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  • United States Snivy Plays Hard to Catch!
  • Japan ツタージャ・ ゲットでメロメロ!?
  • Japan Tsutarja get de meromero!?
  • Japan Tsutarja - Attraction via Getting!?
  • Germany Ein Serpifeu lässt sich nicht so leicht fangen!!
  • France Vipélierre se fait désirer !
  • Spain ¡Snivy se resiste!
  • Sweden Snivy spelar svårfångad!
  • Italy Uno Snivy difficile da catturare!
  • Mexico ¡Snivy es difícil de atrapar!
  • Finland Snivy esittää vaikeasti napattavaa!
  • Taiwan 藤藤蛇・用迷人收服!?
  • Poland Snivy, która nie chciała dać się złapać!
  • Netherlands Snivy laat zich moeilijk vangen!
  • Brazil Snivy Joga Duro!
  • Norway Snivy er ikke lett å fange!
  • Denmark Snivy er en svær fangst!
  • South Korea 주리비얀의 헤롱헤롱에 모두 헤롱헤롱되다?!
  • Portugal A Snivy Faz-se Difícil de Apanhar!
  • Russia В погоне за Снайви!


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Kokoro no Fanfare (Variant 1)
Best Wishes!
함께 걸어가는 길
Walking Together Along a Road
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Open your Hand
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Ash, continuing his journey through the Unova region on his question to become a Pokémon Master, has finished his Gym match in Straiton City and obtained his first badge. And with Iris and Cilan, who have come to travel with him, he is now heading to Nacrene City where the next Gym is located. Our heroes continue their journey, traveling through a nearby forest to Nacrene City. Ash holds is stomach, complaining that he is hungry. Iris suggests that they should stop to have lunch. Ash agrees that her idea sounds delicious. Iris states that she will prepare lunch, dashing over a small hill, disappearing to prepare lunch. While Iris gathers lunch, Ash and Cilan locate a tree stump in the forest to be used as a temporary table. Iris returns shortly after, apologizing for the long wait. Iris greets the two, setting down a bowl containing an assortment of fruit including apples, pears, and bananas. Ash complements Iris, stating that the fruit looks tasty. Cilan states there is nothing but fruit in the basket, under the assumption that Iris would have actually cooked their lunch, rather than simply gathered raw fruit. Cilan demands for everyone to hold on a moment before eating.

Afterwards, Cilan prepares a rectangular table where Iris and Ash are seated, awaiting their lunch. Cilan constructs a small burner, which he uses to prepare two dishes from the fruit that Iris had previously gathered. Cilan walks over, placing two plates on the table. Cilan explains that he ground the fruit, pulverized it, and baked it into pancakes. Ash compliments Cilan that his cooking smells great. Ash reaches out, grabbing the food and begins devouring it, muffling that it is delicious while he eats. Iris suggests that fruit is best when it's raw, afterwards taking a bit of Cilan's food. Cilan questions Iris how she likes his cooking. Iris compliments Dent on his cooking, suggesting that if she can eat delicious meals like his every day, traveling with Ash and himself wouldn't be so bad. Cilan informs the two that he has prepared seconds. Ash finishes devouring the last pancake, and rushes over to the cooktop. Iris shouts for Ash to leave some for her. Ash examines the cookware, however is not able to find any additional food. Ash questions Cilan where the seconds are. Cilan steps over stating that he was sure he had left seconds. After a few moments, the grass begins rustling. Iris looks over, suggesting that there is something in the tall grass. Ash begins crawling through the thicket, coming to a clearing containing a Snivy. The Snivy is seen eating the last of Cilan's "pancakes".

Ash thrusts a Monster Ball at the Snivy, which explodes open absorbing its essence. The Monster Ball struggles with Snivy, illuminating in red to notify Ash that the capture isn't complete. After a few moments, the Monster Ball explodes open, releasing Snivy. Snivy uses her tail and slaps the Monster Ball back towards Ash. Snivy jumps into the thicket, escaping from Ash. Iris suggests that the reason Snivy went into his Monster Ball is because it is wild. Cilan confirms that Iris's observation is correct. Ash states that he has been thinking about making friends with a Grass-type Pokémon. Ash rushes through the tall grass and manages to relocate Snivy, whom continues devouring the food that Cilan had previously prepared. Ash commands for Pikachu to use Quick Attack. Pikachu dashes forward in a blazing speed in an attempt to take advantage of Snivy's opening. Snivy dodges the attack, forcing Pikachu to slam into the ground, creating a huge plume of debris and smoke. Cilan states that Snivy are smart and fast Pokémon and that its capture won't be easy. Snivy finishes the last of its food, bringing its full attention to the battle. Iris suggests that the Snivy is making fun of him. Pikachu begins generating electrical energy, in preparation to launch Thunderbolt. Snivy responds, launching Attract which places Pikachu in a confused state. Pikachu begins wobbling back and forth, affected by Snivy's Attract. Ash questions Pikachu what is wrong. Iris states that Pikachu was hit directly by Attract. Cilan explains that Attract is a move which confuses Pokémon of the opposite gender. Iris states that since the attack worked on Pikachu, it would confirm that Snivy is a female (which also confirms that Pikachu is male). Snivy continues her onslaught, using her Vine Whip to repeatedly strike Pikachu. Ash rushes over and grasps Pikachu, shielding him from the attacks. Snivy notices Ash's noble action and ceases her attacks. Snivy follows-up with Leaf Tornado and successfully escapes into the distance. Ash rushes over to the crater created by Leaf Tornado, looking around in an attempt to catch a glimpse of Snivy. Cilan states that Snivy isn't an average Snivy, possessing high-level moves. Iris suggests that Snivy must have abandoned its Trainer. Ash questions Iris what she is referring to. Iris responds that Snivy is a very clever Pokémon and will sometimes abandon incompetent Trainers. Cilan confirms that the Snivy that Ash previously battled could be one of the Snivy who have abandoned their trainer. Ash responds that he is even now more motivated. Ash launches a Monster Ball into the sky, which explodes releasing Pidove. Ash commands for Pidove to examine the area and locate Snivy.

