Home / Episode Guide / Arrival in Saiyu City! Nyarth in Boots!?/サイユウシティ到着!長靴をはいたニャース!?/Like A Meowth To Flame
Titles and Airdates
  • United States 2006-03-04 Like a Meowth to Flame
  • Japan 2005-04-21 サイユウシティ到着!長靴をはいたニャース!?
  • Japan 2005-04-21 Saiyu City Tōchaku! Chōka wo haita Nyarth!?
  • Japan 2005-04-21 Arrival in Saiyu City! Nyarth in Boots!?
  • Germany Das gestiefelte Mauzi
  • France Miaouss à plume
  • Spain Un Meowth salva la antorcha
  • Sweden 2007-10-07 Cowboy-Meowth!
  • Italy Arrivo a Iridopoli
  • Mexico La curiosidad mató al Meowth
  • Finland 2008-01-12 Meowth käy kuumana
  • Taiwan 抵達彩幽市!穿著長靴的喵喵!?
  • Netherlands Zet een Meowth voor je raam vannacht!
  • Brazil De Meowth para uma Chama
  • Norway 2007-05-13 Som en Meowth mot flammen
  • Denmark Den bestøvlede Meowth
  • Greece Μιάουθ ο Φοβερός
  • Portugal Como um Meowth Para uma Chama
  • Russia Как Мяут на пламя
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Team Ota

Japan Screenplay 松井亜弥 (Aya Matsui)
Japan Storyboard 秦義人 (Yoshito Hata)
Japan Animation Director 山下惠 (Megumi Yamashita)
Japan Animation Director 志村泉 (Izumi Shimura)
Japan Episode Director 秦義人 (Yoshito Hata)

OP/ED List

GLORY DAY 〜輝くその日〜 (バージョン2)
GLORY DAY ~That Shining Day~ (Version 2)
포켓몬스터 AG
Pocket Monsters AG
행복한 여행
A Happy Journey
寶可夢點點名
Pokémon Roll Call
Summary
Ash and friends are now riding the boat to Ever Grande City. They are all very excited as they approach the home of the Hoenn League Championships - the most prestigious Pokémon competition there is and where elite trainers come to compete - trainers who have earned eight Badges by emerging victorious from a variety of Gym battles. The time has come to prove themselves, to push the limits of their Pokémon, and to hope that their hard work pays off.

Ash comments that the tournament is just one week away and that the time will be spent with some serious training. May tells him that he needs the perfect fuel for the big victory. Ash questions her about what kind and she tells him that he needs Chicken Noodle Soup. Meanwhile, Team Rocket follows the cruise liner in their Magikarp Submarine. Jessie tells James and Meowth that they’ll make their biggest score ever…

Once in town, May leads the group through town while looking for a restaurant - the Ever Grande Noodle Nosh, one of the top three restaurants in Hoenn. She tells the others that she read about it in a guidebook - The Gourmet’s Guide to Ever Grande City Restaurants and Eateries for the True Connoisseur. She tells them that she’ll be a connoisseur during the tournament. And so they head off for the Noodle Nosh again.

A short time later, they are still searching among the alleys of Ever Grande. Above, a flock of Murkrow spies on them. Brock looks in the book for their location as the Murkrow swoop down on them. One of the Murkrow takes the book and the whole flock begins Pecking the four friends. Pikachu uses a Thunderbolt to hurt them but another wave of them comes in. Pikachu uses Thunderbolt again but yet around wave of them swoops in. Suddenly, a Meowth jumps in on the scene. Meowth lands on its hind legs wearing boots and a hat. A man walks up behind Meowth and has it use Fury Swipes to scare the Murkrow. The birds fly away quickly and the man asks if everyone is okay. He picks up the book and sees that the gang is heading for the Noodle Nosh, exactly where he is going.

