Home / Episode Guide / 誕生!アローラの覇者!!He's Born! The Alolan League Winner!!
Titles and Airdates
  • United States 2020-01-18 Enter the Champion!
  • Japan 2019-09-15 誕生!アローラの覇者!!
  • Japan 2019-09-15 Tanjō! Alola no hasha!!
  • Japan 2019-09-15 He's Born! The Alolan League Winner!!
  • Germany Ein neuer Champ!
  • France Place au Maître !
  • Spain ¡Ya tenemos Campeón!
  • Sweden Alola Pokémon-Ligans Mästare!
  • Italy Ecco a voi il Campione!
  • Mexico ¡La llegada del Campeón!
  • Finland Mestari selviää!
  • Netherlands 2020-03-22 Hier is de kampioen!
  • Brazil Eis o campeão!
  • Norway Her kommer mesteren!
  • Denmark En Champion på banen!
  • South Korea 2019-12-24 탄생, 알로라의 챔피언!!
  • Russia Встречайте Чемпиона!

OP/ED List

キミの冒険
Your Adventure
タイプ・ワイルド
Type: Wild
The Challenge of Life
The Challenge of Life
미래의 꿈을 향해
Towards the Dream of the Future
꿈의 세계
The Dream World
Thailand OP Alright
Alright
Thailand ED OK
OK
Voice Actors List

Japanese:

Japan 三間雅文 (Masafumi Mima) Voice Director

Japan 松本梨香 (Rica Matsumoto) Satoshi
Japan 大谷育江 (Ikue Ohtani) Pikachu
Japan 浪川大輔 (Daisuke Namikawa) Rotom Zukan
Japan 真堂圭 (Kei Shindō) Lilie
Japan 石川界人 (Kaito Ishikawa) Kaki
Japan 上田麗奈 (Reina Ueda) Mao
Japan 菊地瞳 (Hitomi Kikuchi) Suiren
Japan 武隈史子 (Fumiko Takekuma) Mamane
Japan 中川慶一 (Keiichi Nakagawa) Professor Kukui
Japan 林原めぐみ (Megumi Hayashibara) Musashi
Japan 三木眞一郎 (Shin-ichiro Miki) Kojiro
Japan 犬山イヌコ (Inuko Inuyama) Nyarth
Japan 上田祐司 (Yūji Ueda) Sonansu
Japan 堀内賢雄 (Kenyu Horiuchi) Professor Yukinari Okido
Japan 西村ちなみ (Chinami Nishimura) Satoshi's Nyaheat
Japan 岩崎諒太 (Ryota Iwasaki) Gladio's Zoroark
Japan 豊島まさみ (Masami Toyoshima) Hanako
Japan 真殿光昭 (Mitsuaki Madono) Sauboh
Japan 木下紗華 (Sayaka Kinoshita) Lusamine
Japan 國立幸 (Sachi Kokuryu) Professor Burnet
Japan 藤村知可 (Chika Fujimura) Wicke
Japan 岡本信彦 (Nobuhiko Okamoto) Gladio
Japan 堀内賢雄 (Kenyu Horiuchi) Narration Uncredited
Japan 櫻井トオル (Toru Sakurai) Gladio's Type: Null/Silvady Uncredited
Japan 三宅健太 (Kenta Miyake) Satoshi's Melmetal Uncredited
Japan 三木眞一郎 (Shin-ichiro Miki) Gladio's Lugarugan Uncredited
Japan 中川慶一 (Keiichi Nakagawa) Satoshi's Lugarugan Uncredited
Japan 上田祐司 (Yūji Ueda) Jeekyo Uncredited
Japan 林原めぐみ (Megumi Hayashibara) Satoshi's Mokuroh Uncredited
Japan 三木眞一郎 (Shin-ichiro Miki) Akuziking Uncredited
Japan 福山潤 (Jun Fukuyama) Hau Uncredited

English:

United States Lisa Ortiz Voice Director

United States Sarah Natochenny Ash Ketchum
United States Sarah Natochenny Delia Ketchum
United States Sarah Natochenny Chansey (WTP)
United States Laurie Hymes Lillie
United States Rebecca Soler Mallow
United States Rohana Kenin Lana
United States Marc Swint Kiawe
United States Marc Swint Guzzlord
United States Rodger Parsons Narrator
United States Ben Burgess Caster
United States Rob Morrison Rotom Pokédex
United States Rob Morrison Ash's Rowlet
United States James Carter Cathcart James
United States James Carter Cathcart Meowth
United States James Carter Cathcart Professor Samuel Oak
United States Neo Cihi Hau
United States James Weaver Clark Ash's Melmetal
United States Abe Goldfarb Professor Kukui
United States Abe Goldfarb Gladion's Type: Null / Silvally
United States Melissa Schoenberg Professor Burnet
United States Carly Robins Wicke
United States Michele Knotz Jessie
United States Eddy Lee Gladion
United States Mike Liscio Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form)
United States Mike Liscio Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form)
United States Ryan Nicolls Faba
United States Lisa Ortiz Ash's Torracat
United States Scott Rayow Oranguru-Bot
United States Erica Schroeder Wobbuffet
United States Erica Schroeder Gladion's Zoroark
United States Bobbi Hartley Lusamine

International:

Summary

English Official Summary

As the Alola Pokémon League races toward the finish line, Gladion and Zoroark unleash the Z-Move Never-Ending Nightmare against Pikachu. But Pikachu stops in its tracks to meet the threat head-on with Breakneck Blitz: a strategy that’s pure Ash! The clash of Z-Moves leaves both Pokémon unable to battle, and Ash and Gladion both respond by sending out their Lycanroc for the final stretch of the match. The two Lycanroc battle to new levels of intensity, ending with a Counter-versus-Counter showdown—and a momentous, hard-earned win for Ash! At long last, our hero is crowned the Champion of the first-ever Alola Pokémon League!

French Official Summary

Le dernier combat de la finale de la Ligue Pokémon d'Alola se poursuit... Gladio et Zoroark lancent une puissante capacité Z, Appel des Ombres Éternelles, contre Pikachu. Mais Pikachu s'arrête et riposte sans hésiter avec Turbo-Charge Bulldozer : une stratégie digne de Sacha ! Le choc des deux capacités Z rend les deux Pokémon incapables de se battre ! Sacha et Gladio décident alors tous deux d'appeler leur Lougaroc pour l'affrontement final. Les deux Lougaroc s'affrontent avec une volonté implacable, et finissent par lancer tous deux Riposte, créant un choc terrible dont le Lougaroc de Sacha sort victorieux. Notre héros est couronné Maître de la première Ligue Pokémon d'Alola !

German Official Summary

Das Finale der Alola-Pokémon-Liga steht in der letzten Phase und Gladio entfesselt mit Zoroark und seiner Z-Attacke Ewige Nacht eine wahre Albtraumattacke gegen Pikachu. Aber Pikachu wehrt sich standhaft und stellt sich mit Hyper-Sprintangriff der Bedrohung mutig entgegen. Eine ausgeklügelte Strategie, die mal wieder typisch Ash ist. Durch den Zusammenprall der beiden Z-Attacken werden beide Pokémon kampfunfähig. Deshalb schicken jetzt sowohl Ash als auch Gladio ihr Wolwerock zum entscheidenden Kampf auf das Spielfeld. Die beiden Wolwerock kämpfen mit einer solchen Intensität, dass letztendlich ein Konter-gegen-Konter-Showdown, aus dem Ash als Sieger hervorgeht, alles entscheidet. Endlich ist es vollbracht – Ash wird zum Champ der allerersten Alola-Pokémon-Liga gekrönt!

Italian Official Summary

Quando la Lega Pokémon di Alola volge al termine, Iridio e Zoroark scatenano la loro mossa Z, Abbraccio Spettrale, contro Pikachu. Quest’ultimo decide di fronteggiarla a viso aperto con la sua Carica Travolgente: una strategia degna di Ash! La collisione delle due mosse Z mette K.O. entrambi i Pokémon e Ash e Iridio decidono di giocarsi l’ultimo round schierando i rispettivi Lycanroc. I due Lycanroc ingaggiano una lotta incredibilmente intensa che si chiude con Contrattacco contro Contrattacco... che risulta in una memorabile e sudata vittoria per Ash! Alla fine, il nostro eroe è incoronato primo Campione in assoluto della Lega Pokémon di Alola!

Portuguese Official Summary

Conforme a Liga Pokémon de Alola se aproxima do final, Gladio e Zoroark liberam o Movimento Z Pesadelo Eterno contra Pikachu. Mas Pikachu contra-ataca com Carreira Esmagadora, usando uma estratégia que é a cara do Ash. O choque dos Movimentos Z deixa os dois Pokémon incapazes de batalhar e Ash e Gladio respondem enviando seus Lycanroc para a etapa final da batalha. Os dois Lycanroc batalham em novos níveis de intensidade, terminando com um confronto de Contra-atacar e uma vitória importante e merecida para o Ash. Finalmente, nosso herói é coroado o campeão da primeira Liga Pokémon de Alola.