Meanwhile, Team Rocket has initiated successful communications with Giovanni. Giovanni states that there is something he has to warn them about. Giovanni continues that a mysterious organization (Plasma) has become active in the Unova region and that there is a possibility that they already sense Team Rocket's movements. Giovanni directs for Jessie, James, and Meowth to pay close attention, terminating the communication. Jessie questions James about who the mysterious organization is that Giovanni refers to. James confirms that even Giovanni hasn't been able to obtain detailed information yet regarding the organization. James states that they need to strengthen their army in the meantime and should obtain more Pokémon. During the conversation, Snivy watches from a distance. After James finishes suggesting they should obtain more Pokémon, Snivy begins walking away however manages to disturb the tall grass, drawing Team Rocket's attention to it. Jessie states they should start (building their Pokémon Army) with Snivy. Jessie launches a Monster Ball at Snivy; however she utilizes her grace to dodge the object. Meowth launches skyward, sharpening his claws in preparation for Fury Swipes. Meowth descends, striking downward, questioning Snivy how his attack was.

After a few moments, Meowth turns around to discover that he had missed Snivy, and managed to strike a nearby boulder. Snivy successfully escapes Team Rocket's capture attempt, escaping into a mountainous region. Snivy lies down onto the ground and begins pondering on Ash's previous noble action to save Pikachu from her attacks. Snivy, having abandoned her previous trainer, continues to ponder on Ash and his actions as a trainer towards his own Pokémon. Afterwards, Pidove manages to successfully locate Snivy, circling around to alert ash to her whereabouts. Ash notices Pidove's actions and shouts for her to guide him to Snivy's location. Pidove squeals and soars off towards Snivy's location, with Ash, Iris, and Cilan following behind. Pidove manages to awaken Snivy as it approaches its location. Snivy walks over to an edge, looking down to discover Ash and Pikachu. Ash shouts out demanding for another match with Snivy. A few moments later, Oshawott explodes from his Monster Ball and begins hitting his scallsword, suggesting that he would like to confront Snivy. Ash questions Oshawott if he will be able to succeed this time. Oshawott hits his scallsword in a confident state, suggesting he can conquer Snivy. Ash, Pikachu, and Oshawott begin ascending the small hill in an attempt to reach Snivy. Snivy responds, using her tail to knock a small boulder down the hill. Ash, Pikachu, and Oshawott take cover behind a nearby rock formation, dodging the attack. Snivy strides off confident in the success of her attack. Moments later, Ash manages to successfully reach the plateau of the hill, shouting that he will never give up.

Oshawott launches a strong Water Gun attack at Snivy; however Snivy dodges, forcing the attack to collide with the ground. A spot of water manages to land on Snivy; however she wipes it off her face with minimal effort. Cilan and Iris manage to successfully reach the top of the hill. Iris shouts at Ash that a Water-type like Oshawott has a disadvantage against a Grass-type like Snivy. Ash responds that he is well aware of the type disadvantage. Cilan suggests that Ash must have gained the motivation of Oshawott. Iris responds that Ash is simply battling without thinking again. Snivy extends her grass whips, launching Grass Whip towards Oshawott. Oshawott responds, using his scallsword to reflect the attack. Oshawott retaliates, harnessing energy in his scallsword in preparation for Razor Shell. Snivy anticipates the attack, launching Attract which immobilizes Oshawott. Snivy follows-up with Vine Whip, striking Oshawott and knocking him backwards. Ash extends his hand, recalling Oshawott into his Monster Ball. After Oshawott's defeat, Snivy begins dashing off further into the mountainous region. Ash and Pikachu follow after Snivy however are unable to keep up with her agility. Ash commands for Pidove to track Snivy, who responds, blazing off towards Snivy. Iris complains that Ash should give up on capturing Snivy; however he has quite a persistent personality. Cilan suggests that Ash actually has will-power. Snivy continues her escape by continuing through a nearby forest. Ash and Pikachu continue their assault on foot, rushing through the forest in an attempt to keep sight on Snivy. In order to continue pursuing Snivy, Ash hops upward grabbing onto a group of vines and begins swinging through the forest in an attempt to reach Snivy. Snivy manages to reach the end of the small forest, descending from a tree and landing onto a patch of lilies housed in a pond. Ash continues swinging through the forest; however his vine breaks shortly after, thrusting him downward onto Snivy's lily. Snivy dashes away moments before Ash slams into the lily. Ash returns to his feet, however after a few seconds, the lily begins to sink, unable to withstand Ash and Pikachu's weight. Ash and Pikachu attempt to struggle however become trapped in a bottomless swap. Ash shouts for Pikachu to climb onto his shoulders. Ash and Pikachu continue to sink into the murky water. After a few moments, Ash directs for Pikachu to climb atop his head. Pikachu hesitates for a moment, however Ash suggests that Pikachu shouldn't worry and to hurry up and climb.