Once at the Noodle Nosh, with some soup, May compliments the man, whose name is Tyson, and his Meowth in Boots. Meowth eats Brock’s Pokémon food with Pikachu as Tyson explains that he is surprised to see it eating someone else’s food and that Brock must be a great breeder because Meowth is a picky eater. He continues that Meowth is probably strong enough to evolve but too stubborn. He also says that Ash must be lucky to be traveling with Brock. Ash tells Tyson that Brock is an awesome chef and invites him over for dinner, for which Brock promises to make something special.

Tyson tells everyone that he likes to try all the local food when he travels which brings Max to say that he’s like May. May thinks she has found her “soul mate!” and tells Tyson that they should work together to make a gourmet cookbook. Once everyone finishes lunch, Tyson glances over at the clock and realizes that he is late. He speeds out of the Noodle Nosh with everyone at his heels.

Running down the path, Tyson explains that he is a Torch Runner and must be at the Pokémon Center soon. At the Pokémon Center, President Goodsho awaits the arrival of the Moltres Flame Torch and he complains that he hates waiting. Officer Jenny radios to all the other officers that she wants them all at their posts. Over in the bushes Jessie, James, and Meowth devise a plan to steal the Torch for the boss. Meowth begins another one of his fantasies about the boss:

The stolen flame has been placed at headquarters so that when the boss rides in to work every morning, he sees it burning bright. Throughout the day, he would use it to make Torch-Brewed Coffee, have a Torch-Flame Stove, and a Torch-Heated Personal Jacuzzi.

The officers arrive with the Flame under heavy security just as Tyson and the others arrive. Goodsho tells them that they aren’t late and he greets Ash and Brock. Max and May wonder how he knows them so Ash explains that he and Brock were once Torch Runners too. Goodsho spots May and compliments her after seeing her “spectacular” performance in the Grand Festival, just as a performance from Norman’s daughter should be. Max says that he didn’t know that Goodsho knew about their dad, which leads to a response from Goodsho about being in the business a long time and just knowing things.

Tyson receives the Torch and sets off with Meowth in Boots. In the bushes, Team Rocket’s Meowth spies on Meowth in Boots. Jessie and James start to leave without him so he runs to catch up. President Goodsho says that it is time to head for the stadium as a limo pulls up. He offers to allow Ash and the others to ride with them. As the limo rolls along, the expansive Ever Grande Stadium reveals itself to them and Ash stares in awe at its size. May says that she wants to try each of the food shops in Ever Grande, starting with the bakery and their Strawberry Cream Pie which her book says will be an experience not soon forgotten.

At the Ever Grande Pokémon Center, Nurse Joy tells Ash that his registration is done and gives him a guidebook. Max asks if he can see it first. Brock disappears and May points out that he is off admiring the many Nurse Joy’s and Officer Jenny’s. Ash asks Nurse Joy if a trainer named Morrison has registered yet but she tells him that he has not. Up on the TV screen, Tyson is seen running with the Torch into the Stadium.

A short time later, Ash calls Professor Oak who offers to transfer any Pokémon. Ash declines the offer and tells the Professor why: he left for Hoenn with just Pikachu and started over. Many of Ash’s other Pokémon would be happy to battle but he would like to use just his Hoenn team. Professor Oak agrees with his decision and says he is looking forward to the tournament.

Suddenly, Officer Jenny’s voice blares over the PA that there is a Code I Emergency - the Torch has been stolen. Outside, Ash and friends meet up with Tyson who tells them all how the Torch was stolen from right underneath his nose. He had gotten to the storage room and put the Torch on the table. One of the Officer Jenny’s, who had her face shaded, pointed to the sky and said that she thought she had seen a Moltres. While everyone looked up, a shaded Nurse Joy grabbed the Torch. The Jenny said that she was mistaken and the two left, barricading the door behind them.

