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  • Japan タケシ!ニビジムをすくえ!
  • Japan Takeshi! Nibi Gym wo sukue!
  • Japan Takeshi! Save Nibi Gym!


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Brock has gone his separate ways with Ash and Misty and is now at Pewter City. He comments on how good it is to be home. Flint is in disguise again and he tells Brock to leave. Brock takes the disguise off him and wonders why his dad wants him to leave. Flint tells Brock to remember the times when the gym was perfect and was a good place for rock Pokémon. Then Flint tells Brock that his mother did something to the gym. Brock looks at the gym is shocked to see that flowers surround the gym. Flint tells Brock to go home.

Brock opens the door to his house. His brothers and sisters say hello to him. Brock's mom, Lola, is finishing putting a painting on the wall. She asks Brock's opinion on the artwork. Brock didn't even think it was art. Flint appears behind Brock. They look in the inside of the gym and Brock is shocked to see water and other decorations in it. Suddenly, water Pokémon such as Tentacruel and Gyarados pop out. Brock is very disappointed. Brock wants his mom to get the water Pokémon out of the gym. Even Brock's sisters and brothers don't like it. Brock tells Flint to do something. Flint says that nothing works and that he's tried everything. One of Brock's brothers says that they should fight for the gym. Brock agrees and he wants Flint to battle Lola for the gym.

Brock tells Lola the rules. Lola thinks that Brock is just being stubborn and Brock yells at her. Lola agrees to battle but if she wins, Brock's brothers and sisters have to become water Pokémon trainers. One of the brothers says that Lola uses water Pokémon and that Flint has no way of winning because he only uses rock Pokémon. Flint agrees and Brock lectures him that he's a gym leader. Then Brock tells Flint a story about Ash and that there is always a way to win a battle. Brock agrees to be the judge. Lola sends out Marill and Flint sends out Golem who wobbles on a rock. Flint tells Golem to use Earthquake. The water on the gym floor toughens up and Marill starts to lose control. Marill falls into the water but Lola commands Marill to use Surf. The water takes Golem with it. Golem sinks down to the bottom. Lola tells Blastoise to bring Golem up to surface. At the surface, everyone helps bring Golem back to life.

Flint congratulates Lola for a well battle. Flint remembers the day when he first met Lola. It all started with a Pokémon battle and Lola beated Flint. They both hold hands and smile at each other. Brock still won't let go of the gym.

Everyone is in the kitchen. Brock is cooking something and his little brother starts to talk about the girls in his school. Meanwhile, Flint and Lola are talking to each other in the gym. Flint thinks that Lola was getting bored of him but Lola tells him that she loves him more than anything. At the table, Flint and Lola start to do some "things" such as feeding each other. Brock wants to change the subject and talk about the gym. Lola comments Brock on his cooking and she tells him that the food is delicious. Brock wants to know when he can battle Lola for the gym. Lola tells Flint to tell Brock about it. Flint and Lola start to play with each other when Brock starts to yell. Flint decides to make the announcement. He tells everyone that the Pewter Gym will now hold water and rock type Pokémon. Forrest (Brock's brother) doesn't like the idea and he runs away. Brock's sister tells Brock that Forrest wanted to become the gym leader when he grew up.

Brock sees Forrest looking at the ocean and he joins him to talk. Forrest asks Brock if he has met a lot of girls. Brock says yes but he also says that he has to stay focused to be a Pokémon Breeder. Forrest tells Brock about what he wants to do. Then Forrest tells Brock that he wants to be a great rock type Pokémon trainer. The thing that Forrest worries about is losing to water type Pokémon. Brock tells him that he'll beat the water Pokémon.

The next day, Brock comes up to his parents. Flint shows Brock the new sign he made for the gym. Brock says that it won't work and that he wants to fight Lola today. Lola agrees to battle Brock. Flint tells them that he'll be the judge for the battle. Brock sends out Onix and Lola sends out Mantine. Brock tells Forrest to watch the battle closely and he commands Onix to use Dig. The water in the gym begins to drain out because of the hole. Then Onix comes up and hits Mantine. Mantine regains its strength and hits Onix with Bubblebeam. Brock tells Onix to use Bind and Onix squeezes Mantine hard. Lola tells Mantine to use Confuse Ray but it doesn't respond. Then Lola tells Mantine to use Bubblebeam. Mantine scores a direct hit and Onix lets go. Mantine uses Bubblebeam again and hurts Onix. Then Brock tells Onix to use Slam on Mantine really hard. Onix scores a direct hit on Mantine and Mantine faints.