Iris and Cilan manage to successfully reach Ash's location and throw a broken vine into the swap beside Ash. Ash grasps onto the vine while Iris and Cilan pull Ash towards the ground. Ash thanks Cilan and Iris, stating that they had saved himself and Pikachu. Cilan questions Ash if he would like to still continue to attempt to pursue Snivy. Ash responds that he definitely would like to continue to pursue Snivy. Iris suggests that Ash should give up already because Snivy is abnormally strong and is not the kind of opponent that Ash can handle. Cilan states that while Ash's will-power impresses him, the capture may be difficult. Ash responds that he will definitely capture Snivy. Snivy continues her escape, managing to reach the edges of the forest. Snivy approaches a nearby stream and bends down to take a drink. Pidove manages to successfully locate Snivy's location, alerting Ash to her whereabouts. Ash manages to successfully relocate Snivy and shouts that she cannot escape any more. Ash extends his wrist, launching a Monster Ball releasing Tepig. Iris examines the battle, stating that Ash selected Tepig to battle Snivy. Cilan suggests that although a Fire type like Tepig has the advantage; it can still be affected by Attract. Iris shouts out to be careful so that Snivy's Attract doesn't attract Tepig. Ash responds that he is aware of the situation. Ash shouts that Tepig has to strike first, before Snivy is able to utilize Attract. Tepig bursts forward, releasing an array of cinders forming Ember. Snivy anticipates the attack and responds launching Attract, rendering Tepig in a confused state. Ash extends his arm recalling Tepig into his Monster Ball. Snivy waves her arm, arrogantly gesturing for Ash to continue with his next attack. Pidove begins squealing, indicating that it would like an attempt at Snivy. Iris questions why Ash didn't choose Pikachu. Cilan states that against a Grass type, Pidove will be more advantageous. Iris suggests that without a countermeasure against Attract, the result will be the same.

Pidove strikes forward, flapping its wings, launching a devasting Gust towards Snivy. Snivy successfully dodges the attack and responds with Attract. Ash shouts for Pidove to use Quick Attack in an attempt to dodge Attract. Pidove prepares to launch Quick Attack, however is struck with Snivy's Attract. After a few moments, Pidove continues flying, unaffected by Snivy's Attract. Cilan and Iris confirm that Pidove is female and when both are female, Attract won't have any effect. Cilan suggests that Ash was aware of Pidove's gender and it is the reason he chose to battle with Pidove. Iris, surprised at Ash's intelligence, states she has changed his opinion of him a little. Ash responds that he had no idea that Pidove was female, causing Iris to sigh. Snivy extends her grass whips, thrusting them towards the airborne Pidove. Snivy follows-up with Grass Tornado; however Pidove utilizes her agility to evade the attack. Pidove retaliates with Gust, which strikes the ground enveloping Snivy. Pidove continues by launching Air Cutter, which barely misses Snivy, slamming into the ground beside her. Pidove gathers energy in her wings, blazing forward in a Quick Attack, striking Snivy for a direct hit. As Snivy struggles to stand, Ash launches an empty Monster Ball which absorbs Snivy's essence. The Monster Ball struggles, as Snivy continues to fight against its capture. The Monster Ball explodes, releasing Snivy who continues to struggle with standing. Pidove launches into another Quick Attack, however Snivy retaliates striking Pidove during her descent with Vine Whip. Pidove launches her final attack, extending her wings and propels an astonishing Air Cutter attack which strikes Snivy for a direct hit. Ash launches an empty Monster Ball, which recaptures Snivy's essence. The Monster Ball rotates back and forth, attempting to secure Snivy. After a few moments, the Monster Ball's movements cease, confirming Snivy's capture. After her capture, Ash releases his newly captured Snivy, welcoming her to his team. Ash suggests that they both should aim for victory in the Unova league. Ash has successfully obtained his fifth Pokémon, Snivy. With another friend in tow, Ash aims for the next gym and heads for Nacrene City. What kind of battle awaits him there?

