo Kid
Tatsuki Kobe: Photo Kid
Ikue Ohtani: Captain Pikachu

Hiroshi Watanabe: Professor Willow
Kei Shindo: Narration
Last edited 08 Mar 2024 08:13 AM by Adamant