The two make their getaway on a motorcycle, with two Jenny’s chasing them. One Jenny speeds around them and attempts to cut them off. They merely take a turn and speed towards a cliff. Jumping off the motorcycle, the Jenny and Joy land in the Team Rocket balloon and say their motto. With the Torch in hand, they begin to escape and Ash has Pikachu use Thunderbolt. Meowth whips out his Anti-Electric Umbrella to repel it and it hits Pikachu. Officer Jenny starts to pull out her Blastoise but Nurse Joy warns her that water would put out the Flame.

Tyson sends out a Metagross and has it use Confusion to pull down the balloon. Meowth turns up the flame on the balloon and they begin to rise. President Goodsho asks Ash if he has any Ice Pokémon. Ash tells him that he has Glalie and the President tells him that Ice won’t put out the Flame. So, Ash sends out Glalie and has it use Ice Beam. Team Rocket gets frozen and Ash jumps in the balloon to take the Torch. Jessie and James break free of the ice and begin a struggle with Ash for the Flame. It flies out of the balloon and Jessie throws Meowth after it. He grabs it but Meowth in Boots takes it from him. Meowth in Boots insults Meowth who says that Meowth in Boots has a cowboy complex. Meowth in Boots dares Meowth to come and get the Flame so Meowth uses Fury Swipes attack… but misses. He says that the town isn’t big enough for the two of them. Meowth in Boots seems to agree and uses Iron Tail to send Meowth blasting off.

Tyson has Ash jump out of the balloon with Metagross’ help and them Meowth in Boots use Thunderbolt to blast the rest of Team Rocket off. The Flame is saved and President Goodsho thanks Ash and Tyson for their quick thinking and excellent battle maneuvers. The Hoenn League Championships are about to begin and Tyson and Ash are as ready as ever.

English Official Summary

Ash and his friends have finally arrived in Ever Grande city for the Hoenn League Championships, but they're mobbed by a group of Murkrow as they're looking for a place to eat. A snappily-dressed Meowth and its Trainer, Tyson, jump into save the day. After introductions and a friendly lunch together, it's time to see the torch carried to the stadium. Tyson himself turns out to be the torch bearer! While Tyson heads for the stadium, Ash makes his preparations for the Hoenn league and wonders where Morrison is. Team Rocket is also making their preparations—to steal the torch, which burns with a legendary flame! When Tyson brings the torch to a storage room before the ceremonies, a disguised Team Rocket grabs the torch and runs! Officer Jenny, Nurse Joy, and our heroes all give chase and finally corner Team Rocket. Tyson's Meowth seizes the torch and dares Team Rocket's Meowth to try and take it back. Meowth, its pride wounded, takes up the challenge, but is quickly defeated by its new rival before Team Rocket is sent blasting off as usual. With the torch recovered, now the Hoenn League championships can get underway!

French Official Summary

Sacha et ses amis sont enfin arrivés à Éternara pour les Championnats de la Ligue Hoenn, mais ils sont attaqués par une horde de Cornèbre alors qu'ils cherchent un endroit pour manger.

German Official Summary

Ash und seine Freunde sind endlich in Prachtpolis City zu den Hoenn-Liga-Meisterschaften angekommen, aber auf der Suche nach einem Rastplatz werden sie von einer Horde Kramurx belästigt.

Italian Official Summary

Ash e i suoi amici sono finalmente giunti a Iridopoli per partecipare alla Lega di Hoenn, ma sono importunati da un gruppo di Murkrow mentre cercano un posto dove mangiare.

Portuguese Official Summary

Enquanto treina para a Liga Hoenn, Ash conhece um colega Treinador Tyson e seu Meowth de botas, e eles descobrem que a tocha cerimonial foi roubada!

Finnish Official Summary

Harjoitellessaan Hoenn-liigaa varten Ash kohtaa kanssakouluttaja Tysonin ja hänen saapasjalka-Meowthinsa, ja heille selviää, että seremoniasoihtu on varastettu!

Spanish Latin America Official Summary

Mientras entrenan para la Liga Hoenn, Ash conoce al Entrenador Tyson y a su Meowth con botas, ¡y ellos descubren que la antorcha ceremonial ha sido robada!

