Opening / Ending Details
アローラ!!
Title アローラ!!
Alola!!
Song アローラ!!
Song Artist 松本梨香 (Rica Matsumoto)

Summary:

Alola!! is the 1st opening song used as part of the Pocket Monsters Sun and Moon anime in Japan and is sung by Rica Matsumoto.

Satoshi runs up the hill towards the Pokémon School has he introduces himself by saying: "I'm Satoshi from Masara Town. My dream is to become a Pokémon Master!". Pikachu then appears and he introduces him as his partner and that they would like to go search for Pokémon. The Pocket Monsters Sun and Moon logo then fades in with the Pokémon School in the background.

Exhausted from running, Satoshi's classmates run up to him. Each are then introduced with a quick splash card with their main Pokémon. Lilie's scene is with Pikachu and she is almost immediately scared of it. They all then slide down the outside of the school but crash into a Alolan Exeggutor at the bottom. They quickly recover and dance in union in a line.

Nyabby is seen with a berry in its mouth but it quick fires a flame at Satoshi. Rocket Gang are then seen in the forest looking around when they are startled by Kiteruguma who comes out from behind a bush. Junsa and Joy join the gang as they walk down the middle of the road. Okido makes a quick appearance as well but is hit in the head by Nekkoara.

Satoshi is in the forest where he encounters a Grubbin and he throws a monster ball at it and tries to capture it. The scene transitions to a battle featuring Pikachu fighting a Yungoos, Salandit and Rattata in a wasteland area when Solgaleo runs by them. The scene scene from the first episode where Tapu Koko gives Satoshi the Z-Ring at night is shown and Tapu Koko flies off towards the moon just as Lunala then appears flying from the moon.

Another quick transition then shows Pikachu using its Z-Move and the opening ends with Satoshi and Pikachu sitting on a roof looking at the ocean.

Oha Suta - Thursday, November 17th, 2016

From Monday, November 14th, 2016 until Thursday, November 17th, 2016, Oha Suta held the special POKE FES. 2016 (おはスタポケモンフェス2016) to help promote the Pokémon franchise and the launch of the games Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Day 4: Thursday, November 17th, 2016 - Rica Matsumoto and Taiiku Okazaki were special guest on this episode and they sang the opening and ending themes for the Pocket Monsters Sun and Moon anime. Rica sang Alola!! while Taiiku sang Pose.

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Pokénchi #58

Rica Matsumoto was a special guest on Pokénchi #58 and she sang a live performance of Alola! in the studio with the Pokénchi hosts and Yamamoto dancing along beside her.

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Sunshine City Pokémon Fes 2017

On Saturday July 28th, 2017, a "Special Rica Matsumoto & Asuca Hayashi Pokémon Movie Premiere Commemoration Concert" was held as part of the "Pokémon Fes I Choose You! in Sunshine City. The concert started with Rica Matsumoto performing "Alola!!", which acted as the opening theme song to the anime TV series "Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon"and "Mezase Pokémon Master -20th Anniversary-", the opening theme song to the 20th Pocket Monsters Movie and second opening for Sun and Moon.



Anime Expo AEX27 - Santiago, Chile

Anime Expo AEX27 took place in Santiago, Chile on June 16th, 2018 and June 17th, 2018. Rica Matsumoto was a special performing artist at the event. She sang Best Wishes and Alola as part of her performance.

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Variant 2:

The second variant of Alola!! aired from SM044 to SM060 and it replaced the second Pocket Monsters Sun and Moon opening theme Aim to be a Pokémon Master 20th Anniversary. Various scenes were changed to show main characters new evolved Pokémon and new captures.

During the scene where the main characters are walking on the road, Mao's Amakaji is replaced by Mao's Amamaiko while Lilie's Rokon was added.

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During the dance line up scene after they come down the slide, Mao's Amamaiko, Lilie's Rokon, Satoshi's Z-Power Ring and Suiren's Z-Ring were added in Variant 2.

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The Rocket Gang scene was changed from them being in the forest to 3 separate scenes of them at: in front of their kitchen car, at the Aether Paradise and then at the Altar of the Sunne.

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On another scene of the cast walking on the road, Starcloud, Satoshi's Lugarugan, Mao's Amamaiko, Lilie's Rokon, Māmane's Dendimushi, Kaki's Garagara as well as Satoshi's Z-Power Ring and Suiren's Z-Ring were added in Variant 2.

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Next Generation World Hobby Fair '19 Winter Tokyo Fair - January 26th, 2019


"Special Pokémon Anime Concert & Talk Stage Shows" were held at the stage inside the Pokémon Booth. Rica Matsumoto and Taiiku Okazaki were present on Saturday, January 26th, 2019, raising the roof by watching the teaser for "Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution" together with the audience,challenging them to Pokémon tongue twisters, and more!

In addition, we got passionate performances of, among other songs, "Alola!!" and "Mezase Pokémon Master -20th Anniversary-" by Rica Matsumoto and "Pose" and "Kimi no boken" by Taiiku Okazaki, sending the venue into a state of excitement!