English Official Summary

Now accompanied by Cilan and Iris, Ash is headed toward Nacrene City and his second Gym battle. On their way, the three Trainers come across a wild Snivy. Of course, Ash’s first reaction is to catch this intelligent and speedy Pokémon, but the wily Snivy doesn’t give up easily, ensnaring most of Ash’s team with a devastating Attract move. After Pikachu, Oshawott, and Tepig all fall prey to Snivy’s charms, Ash enlists the aid of his Pidove, who turns out to be a girl—and thus immune to Snivy’s Attract! Finally, after some intense battling, the weary Snivy finally stays in its Poké Ball, and Ash has his fourth Unova region Pokémon!

French Official Summary

Tandis que Sacha, maintenant accompagné de Rachid et d’Iris, fait route vers Maillard et son deuxième Combat d'Arène, il rencontre une Vipélierre sauvage. Bien sûr, la première pensée de Sacha est de capturer ce rapide et intelligent Pokémon, mais ce sont ces mêmes qualités qui la rendent aussi difficile à attraper ! Après plusieurs essais pour capturer Vipélierre, menés par Pikachu et Moustillon, Sacha demande l'aide de son Poichigeon. Et, alors que l’Attraction de Vipélierre avait arrêté Pikachu et Moustillon, elles reste sans effet sur Poichigeon (qui est du même sexe que Vipélierre). Finalement, après une terrible bataille, la Vipélierre domptée rentre dans sa Poké Ball, et Sacha possède son cinquième Pokémon de la région d' Unys!

German Official Summary

Ash ist in Begleitung von Lilia und Benny auf dem Weg nach Septerna City zu seiner zweiten Arenakampfherausforderung. Unterwegs begegnen sie einem wilden Serpifeu. Und natürlich ist es Ashs erster Gedanke, dieses intelligente und schnelle Pokémon zu fangen. Aber genau aus diesem Grunde erweist sich dieses Vorhaben als ganz schön schwierig! Nach mehreren Versuchen, bei denen Ash Pikachu und Ottaro einsetzt, entscheidet sich Ash dafür, sich von Dusselgurr dabei helfen zu lassen. Serpifeus Anziehung, die Pikachu und Ottaro handlungsunfähig gemacht hat, wirkt bei Dusselgurr nicht, da es dasselbe Geschlecht wie Serpifeu hat. Nach einem intensiven Kampf bleibt das erschöpfte Serpifeu endlich in seinem Pokéball, und Ash hat sein 5. Pokémon in der Einall-Region!

Italian Official Summary

Mentre Ash, accompagnato da Spighetto e Iris, prosegue il suo viaggio per Zefiropoli e la sua seconda lotta in palestra, incontra uno Snivy selvatico. Naturalmente, il primo pensiero di Ash è di catturare questo intelligente e veloce Pokémon, che proprio per questi motivi si dimostra molto difficile da prendere! Dopo svariati tentativi con Pikachu e Oshawott, Ash chiede aiuto a Pidove e mentre l’attrazione di Snivy aveva fermato Pikachu e Oshawott, su Pidove (che è dello stesso sesso di Snivy) non ha effetto. Finalmente, dopo un duro scontro, Snivy, stremato, rimane nella Poké Ball e Ash conquista così il suo quinto Pokémon nella regione di Unima!

Portuguese Official Summary

Enquanto Ash, agora acompanhado de Cilan e Iris, continua em direção à Cidade de Nacrene e o segundo desafio da Batalha de Ginásio de Ash, eles se depararam com um Snivy selvagem. Claro que o primeiro pensamento de Ash foi de pegar esse veloz e inteligente Pokémon, o que naturalmente é a razão pela qual é tão difícil de fazer isso! Após várias tentativas de capturar o esperto Snivy usando Pikachu e  Oshawott, Ash pede ajuda de seu Pidove. E é onde o Atração de Snivy pega Pikachu e Oshawott, que não tem efeito sobre Pidove (que é do mesmo gênero(sexo) de Snivy). Finalmente, após  uma intensa batalha, um cansado Snivy acomoda-se na Pokébola, e Ash obtém seu quinto Pokémon da Região de Unova!

Finnish Official Summary

Kun Ash, nyt Cilan ja Iris mukanaan, jatkaa kohti Nacrene Cityä toiseen saliotteluhaasteeseensa, joukkio kohtaa villin Snivyn. Ashin ensimmäinen ajatus on tietenkin napata tämä älykäs ja vikkelä Pokémon, ja luonnollisesti juuri nämä samat ominaisuudet eivät tee siitä helppoa! Yritettyään turhaan napata ovelan Snivyn Pikachulla ja Oshawottilla Ash pyytää apuun Pidovensa. Ja vaikka Snivyn Attract pysäytti Pikachun ja Oshawottin, se ei toimi Pidoveen (joka on samaa sukupuolta kuin Snivy). Lopulta, kovan taistelun jälkeen, uupunut Snivy vihdoin pysyy Poképallossaan ja Ash saa viidennen Pokémoninsa Unova-alueelta!