Spanish Official Summary

Ash y sus amigos han llegado por fin a Ciudad Colosalia para los Campeonatos de la Liga Hoenn. Mientras están buscando un sitio para comer, son atacados por un grupo de Murkrow.

English Great Britian Official Summary

Ash and his friends have finally arrived in Ever Grande city for the Hoenn League Championships, but they're mobbed by a group of Murkrow as they're looking for a place to eat. A snappily-dressed Meowth and its Trainer, Tyson, jump into save the day. After introductions and a friendly lunch together, it's time to see the torch carried to the stadium. Tyson himself turns out to be the torch bearer! While Tyson heads for the stadium, Ash makes his preparations for the Hoenn league and wonders where Morrison is. Team Rocket is also making their preparations—to steal the torch, which burns with a legendary flame! When Tyson brings the torch to a storage room before the ceremonies, a disguised Team Rocket grabs the torch and runs! Officer Jenny, Nurse Joy, and our heroes all give chase and finally corner Team Rocket. Tyson's Meowth seizes the torch and dares Team Rocket's Meowth to try and take it back. Meowth, its pride wounded, takes up the challenge, but is quickly defeated by its new rival before Team Rocket is sent blasting off as usual. With the torch recovered, now the Hoenn League championships can get underway!

Russian Official Summary

Эш прибывает в Эвер Гранд Сити за неделю до чемпионата Лиги Хоенн. Когда стая Муркроу нападёт на Эша и Пикачу, Эш пытается применить Удар молнии, чтобы отпугнуть их, но безрезультатно. В этот момент появляется другой тренер, который приказывает своему покемону Мяуту, одетому в сапоги, атаковать стаю. Муркроу исчезают, и у Эша появляется возможность познакомиться с новым соперником. После небольшого обеда, приготовленного Броком, друзья отправляются смотреть церемонию проноса факела. Там они узнают, что факел был украден. До церемонии остаются считанные минуты. Смогут ли Эш и его друзья вернуть символ соревнований?

Dutch Official Summary

Tijdens het trainen voor de Hoenn League ontmoet Ash mede Trainer Tyson en zijn gelaarsde Meowth en ze ontdekken dat de fakkel voor de ceremonie gestolen is!

Norwegian Official Summary

Under treningen til Hoenn-ligaen treffer Ash treneren Tyson og hans bestøvlede Meowth. De oppdager at seremonifakkelen har blitt stjålet!

Swedish Official Summary

Medan han tränar inför Hoenn-ligan, träffar Ash på en annan Tränare som heter Tyson och hans Meowth som har stövlar, och de upptäcker att den ceremoniella facklan har blivit stulen!

Danish Official Summary

Under træningen til Hoenn-ligaen møder Ash en anden Træner, Tyson, og dennes Meowth, som bærer støvler. Snart opdager de, at den ceremonielle fakkel er blevet stjålet!

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 Giovanni
  • Japan サカキ
  • Japan Sakaki
  • Japan Sakaki
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  • United States Brock
  • Japan タケシ
  • Japan Takeshi
  • Japan Takeshi
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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 Professor Samuel Oak
  • Japan オーキド ユキナリ博士
  • Japan Yukinari Okido-hakase
  • Japan Professor Yukinari Okido
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  • United States Officer Jenny
  • Japan ジュンサー
  • Japan Junsa
  • Japan Junsa
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  • United States Nurse Joy
  • Japan ジョーイ
  • Japan Joy
  • Japan Joy
May
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  • United States May
  • Japan ハルカ
  • Japan Haruka
  • Japan Haruka
Max
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  • United States Max
  • Japan マサト
  • Japan Masato
  • Japan Masato
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  • United States Ash's Glalie
  • Japan サトシのオニゴーリ
  • Japan Satoshi no Onigohri
  • Japan Satoshi's Onigohri
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  • United States Wobbuffet
  • Japan ソーナンス
  • Japan Sonansu
  • Japan Sonansu
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  • United States Police Officer
  • Japan 警察官
  • Japan Keisatsukan
  • Japan Police Officer
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  • United States Charles Goodshow
  • Japan タマランゼ会長
  • Japan Tamaranze-kaichou
  • Japan President Tamaranze
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  • United States James's Chimecho
  • Japan コジロウのチリーン
  • Japan Kojirō no Chirean
  • Japan Kojiro's Chirean
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  • United States Tyson
  • Japan テツヤ
  • Japan Tetsuya
  • Japan Tetsuya
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  • United States Tyson's Meowth
  • Japan テツヤのニャース
  • Japan Tetsuya no Nyarth
  • Japan Tetsuya's Nyarth
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  • United States Tyson's Metagross
  • Japan テツヤのメタグロス
  • Japan Tetsuya no Metagross
  • Japan Tetsuya's Metagross