Finnish Official Summary

Alolan Pokémon-liigan lähestyessä loppuaan Gladion ja Zoroark iskevät Z-liike Never-Ending Nightmaren Pikachua vastaan. Mutta Pikachu pysäyttää sen sijoilleen tekemällä Breackneck Blitzin. Taktiikka on tuttua Ash-tyyliä! Z-liikkeitten yhteentörmäys tyrmää molemmat Pokémonit ja Ash ja Gladion kumpikin valitsee Lycanrocin ottelun viime hetkille. Lycanroc-kaksikko nostaa ottelun hurjuuden aivan uudelle tasolle tehden siitä Counter vastaan Counter -näytöksen, joka päättyy Ashin ansaittuun voittoon!Vihdoinkin sankarimme kruunataan kaikkien aikojen ensimmäisen Alolan Pokémon-liigan mestariksi!

Spanish Latin America Official Summary

Cerca del final de la Liga Pokémon de Alola, Gladion y Zoroark desatan el Movimiento Z Presa Espectral contra Pikachu. Pero Pikachu lo detiene gracias al ataque Carrera Arrolladora, ¡en una estrategia que sólo se le ocurriría a Ash! La colisión de ambos ataques deja a ambos Pokémon fuera de combate, y tanto Ash como Gladion deciden enviar a sus respectivos Lycanroc para el último encuentro de la batalla. Los dos Lycanroc pelean a niveles insospechados de intensidad, acabando en una colisión de Contraataque contra Contraataque, ¡y en una victoria momentánea pero bien merecida para Ash! ¡Por fin, nuestro héroe es coronado como Campeón de la primera Liga Pokémon de Alola!

Spanish Official Summary

La Liga Pokémon de Alola se aproxima a la línea de meta, y Gladio y Zoroark lanzan el movimiento Z Presa Espectral contra Pikachu. Pero Pikachu lo detiene en seco para responder a la amenaza de frente, con Carrera Arrolladora, una estrategia típica de Ash. El choque de los movimientos Z deja a los dos Pokémon fuera de combate, y Ash y Gladio responden sacando a sus Lycanroc para los últimos minutos del combate. Los dos Lycanroc combaten a nuevos niveles de intensidad, terminando con un duelo de Contraataque contra Contraataque... y una trascendental, y duramente ganada victoria para Ash. ¡Por fin, nuestro héroe es coronado Campeón de la primera Liga Pokémon de Alola!

English Great Britain Official Summary

As the Alola Pokémon League races toward the finish line, Gladion and Zoroark unleash the Z-Move Never-Ending Nightmare against Pikachu. But Pikachu stops in its tracks to meet the threat head-on with Breakneck Blitz: a strategy that’s pure Ash! The clash of Z-Moves leaves both Pokémon unable to battle, and Ash and Gladion both respond by sending out their Lycanroc for the final stretch of the match. The two Lycanroc battle to new levels of intensity, ending with a Counter-versus-Counter showdown—and a momentous, hard-earned win for Ash! At long last, our hero is crowned the Champion of the first-ever Alola Pokémon League!

Russian Official Summary

Финал Лиги Покемонов в самом разгаре. Кто же станет Чемпионом?

Dutch Official Summary

Terwijl de Alola Pokémon League naar de eindstreep sprint, vuren Gladion en Zoroark de Z-Move Eindeloze Nachtmerrie op Pikachu af. Maar Pikachu staat plotseling stil om de dreiging het hoofd te bieden met Razende Bliksem: een strategie die typisch past bij Ash. De botsing van Z-Moves zorgt dat beide Pokémon uitgeschakeld zijn en Ash en Gladion reageren allebei door hun Lycanroc te kiezen voor het laatste deel van de match. De twee Lycanroc tillen het gevecht naar een hoger niveau, en de ontknoping volgt op een Tegenaanval-versus-Tegenaanval, waarbij Ash zeer verdiend triomfeert.Ten lange leste wordt onze held gekroond tot Kampioen van de allereerste Alola Pokémon League.