Spanish Latin America Official Summary

Ahora acompañado por Cilan e Iris, Ash continúa hacia Ciudad Nacrene y a su segunda Batalla de Gimnasio cuando se encuentra con un Snivy silvestre. Por supuesto, el primer pensamiento de Ash es atrapar a este Pokémon inteligente y rápido, que por esas mismas cualidades resulta algo muy difícil de lograr. Después de varios intentos por atrapar al astuto Snivy con Pikachu y Oshawott, Ash pide ayuda a su Pidove. Y mientras el movimiento Atracción de Snivy había vencido a Pikachu y Oshawott, no tiene ningún efecto sobre Pidove (que es del mismo género que Snivy). Finalmente, después de una batalla intensa, Snivy, cansado, finalmente se queda en su Pokébola, y Ash tiene su quinto Pokémon de Región Unova.

Spanish Official Summary

Ash, ahora acompañado de Millo e Iris, continúa su camino hacia Ciudad Esmalte para su segundo combate de Gimnasio. En el camino, los tres se encuentran con un Snivy salvaje. Por supuesto, la primera idea de Ash es atrapar al inteligente y veloz Pokémon, pero son estas mismas cualidades las que hacen que sea muy difícil de atrapar. Tras varios intentos de atrapar al astuto Snivy usando a Pikachu y a Oshawott, Ash pide ayuda a su Pidove. Aunque el movimiento Atracción de Snivy ha detenido a Pikachu y a Oshawott, no tiene efecto en Pidove, que es del mismo sexo que Snivy. Por fin, tras una intensa batalla, un cansado Snivy queda dentro de la Poké Ball, y Ash consigue a su quinto Pokémon de la región de Teselia.

English Great Britain Official Summary

Now accompanied by Cilan and Iris, Ash is headed toward Nacrene City and his second Gym battle. On their way, the three Trainers come across a wild Snivy. Of course, Ash’s first reaction is to catch this intelligent and speedy Pokémon, but the wily Snivy doesn’t give up easily, ensnaring most of Ash’s team with a devastating Attract move. After Pikachu, Oshawott, and Tepig all fall prey to Snivy’s charms, Ash enlists the aid of his Pidove, who turns out to be a girl—and thus immune to Snivy’s Attract! Finally, after some intense battling, the weary Snivy finally stays in its Poké Ball, and Ash has his fourth Unova region Pokémon!

Russian Official Summary

По пути в Накрин Сити, месту проведения второй битвы Эша в регионе Юнова, наши герои встречают дикого Снайви. Жш решает поймать этого быстрого и умного покемона. Но как раз из-за его скорости и ума сделать это совсем непросто. После неудачных попыток поимки с помощью Пикачу и Ошавотта, Эш прибегает к помощи Пидава. Атаки Снайви не имеют никакого эффекта на Пидава, и в итоге дикий покемон оказывается в покешаре Эша. Путешествие по региону Юнова продолжается!

Dutch Official Summary

Terwijl Ash, nu vergezeld door Cilan en Iris, zijn reis vervolgd naar Nacrene City en de tweede Gym Gevecht uitdaging van Ash, komt het stel een wilde Snivy tegen. Natuurlijk wil Ash meteen deze intelligente en snelle Pokémon vangen, die door deze kwaliteiten juist moeilijk te vangen blijkt te zijn! Na een aantal pogingen om de listige Snivy te vangen met hulp van Pikachu en Oshawott, schakelt Ash de hulp van zijn Pidove in. En waar Snivy’s Verleid Pikachu en Oshawott had tegengehouden, heeft deze zet geen effect op Pidove, die van hetzelfde geslacht is als Snivy. Uiteindelijk, na een intens gevecht, blijft een vermoeide Snivy in zijn Poké Ball en heeft Ash zijn vijfde Pokémon in de Unova regio.

Norwegian Official Summary

Ash, nå med følge av Cilan og Iris, fortsetter mot Nacrene City og Ash sin andre Gym-kamp utfordring, møter på en vill Snivy. Ash sin første tanke er selvsagt å fange den intelligente og raske Pokémon, og det er selvsagt også derfor det viser seg å være vanskelig å gjøre det! Etter mange forsøk på å fange den vanskelige Snivy ved å bruke Pikachu og Oshawott, får Ash hjelp fra sin Pidove. Og der Snivy sin Attract har stoppet Pikachu og Oshawott, har den ingen effekt på Pidove (som er av samme kjønn som Snivy). Endelig, etter noen intense kamper, blir en sliten Snivy til slutt værende i sin Poké Ball, og Ash har sin femte Pokémon i  Unova-regionen!