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Machamp
  • Japan カイリキー
  • Japan Kairiky
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  • United States Murkrow
  • Japan ヤミカラス
  • Japan Yamikarasu
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  • United States Blaziken
  • Japan バシャーモ
  • Japan Burshamo
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  • United States Swampert
  • Japan ラグラージ
  • Japan Laglarge
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  • United States Aggron
  • Japan ボスゴドラ
  • Japan Bossgodora
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  • United States Tropius
  • Japan トロピウス
  • Japan Tropius
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11:46

Trainer's Choice Advanced Battle

Pokémon Trainer's Choice
Question Trainers, what humble Pokémon does Kingdra begin as?
Choices Misdreavus, Horsea, Marill
Answer Ok, Trainers! If you chose Horsea, you were right!

12:16

Eyecatch Regirock Eyecatch

Regirock Commercial Intro and Return Eyecatches with Pikachu, Satoshi, Haruka, Masato and Takeshi.

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:00 ポケモン シンフォニック メドレー(TVバージョン) ~Pokémon Symphonic Medley~
Japanese (Romanized): Pokémon Symphonic Medley (TV Version)
Japanese (Trans): Pokémon Symphonic Medley (TV Version)
Opening Theme for Japanese Version
Japan 01:28 アドバンス・アドベンチャー~旅はつづく~
Japanese (Romanized): Advance Adventure ~Tabi ha Tsuduku~
Japanese (Trans): Advance Adventure ~The Travels Continue~
Movie 6 BGM - The group is arriving on the ship to Saiyu City.
Japan 02:54 2002-2005(AG)-M42 進化おめでとう
Japanese (Romanized): Shinka omedetō
Japanese (Trans): Congratulations for the Evolution
Advanced Generation Title Card
Japan 03:05 1999-2001-M11 Golden Silver The group walks through Saiyu City.
Japan 04:16 1997-1998-M15 襲撃!
Japanese (Romanized): Shūgeki!
Japanese (Trans): Attack!
A flock of Yamikarasu raids on the group.
Japan 05:46 1999-2001-M01 29ばんどうろ
Japanese (Romanized): 29-ban dōro
Japanese (Trans): Route 29
The group talks with Tetsuya at the ramen shop.
Japan 07:20 2002-2005(AG)-M30(NO.3)
Japanese (Romanized): (NO.3)
Japanese (Trans): (NO.3)
Tetsuya is in a hurry and runs with his Nyarth, saying to the group running behind him that he will be carrying the sacred fire.
Japan 08:23 1997-1998-M26 ロケット団隠密作戦
Japanese (Romanized): Rocket-dan Onmitsu Sakusen
Japanese (Trans): The Rocket Gang's Secret Schemes
Nyarth's boss fantasy: Sakaki will use Fire's flame for many things.
Japan 09:08 1997-1998-M10 ピカチュウ登場
Japanese (Romanized): Pikachu Tōjō
Japanese (Trans): Pikachu Enters
Satoshi, Takeshi meet again President Tamaranze, while Haruka and Masato do so for the first time.
Japan 11:01 1997-1998-M60 ハナダへの道‐おつきみ山より
Japanese (Romanized): Hanada e no michi - Otsukimi Yama yori
Japanese (Trans): The Road to Hanada - From Moon-viewing Mountain
Tetsuya runs with the sacred fire on his right hand, along with his partner Nyarth, at the same time that the group arrives in a car to Saiyu City, the place where the Houen League is held. The music overlaps the Eyecatch Break.