Episodes:


Characters:

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  • United States Ash Ketchum
  • Japan サトシ
  • Japan Satoshi
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  • United States Pikachu
  • Japan ピカチュウ
  • Japan Pikachu
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  • United States Meowth
  • Japan ニャース
  • Japan Nyarth
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  • United States Jessie
  • Japan ムサシ
  • Japan Musashi
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  • United States James
  • Japan コジロウ
  • Japan Kojirō
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  • United States Wobbuffet
  • Japan ソーナンス
  • Japan Sonansu
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  • United States Nurse Joy's Blissey
  • Japan ジョーイ のハピナス
  • Japan Joy no Happinas
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  • United States Lana
  • Japan スイレン
  • Japan Suiren
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  • United States Ash's Litten
  • Japan サトシのニャビー
  • Japan Satoshi no Nyabby
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  • United States Lillie
  • Japan リーリエ
  • Japan Lilie
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  • United States Professor Kukui
  • Japan ククイ博士
  • Japan Professor Kukui
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  • United States Kiawe
  • Japan カキ
  • Japan Kaki
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  • United States Tapu Koko
  • Japan カプ・コケコ
  • Japan Kapu-Kokeko
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  • United States Samson Oak
  • Japan ナリヤ・オーキド
  • Japan Nariya Okido
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  • United States Mallow
  • Japan マオ
  • Japan Mao
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  • United States Sophocles
  • Japan マーマネ
  • Japan Māmane
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  • United States Lana's Popplio
  • Japan スイレンのアシマリ
  • Japan Suiren no Ashimari
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  • United States Sophocles's Togedemaru
  • Japan マーマネのトゲデマル
  • Japan Māmane no Togedemaru
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  • United States Mallow's Bounsweet
  • Japan マオのアマカジ
  • Japan Mao no Amakaji
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  • United States Kiawe's Turtonator
  • Japan カキのバクガメス
  • Japan Kaki no Bakugames
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  • United States Kiawe's Charizard
  • Japan カキのリザードン
  • Japan Kaki no Lizardon
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  • United States Bewear
  • Japan キテルグマ
  • Japan Kiteruguma
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  • United States Samson Oak's Komala
  • Japan ナリヤ・オーキドのネッコアラ
  • Japan Nariya Ōkido no Nekkoara
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  • United States Ash's Rockruff
  • Japan サトシのイワンコ
  • Japan Satoshi no Iwanko
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  • United States Rotom Pokédex
  • Japan ロトム図鑑
  • Japan Rotom Zukan
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  • United States Jessie's Mimikyu
  • Japan ムサシのミミッキュ
  • Japan Musashi no Mimikkyu
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  • United States Ash's Rowlet
  • Japan サトシのモクロー
  • Japan Satoshi no Mokuroh
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  • United States Nurse Joy (Alola)
  • Japan ジョーイ
  • Japan Joy
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  • United States Nurse Joy's Comfey
  • Japan ジョーイのキュワワー
  • Japan Joy no Cuwawa
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  • United States Lusamine
  • Japan ルザミーネ
  • Japan Lusamine
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  • United States Gladion
  • Japan グラジオ
  • Japan Gladio
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  • United States Officer Jenny (Alola)
  • Japan ジュンサー
  • Japan Junsa
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  • United States Officer Jenny's Gumshoos
  • Japan ジュンサーのデカグース
  • Japan Junsa no Dekagoos
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  • United States Lillie's Vulpix (Snowy)
  • Japan リーリエ (シロン)
  • Japan Lilie no Rokon (Shiron)
  • Japan Lilie's Rokon (Snowball)
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  • United States Mallow's Steenee
  • Japan マオのアママイコ
  • Japan Mao no Amamaiko
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  • United States Sophocles's Charjabug
  • Japan マーマネのデンヂムシ
  • Japan Māmane no Dendimushi
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  • United States Kiawe's Marowak (Alola Form)
  • Japan カキのガラガラ
  • Japan Kaki no Garagara
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  • United States Gladion's Type: Null / Silvally
  • Japan グラジオのタイプ:ヌル/シルヴァディ
  • Japan Glazio no Type: Null/Silvady
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  • United States Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form)
  • Japan サトシのルガルガン
  • Japan Satoshi no Lugarugan
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  • United States Cosmog (Nebby)
  • Japan ほしぐも
  • Japan Hoshigumo
  • Japan Starcloud
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  • United States Faba
  • Japan ザオボー
  • Japan Sauboh
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  • United States Professor Burnet
  • Japan バーネット博士
  • Japan Burnet-hakase
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  • United States Wicke
  • Japan ビッケ
  • Japan Wicke

Wild Pokémon:

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  • United States Rattata
  • Japan コラッタ
  • Japan Koratta
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  • United States Raichu
  • Japan ライチュウ
  • Japan Raichu
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  • United States Dugtrio
  • Japan ダグトリオ
  • Japan Dugtrio
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  • United States Exeggutor
  • Japan ナッシー
  • Japan Nassy
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  • United States Wingull
  • Japan キャモメ
  • Japan Camome
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  • United States Pikipek
  • Japan ツツケラ
  • Japan Tsutsukera
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  • United States Yungoos
  • Japan ヤングース
  • Japan Youngoose
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  • United States Grubbin
  • Japan アゴジムシ
  • Japan Agojimushi
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  • United States Mudbray
  • Japan ドロバンコ
  • Japan Dorobanko
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  • United States Salandit
  • Japan ヤトウモリ
  • Japan Yatoumori
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  • United States Solgaleo
  • Japan ソルガレオ
  • Japan Solgaleo
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  • United States Lunala
  • Japan ルナアーラ
  • Japan Lunala

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