Lola recalls Mantine back and tells Brock that he can keep the gym. Forrest comes up to Brock and congratulates him. Then Brock tells Forrest that he can keep his Onix so that he can have a Pokémon of his own. It's now time for Brock to leave. Forrest tells Brock that they are going to have a battle once Brock comes home again. Brock then says that he's going to travel back to Hoenn. The whole family waves goodbye to Brock as he departs for Hoenn to meet up with Ash.


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  • United States Misty
  • Japan カスミ
  • Japan Kasumi
  • Japan Kasumi
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  • United States Brock
  • Japan タケシ
  • Japan Takeshi
  • Japan Takeshi
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  • United States Brock's Onix
  • Japan タケシのイワーク
  • Japan Takeshi no Iwark
  • Japan Takeshi's Iwark
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  • United States Forrest
  • Japan ジロー
  • Japan Jirō
  • Japan Jiro
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  • United States Brock's Crobat
  • Japan タケシのクロバット
  • Japan Takeshi no Crobat
  • Japan Takeshi's Crobat
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  • United States Brock's Forretress
  • Japan タケシのフォレトス
  • Japan Takeshi no Foretos
  • Japan Takeshi's Foretos
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  • United States Lola
  • Japan ミズホ
  • Japan Mizuho
  • Japan Mizuho
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  • United States Salvadore
  • Japan サブロー
  • Japan Saburō
  • Japan Saburo
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  • United States Yolanda
  • Japan ヨモコ
  • Japan Yomoko
  • Japan Yomoko
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  • United States Tommy
  • Japan ゴロウ
  • Japan Gorō
  • Japan Goro
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  • United States Cindy
  • Japan ムツコ
  • Japan Mutsuko
  • Japan Mutsuko
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  • United States Suzie
  • Japan ナナコ
  • Japan Nanako
  • Japan Nanako
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  • United States Timmy
  • Japan ヤオキ
  • Japan Yaoki
  • Japan Yaoki
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  • United States Billy
  • Japan クロウ
  • Japan Kurō
  • Japan Kuro
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  • United States Tilly
  • Japan トオコ
  • Japan Tōko
  • Japan Toko
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  • United States Lola's Gyarados
  • Japan ミズホのギャラドス
  • Japan Mizuho no Gyarados
  • Japan Mizuho's Gyarados
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  • United States Lola's Blastoise
  • Japan ミズホのカメックス
  • Japan Mizuho no Kamex
  • Japan Mizuho's Kamex
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  • United States Lola's Mantine
  • Japan ミズホのマンタイン
  • Japan Mizuho no Mantain
  • Japan Mizuho's Mantain
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  • United States Lola's Poliwag
  • Japan ミズホのニョロモ
  • Japan Mizuho no Nyoromo
  • Japan Mizuho's Nyoromo
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  • United States Lola's Tentacruel
  • Japan ミズホのドククラゲ
  • Japan Mizuho no Dokukurage
  • Japan Mizuho's Dokukurage
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  • United States Lola's Slowpoke
  • Japan ミズホのヤドン
  • Japan Mizuho no Yadon
  • Japan Mizuho's Yadon
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  • United States Lola's Marill
  • Japan ミズホのマリル
  • Japan Mizuho no Maril
  • Japan Mizuho's Maril
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  • United States Lola's Vaporeon
  • Japan ミズホのシャワーズ
  • Japan Mizuho no Showers
  • Japan Mizuho's Showers