Norwegian Official Summary

Mens Alola Pokémon-ligaen raser mot målstreken, slipper Gladion og Zoroark Z-trekket Never-Ending Nightmare løs mot Pikachu. Men Pikachu bråstopper for å gå til frontalangrep på trusselen med Breakneck Bliz, en strategi som er typisk Ash! Kollisjonen mellom de to Z-trekkene ender med at begge Pokémon blir ute av stand til å kjempe, og både Ash og Gladion reagerer med å sende ut hver sin Lycanroc i den siste delen av kampen. De to Lycanroc kjemper på et helt nytt intensitetsnivå, og ender med et Counter-mot-Counter-oppgjør og en avgjørende, velfortjent seier for Ash!Endelig blir helten vår kåret til mester i den aller første Alola Pokémon-ligaen!

Swedish Official Summary

När Alola Pokémon-Ligan närmar sig sitt slut använder Gladion och Zoroark Z-Attacken Never-Ending Nightmare mot Pikachu. Men Pikachu stannar för att möta attacken med Breakneck Blitz: en strategi bara Ash skulle kunna komma på! Sammandrabbningen mellan Z-Attackerna slutar med att båda Pokémon inte kan fortsätta strida, och Ash och Gladion väljer Lycanroc som sin sista Pokémon. De båda Lycanroc strider som aldrig förr, och det slutar med en sammandrabbning mellan Counter-attacker - och en betydelsefull och välförtjänt vinst för Ash! Och till slut blir vår hjälte krönt som Alola Pokémon-Ligans Mästare!

Danish Official Summary

Mens Alola Pokémon-ligaen hastigt er på vej mod sin afslutning, udløser Gladion og Zoroark Z-trækket Never-Ending Nightmare mod Pikachu. Men Pikachu standser brat op for at besvare truslen direkte med Breakneck Blitz: En typisk Ash-strategi! De to kolliderende Z-træk efterlader begge Pokémon ukampdygtige, og Ash og Gladion reagerer ved at sende hver sin Lycanroc på banen til den sidste og afgørende del af kampen. De to Lycanroc når nye højder i intensitet, og slaget ender med Counter mod Counter og en afgørende og velfortjent sejr til Ash!Langt om længe bliver vor helt kåret til den første Alola Pokémon-ligas Champion!