Japan 12:24 2002-2005(AG)-M43 Eyecatch Return
Japan 12:49 Movie 1 Short - Coil Eyecatch Takeshi gets crazy at all the Nurse Joy and Officer Junsa in the Pokémon Center.
Japan 14:12 Movie 4 BGM - Discussing Celebi Movie 4 BGM - Satoshi states to Okido his decision to use only Houen Pokémon in the Houen League.
Japan 15:16 1997-1998-M17 絶対絶命
Japanese (Romanized): Zettai Zetsumei
Japanese (Trans): Desperate Situation
News come out telling that the Torch has been stolen.
Japan 16:12 1997-1998-M67 Wreakin' Havoc Musashi and Kojiro (still in Officer Junsa and Nurse Joy's disguises, respectively) run away on a motorcycle with the Torch.
Japan 16:47 2002-2005(AG)-M32 ロケット団参上!のテーマ(ホウエン・バージョン)
Japanese (Romanized): Rocket-dan sanjō! no thema (Houen Version)
Japanese (Trans): Rocket Gang Arrival Theme (Houen Version)
Rocket Gang Motto
Japan 17:24 2002-2005(AG)-M24 戦闘!超古代ポケモン
Japanese (Romanized): Sentō! Chō-kodai Pokémon
Japanese (Trans): Fight! Ancient Pokémon
Satoshi orders Pikachu to use 100,000 Volts on Rocket Gang's balloon.
Japan 19:09 2002-2005(AG)-M25 戦闘!四天王
Japanese (Romanized): Sentō! Shitennō
Japanese (Trans): Fight! Elite Four
Tetsuya says "Go, [my] Nyarth!", who takes away the Torch from Rocket Gang's Nyarth.
Japan 20:03 2002-2005(AG)-M40 ~アドバンス・アドベンチャー~ (BONUS-TRACK) 競技中 OPテーマ「アドバンス・アドベンチャー」INST.
Japanese (Romanized): OP thema 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Japanese (Trans): Opening Theme 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Tetsuya's Nyarth uses Iron Tail to blast off Rocket Gang's Nyarth. After Satoshi jumps away from Rocket Gang's balloon, Musashi and Kojiro are sent blasting off.
Japan 20:50 1997-1998-M04 出会いと別れと
Japanese (Romanized): Deai to Wakare to
Japanese (Trans): Meeting and Parting
The Torch is returned to its place. Satoshi and Tetsuya shake hands, looking forward to the tournament.
Japan 21:44 GLORY DAY ~輝くその日~ 
Japanese (Romanized): Glory Day ~Kagayaku Sono Hi~
Japanese (Trans): Glory Day ~That Shining Day~
2nd Version of the Ending Theme
Japan 23:05 2002-2005(AG)-M40 ~アドバンス・アドベンチャー~ (BONUS-TRACK) 競技中 OPテーマ「アドバンス・アドベンチャー」INST.
Japanese (Romanized): OP thema 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Japanese (Trans): Opening Theme 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Advanced Generation Episode 127 preview
Japan 23:35 Movie 2 BGM - On Route to Ice Island Movie 2 BGM - Okido begins his advertisement of Movie 8.
Japan 24:06 2002-2005(AG)-M40 ~アドバンス・アドベンチャー~ (BONUS-TRACK) 競技中 OPテーマ「アドバンス・アドベンチャー」INST.
Japanese (Romanized): OP thema 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Japanese (Trans): Opening Theme 'Advance Adventure' INST.
Okido offers special items with the tickets for the Movie 8.

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 24
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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