Swedish Official Summary

När Ash, som nu åtföljs av Iris och Cilan, fortsätter mot Nacrene City och Ashs andra Gym-strid, möter de en vild Snivy. Naturligtvis är Ashs första tanke att fånga denna intelligenta och snabba Pokémon, men det visar sig ju bli väldigt svårt! Efter flera försök att fånga den vilda Snivy med hjälp av Pikachu och Oshawott, kallar Ash på hjälp från sin Pidove. Och där Snivys Attract stoppade Pikachu och Oshawott, har den ingen effekt på Pidove (som är av samma kön som Snivy). Slutligen, efter ganska intensiva strider, stannar en trött Snivy i sin Poké Ball och Ash har en femte Pokémon i Unova-regionen!

Danish Official Summary

Ash, som nu er ledsaget af Cilan og Iris, fortsætter mod Nacrene City og Ash’ næste Sal-kamp udfordring, og på vejen støder de tre på en vild Snivy. Det falder selvfølgelig straks Ash ind, at han vil fange denne Pokémon, som er så hurtig og intelligent – hvilket naturligvis også gør den svær at fange! Efter adskillige forsøg på at fange den snu Snivy med hjælp fra Pikachu og Oshawott, forsøger Ash at sætte sin Pidove ind. Og mens Snivys Attract har standset både Pikachu og Oshawott, har det ingen virkning på Pidove (der er af samme køn som Snivy). Efter en intens kamp bliver en træt Snivy omsider i sin Poké Ball, og Ash får sin femte Pokémon fra Unova-regionen!


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  • United States James
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  • United States Iris
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  • Japan Iris
  • Japan Iris
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  • United States Ash's Pidove
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  • United States Ash's Oshawott
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  • Japan Tsutarja

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Dent's description of the food he made was different than Cilan's. Dent in the Japanese original specifically states he cooked the fruit like you would a pancake. The animation for the scene also shows him frying the fruit in a frying pan. Muffins and cakes generally require a baking tray and/or mold.

Cilan: I puréed the fruit and made fruit muffins and cakes!
Dent: I ground the fruit, pulverized it and baked it like pancakes.
(デント): 木の実を挽いて 粉にしてパンケーキ風に焼いてみたんだ。

Script Error

Iris states Cilan is a "Master Chef" in the English dub. Iris in the Japanese original doesn't quite put him on that high of a pedestal and just states he's good at cooking.

Iris English dub: You know, Cilan, you're a master chef!
Iris Japanese: Dent, you're good at cooking!
(アイリス): デントって 料理うまいじゃない!

Script Error

Dent states the move Attract confuses (混乱 konran) the opponent. In the video games, however, the move causes a unique status not shared by any other moves. The infatuation status is called meromero-joutai, so it is most likely that the Japanese didn't want to use the word 'meromero' two times in a row as it would sound a bit silly. The English dub corrected this error.

Cilan: Attract. A move that causes infatuation in Pokémon of the opposite gender.
Dent: Satoshi, Attract is a move which confuses Pokémon of the opposite gender.
(デント): サトシ メロメロとは性別の違うポケモンを混乱させる技だよ。

Script Error

Nyarth uses Fury Swipes in the Japanese original whereas Meowth uses Scratch in the English dub.

Mewoth: Time to use Scratch!
Nyarth: Fury Swipes!
(ニャース): みだれひっかきニャ!

Who's that Pokémon Black and White


Eyecatch Zekrom and Reshiram Updated Eyecatch

Zekrom Commercial Intro Eyecatch with Satoshi, Pikachu, Iris and Dent.

Reshiram Commercial Return Eyecatch with Satoshi, Pikachu, Iris and Dent.

Special First-Airing Segment Raffle Contest

The initial airing of this episode didn't contain a Live Caster segment. Instead of that, to celebrate the fact that he got a new Pokémon, Satoshi presented a special quiz segment. People who answered the question "What's the name of the special move this Tsutarja has?" (このツタージャが得意なわざの名前は?) correctly entered into a lottery to win a set of the Pocket Monsters Black or Pocket Monsters White games and the respective Official Guides for those games that were released the following day. In total, ten people were awarded one of those sets.

Okido Segment Pokémon Live Caster

This Okido segment did not air in the initial airing of the episode but only in subsequent repeats on channels like Kids Station and on the DVDs.

Pokémon Live Caster & Senryu
Pokémon Pokabu (ポカブ)
Japanese はなからブッ ほのおがブッブッ ポカブがブッ
Romaji Hana kara bu honoo ga bu bu Pokabu ga bu

