Professor Oak is the leading Pokémon Professor of the Kanto Region. In addition to his research duties, it is his responsibility to distribute the beginner's Pokémon - Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Charmander - to trainers just starting out on their Pokémon journey. In addition, he is responsible for giving trainers basic gear that will help them on their journey, such as a PokéDex and PokéBalls. The morning of the start of Ash Ketchum
's Pokémon Journey, Ash Ketchum
woke up late and by the time he had reached Oak's office, the Professor had already given away the beginner Pokémon. Thus, Professor Oak was forced to give Ash Ketchum
instead. Captured Pokémon can also be transferred to him, and he takes care of Ash Ketchum
's unused Pokemon. He gives helpful advice to Ash Ketchum
and the group throughout their journey.
Professor Ivy read an article by Professor Oak titled: "The Challenges facing Anthro-Pokémon Global Cohabitation" and told him that she found it absolutely fascinating.
Pokémon Live Caster Senryū Sayings
At the end of each Pokémon Live Caster in the Japanese Pocket Monsters Best Wishes episodes, Professor Samuel Oak
would introduce his senryū with a saying. They were often reused at random intervals. Below is a list of the sayings.
|Finally, let's end this with a Pokémon senryu.||saigo wa, Pokemon senryu de shimeru to shiyou|
|Well, finally, a Pokémon senryu.||de wa, saigo wa pokemon senryu ja|
|Well then, let's end this with a Pokémon senryu.||sore de wa, Pokemon senryu de shimeru to shiyou|
|Finally, we'll end this with a Pokémon senryu.||Saigo wa, Pokemon senryu de shimeru zo|
|Well, let's end this with a Pokémon senryu.||de wa, pokemon senryu de shimeru to shiyou|
|Well, finally, let's do a Pokémon senryu||de wa saigo wa, pokemon senryu de ikusou|
|Okay, finally, let's do a Pokémon senryu||Saa, saigo wa, Pokemon senryu de ikusou|