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  • United States Flint's Golem
  • Japan ムノーの ゴローニャ
  • Japan Munō no Golonya
  • Japan Muno's Golonya
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Time Track Notes
Japan 00:00 1999-2001-M02 タイトル
Japanese (Romanized): Title
Japanese (TL): Title
Introductory music to the episode.
Japan 00:23 1999-2001-M02 タイトル
Japanese (Romanized): Title
Japanese (TL): Title
The narrator recaps Takeshi's arrival back to Nibi City.
Japan 01:25 1997-1998-M52 Title Card Title Card
Japan 01:38 1999-2001-M13 Mysterious Person Takeshi is not impressed with the current looks of the Nibi Gym.
Japan 03:14 Hanada Gym - Swimming Ballet Takeshi gets dissapointed by the looks of the gym's battlefield.
Japan 06:05 1999-2001-M17 戦闘!ライバル
Japanese (Romanized): Sentō! Rival
Japanese (TL): Battle! Rival
Mizuho battles Muno inside the Nibi Gym.
Japan 08:30 1999-2001-M29 Very Sad Moments Muno decides to leave Golonya to Takeshi, stating that he can't handle it against Water-types.
Japan 10:15 1997-1998-M64 Hiya, Hot Stuff! (Jazzy Theme) During the dinner, Mizuho and Muno concentrate on each other.
Japan 10:45 1997-1998-M64 Hiya, Hot Stuff! (Jazzy Theme) Mizuho and Muno tell each other repeatedly to reveal the decision they made about the Gym.
Japan 12:13 1999-2001-M32 Life's Purpose Takeshi and Jiro talk about their goals.
Japan 14:50 サトシ戦いの決意
Japanese (Romanized): Satoshi tatakai no ketsui
Japanese (TL): Satoshi's Battle Resolve
Movie 1 BGM - The first part of the music plays right before Mizuho and Takeshi begin their battle in the Nibi Gym.
Japan 15:21 1997-1998-M32 ファンファーレ ポケモンゲット
Japanese (Romanized): Fanfare Pokémon Get
Japanese (TL): Fanfare - Got a Pokémon
Japan 15:29 対決!本物対コピーポケモン
Japanese (Romanized): Taiketsu! Honmono tai Copy Pokémon
Japanese (TL): Showdown! The Real versus the Copy Pokémon
Movie 1 BGM - Mizuho and Takeshi begin their battle.
Japan 16:39 1997-1998-M15 襲撃!
Japanese (Romanized): Shūgeki!
Japanese (TL): Attack!
Mizuho tells Mantain to use BubbleBeam on Iwark, who's binding it.
Japan 17:28 1997-1998-M62 勝利のバッジゲットだぜ!
Japanese (Romanized): Shouri no Badge, Get da ze!
Japanese (TL): I Got a Victory Badge!
Takeshi wins against Mizuho.
Japan 19:27 1997-1998-M04 出会いと別れと
Japanese (Romanized): Deai to Wakare to
Japanese (TL): Meeting and Parting
Mizuho asks Takeshi if he's got all the things to go before he departs. After a goodbye with the rest of the family, Takeshi heads to the Houen region.
Japan 20:29 タケシのパラダイス
Japanese (Romanized): Takeshi no Paradise
Japanese (TL): Takeshi's Paradise
Ending Theme for Japanese Version

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Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 17
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 0
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"Takeshi! Save Nibi Gym!"
Today we're giving you an episode of the long-awaited all new anime series!

Takeshi is the former Gym Leader of the Nibi Gym, and is now aiming to become a Top Breeder. Having parted from Satoshi after their long journey through Jouto, Takeshi has now returned to his hometown, Nibi City, for the first time in quite a while.

But when he goes home to rest after his journey, he finds that something huge has happened, and that the Nibi Gym is currently in an uproar! Instead of receiving a warm welcome, he ends up getting dragged into an internal family battle!

How will Takeshi find his way through this situation?!

Voice Cast:
Yuji Ueda: Takeshi
Takaya Hashi: Muno
Mako Hyodo: Mizuho
Romi Park: Jiro
Makoto Tsumura: Saburo
Shinichiro Miki: Crobat
Katsuyuki Konishi: Golonya
Asami Waragai: Yomoko
Hiroko Oyamada: Goro
Haruhi Terada: Mutsuko
Naomi Takada: Nanako
Miyu Matsuki: Yaoki
Keiko Nemoto: Kuro
Mitsuyo Kondo: Toko
Unsho Ishizuka: Narration