Episode Music Regions
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Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:00 BW M01B ベストウイッシュTV BGM-M01 B
Japanese (TL): Best Wishes TV BGM-M01 B
Satoshi heads towards Shippo with Iris and Dent.
Japan 01:08 BW M14B New Pokémon B Dent brings the lunch to Satoshi and Iris.
Japan 02:23 BW M09 Rocket Gang's Work The group notices something moving in the bushes.
Japan 02:35 ベストウイッシュ!
Japanese (Romanized): Best Wishes!
Japanese (TL): Best Wishes!
Opening Theme for Japanese Version
Japan 04:03 BW M07 なみのり
Japanese (TL): Surf
Best Wishes Title Card
Japan 04:16 BW M19A 進化
Japanese (TL): Evolution
Satoshi notices Tsutarja
Japan 05:23 BW M34B 戦闘!野生ポケモン
Japanese (TL): Battle! Wild Pokémon
Satoshi commands Pikachu to use Quick Attack on Tsutarja.
Japan 07:25 BW M15 4番道路
Japanese (TL): Route 4
Satoshi decides to catch Tsutarja.
Japan 07:47 BW M35 A Strategy Sakaki warns the Rocket Gang trio to be careful because of "a secret organization".
Japan 08:37 BW M10 Rocket Gang's Operation Rocket Gang decides to catch Tsutarja.
Japan 09:17 BW M32B リュウラセンの塔
Japanese (TL): Dragonspiral Tower
Mamepato finds out Tsutarja's location.
Japan 10:31 BW M14C New Pokémon C Mijumaru emerges from the Poké Ball, wanting to battle Tsutarja.
Japan 11:00 BW M15 4番道路
Japanese (TL): Route 4
Satoshi doesn't give up on tsutarja.
Japan 12:39 BW M32B リュウラセンの塔
Japanese (TL): Dragonspiral Tower
Satoshi and friends run after Tsutarja. The music overlaps the Eyecatch Break.
Japan 12:52 BW M06A World of Pokémon Sponsor Message
Japan 13:02 BW M26A Trying Out Eyecatch Return
Japan 13:08 BW M17 Battle! Shootie The persecution continues.
Japan 14:29 BW M28A ポケモンリーグ
Japanese (TL): The Pokémon League
Satoshi and pikachu are slowly sinking into a swamp.
Japan 15:20 BW M32B リュウラセンの塔
Japanese (TL): Dragonspiral Tower
After watching Satoshi's rescue, Tsutarja heads away.
Japan 16:34 BW M19A 進化
Japanese (TL): Evolution
Satoshi uses Pokabu for the battle.(Guitar is omitted for the first loop of this track)
Japan 18:33 BW M06D ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokemon Gym
Mamepato is unaffected by Tsutarja's Attract since both are female.
Japan 19:07 BW M23A 戦闘!ジムリーダー
Japanese (TL): Battle! Gym Leader
Tsutarja uses Vine Whip on Mamepato.
Japan 21:12 BW M22A トレーナーに勝利!
Japanese (TL): Victory over a Trainer!
Satoshi catches a Tsutarja.
Japan 21:54 心のファンファーレ
Japanese (Romanized): Kokoro no Fanfare
Japanese (TL): Fanfare of the Heart
Ending Theme for Japanese Version
Japan 23:15 BW M06C World of Pokémon Professor Okido's Pokémon Live Caster
Japan 24:16 BW M15 4番道路
Japanese (TL): Route 4
Best Wishes Episode 8 Preview
Japan 24:45 ベストウイッシュ! (オリジナルカラオケ)
Japanese (Romanized): Best Wishes! (Original Karaoke)
Japanese (TL): Best Wishes! (Original Karaoke)
Sponsor Message

Dub Music:

Time Track Notes
United States 00:00 BW M01B ベストウイッシュTV BGM-M01 B
Japanese (TL): Best Wishes TV BGM-M01 B
Ash and the group travel to Nacrene city.
United States 01:08 BW M14B New Pokémon B Cilan brings the group food.
United States 02:23 BW M09 Rocket Gang's Work The group see something moving in the bushes.
United States 02:36 Black & White English opening
United States 03:06 BW M07 なみのり
Japanese (TL): Surf
Title card
United States 03:18 BW M19A 進化
Japanese (TL): Evolution
Ash spots snivy.
United States 04:26 BW M34B 戦闘!野生ポケモン
Japanese (TL): Battle! Wild Pokémon
Pikachu uses quick attack on snivy
United States 06:28 BW M15 4番道路
Japanese (TL): Route 4
Ash is determined to catch snivy.
United States 06:51 BW M35 A Strategy Giovanni has some news for Team rocket.
United States 07:40 BW M10 Rocket Gang's Operation Jessie tries to catch snivy.
United States 08:20 BW M32B リュウラセンの塔
Japanese (TL): Dragonspiral Tower
Pidove finds snivy resting.
United States 09:34 BW M14C New Pokémon C Oshawott wants to battle Snivy
United States 10:03 BW M15 4番道路
Japanese (TL): Route 4
Ash doesn't give up on Snivy.
United States 13:23 BW M28A ポケモンリーグ
Japanese (TL): The Pokémon League
Ash and pikachu start to sink into the mud.
United States 14:14 BW M32B リュウラセンの塔
Japanese (TL): Dragonspiral Tower
Snivy walks away after seeing ash being rescued.
United States 15:28 BW M19A 進化
Japanese (TL): Evolution
Ash uses Tepig this time(Guitar is omitted from the track on the first loop)
United States 17:27 BW M06D ポケモンジム
Japanese (TL): Pokemon Gym
Pidove is not affected by attract.
United States 18:00 BW M23A 戦闘!ジムリーダー
Japanese (TL): Battle! Gym Leader
The battle continues.
United States 20:06 BW M22A トレーナーに勝利!
Japanese (TL): Victory over a Trainer!
Ash catches Snivy.
United States 20:50 Black & White English ending

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 27
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 20
02 Oct 2010 10:33 PM
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08 Oct 2010 12:49 AM
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The trio of Satoshi, Iris and Dent are traveling together. As the group takes a rest in a forest, the Grass Snake Pokémon Tsutarja appears and starts eating the cakes Dent made. Pikachu quickly tries to stop it, but Tsutarja exposes it to Attract, making it dizzy.
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dent isn't going to freak over the cake, is he? thats what most femenine guys do. . .
18 Oct 2010 11:16 PM
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I doubt that he will since he seems to be a calm and collected guy (based on his debut). Though I wouldn't put behind Iris to get upset.
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dent isn't going to freak over the cake, is he? thats what most feminine guys do. . .

Seriously this whole stereotyping Dento thing just because he's well dressed is getting really annoying.
28 Oct 2010 06:51 AM
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Boring. This was a snoozefest episode. Was nice that Satoshi got a new Pokemon but I really didn't find it that exciting. Makes me wonder if we will see a Satoshi Tsutarja vs Shootie Tsutarja battle in the upcoming future.

What's with Satoshi randomly trying to capture Pokemon right away in Isshu? He wasn't even that noobish in Kanto!

We did learn that Pokabu, Mijumaru, Pikachu are all male and Mamepato is female.
Last edited 28 Oct 2010 06:56 AM by Sunain
28 Oct 2010 07:03 AM
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I liked it. :)
Yes, it was predictable as all hell (honestly, just by reading the summary posted above, you you knew more or less exactly how this episode would proceed), but it was fun to follow anyways. Nice battle at the end, fun antics from the sidelines, and I'm quite liking the dynamics of the new group.

Or I'm just easy to please, who knows?
28 Oct 2010 07:46 AM
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I heard rumors that it's the remake of the original series....well somewhat...don't you think? I mean looks at the pattern. uhh...i don't know but Ash got all his kanto starters and in isshu he did as well

Ash met a girl....Ash met Iris. Dent was a gymleader same as brock....do you know what i mean?....Ash is so stupid in the new series...!! >:(
28 Oct 2010 10:37 AM
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The battles were pretty good. Dento is really nothing more than Brock 2.0 so far, but I guess that's an improvement anyway.

Iris is officially the next Misty as well, she hasn't done anything so far. XD

I guess this series with two Gym leaders again, Iris/Dento are supposed to be the new Misty/Brock.
28 Oct 2010 09:39 PM
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I'm just excited because Ash has all the starters of a region. This hasn't happened since Jotho! I want to see if Tsutarja evolves. I hope that, if any of the starters evolve, Tsutarja does, because Jalorda is the fastest of the new starter's final evolutions and that suits Ash.
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29 Oct 2010 02:24 PM
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I am glad that he's got all the starters now. I reckon that Miju will stay unevevolved for the longest since it's being super cute all the time so they probably want to keep it like that! I'd like to see Tsutarja fully evolved in this series.

Wasn't the most exciting episode I've ever seen. Not enough Rocket action for me. At least we know which of Satoshi's pokemon are male and female now though.
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I agree that this episode was not very interesting. I mean, a whole episode devoted to catching one Tsutarja? However, I think it is interesting it is implied that Tsutarja previously had a trainer (it kept thinking back to when Ash took Vine Whip for Pikachu).
It's a mystery to me how Iris is able to gather fruit so quickly. Dent is dressed rather formally for traveling in the wilderness. His dishes look really good, though, and he already had some experience from before, it seems.
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Wonderful episode! Satoshi got Tsutarja and it knows very powerful moves such as Attract,Vine Whip and Grass Mixer.That is very good. I thinks it suits Satoshi very well.I hope this serie of Pocket Monsters continues and Satoshi captures many pokemon like the Megurocko with sunglasses as well. I expect Tsutarja and Mijumaru evolve into Janovy and Futachimaru also Pokabu don't evolve. That's my opinion. By the way both of Mamepato and Tsutarja's very interesting to be female.
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23 Mar 2011 08:16 PM
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The Star Wars ad in the English dub airing was really annoying. The little floor droid robot comes out of no where and is really distracting for viewers of the show.

Annoying ad: http://www.pocketmonsters.net/imageboard/thread/2277

The 'MasterChef' reference in the English dub seems to be an intentional reference to the title given to the winner and show hosted by Gordon Ramsey that began airing in the United States probably around the time they were working on the script for the episode.

Edits: http://www.pocketmonsters.net/episodes/1189#Edits

Last edited 23 Mar 2011 08:20 PM by Sunain
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