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 Delia Ketchum
  • Japan ハナコ
  • Japan Hanako
  • Japan Hanako
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  • United States Ash's Mr. Mime (Mimey)
  • Japan サトシのバリヤード (バリちゃん)
  • Japan Satoshi no Barrierd (Barri-chan)
  • Japan Satoshi's Barrierd
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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 Wobbuffet
  • Japan ソーナンス
  • Japan Sonansu
  • Japan Sonansu
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  • United States Lana
  • Japan スイレン
  • Japan Suiren
  • Japan Suiren
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  • United States Lillie
  • Japan リーリエ
  • Japan Lilie
  • Japan Lilie
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  • United States Professor Kukui
  • Japan ククイ博士
  • Japan Kukui-hakase
  • Japan Professor Kukui
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  • United States Kiawe
  • Japan カキ
  • Japan Kaki
  • Japan Kaki
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  • United States Mallow
  • Japan マオ
  • Japan Mao
  • Japan Mao
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  • United States Sophocles
  • Japan マーマネ
  • Japan Māmane
  • Japan Mamane
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  • United States Sophocles's Togedemaru
  • Japan マーマネのトゲデマル
  • Japan Māmane no Togedemaru
  • Japan Mamane's Togedemaru
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  • United States Kiawe's Turtonator
  • Japan カキのバクガメス
  • Japan Kaki no Bakugames
  • Japan Kaki's Bakugames
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  • United States Kiawe's Charizard
  • Japan カキのリザードン
  • Japan Kaki no Lizardon
  • Japan Kaki's Lizardon
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  • United States Ash's Rockruff
  • Japan サトシのイワンコ
  • Japan Satoshi no Iwanko
  • Japan Satoshi's Iwanko
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  • United States Rotom Pokédex
  • Japan ロトム図鑑
  • Japan Rotom Zukan
  • Japan Rotom Zukan
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  • United States Ash's Rowlet
  • Japan サトシのモクロー
  • Japan Satoshi no Mokuroh
  • Japan Satoshi's Mokuroh
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  • United States Lusamine
  • Japan ルザミーネ
  • Japan Lusamine
  • Japan Lusamine
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  • United States Gladion
  • Japan グラジオ
  • Japan Gladio
  • Japan Gladio
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  • United States Hala
  • Japan ハラ
  • Japan Hala
  • Japan Hala
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  • United States Olivia
  • Japan ライチ
  • Japan Lychee
  • Japan Lychee
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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 Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form)
  • Japan グラジオのルガルガン
  • Japan Gladio no Lugarugan
  • Japan Gladio's Lugarugan
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  • United States Gladion's Umbreon
  • Japan グラジオのブラッキー
  • Japan Gladio no Blacky
  • Japan Gladio's Blacky
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  • United States Olivia's Lycanroc (Midday Form)
  • Japan ライチのルガルガン
  • Japan Lychee no Lugarugan
  • Japan Lychee's Lugarugan
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  • United States Kiawe's Marowak (Alola Form)
  • Japan カキのガラガラ
  • Japan Kaki no Garagara
  • Japan Kaki's 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 Gladio no Type: Null/Silvady
  • Japan Gladio's 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
  • Japan Satoshi's Lugarugan
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  • United States Faba
  • Japan ザオボー
  • Japan Sauboh
  • Japan Sauboh
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  • United States Professor Burnet
  • Japan バーネット博士
  • Japan Burnet-hakase
  • Japan Professor Burnet
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  • United States Wicke
  • Japan ビッケ
  • Japan Wicke
  • Japan Wicke
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  • United States Ash's Torracat
  • Japan サトシのニャヒート
  • Japan Satoshi no Nyaheat
  • Japan Satoshi's Nyaheat
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  • United States Mallow's Tsareena
  • Japan マオのアマージョ
  • Japan Mao no Amajo
  • Japan Mao's Amajo
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  • United States Hapu
  • Japan ハプウ
  • Japan Hapu
  • Japan Hapu
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  • United States Ilima
  • Japan イリマ
  • Japan Ilima
  • Japan Ilima
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  • United States Ash's Melmetal
  • Japan サトシのメルメタル
  • Japan Satoshi no Melmetal
  • Japan Satoshi's Melmetal
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  • United States Lana's Primarina
  • Japan スイレンのアシレーヌ
  • Japan Suiren no Ashirene
  • Japan Suiren's Ashirene
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  • United States Lana's Eevee (Sandy)
  • Japan スイレンのイーブイ (ナギサ)
  • Japan Suiren no Eievui (Nagisa)
  • Japan Suiren's Eievui (Shore)
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  • United States Gladion's Zoroark
  • Japan グラジオのゾロアーク
  • Japan Gladio no Zoroark
  • Japan Gladio's Zoroark
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  • United States Shaymin
  • Japan シェイミ
  • Japan Shaymin
  • Japan Shaymin
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  • United States Acerola
  • Japan アセロラ
  • Japan Acerola
  • Japan Acerola
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  • United States Nanu
  • Japan クチナシ
  • Japan Kuchinashi
  • Japan Kuchinashi
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  • United States Mina
  • Japan マツリカ
  • Japan Matsurika
  • Japan Matsurika
Hau
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  • United States Hau
  • Japan ハウ
  • Japan Hau
  • Japan Hau
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  • United States Caster
  • Japan ジーキョー
  • Japan Jīkyō
  • Japan Jeekyo

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Psyduck
  • Japan コダック
  • Japan Koduck
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  • United States Guzzlord
  • Japan アクジキング
  • Japan Akuziking
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Culture Reference

Very infrequently does an episode gather the volume of social media attention, let alone attention in traditional multinational news outlets, but this episode gained worldwide attention when it aired in Japan. We cataloged many of the articles and responses.
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Junichi Masuda congratulated Satoshi on his victory at 10:25 PM JST on September 15th, 2019 on his Twitter account.

おめでとう!
Congratulations!
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Veronica Taylor (voice of Ash during the TPCi dub of Season 1-8 by 4Kids) also gave congratulations to Ash and Rica Matsumoto.

Congratulations to Ash Ketchum on winning the Pokémon League from Ash’s ‘younger’ self, circa 1998...yup, hard work, determination, good friends, and a bit of luck pay off!

https://twitter.com/TheVeronicaT/status/1173282243042611200

Congratulations to Pokémon League Champion Ash Ketchum!! It’s been a long journey to this day! And congratulations to @rica_matsumoto3! Your voice has inspired every Ash/Satoshi around the world.

https://twitter.com/TheVeronicaT/status/1173260101857071104
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Sarah Natochenny who is the current voice of Ash tweeted about the episode and result of the battle. This tweet was then deleted.

Quite the spoiler about Ash Ketchum today, huh? OR IS IT?

4:08PM - 15 Sept 19
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Sarah Natochenny after deleting her first tweet, put out new tweets. She hashtags '#NDA' to indicate she likely is not allowed to speak about unaired episodes in the North American region.
Her second tweet is a Retweet of the TPCi main Twitter account (@Pokemon).

I, the current #voiceofash, can neither confirm nor deny that the latest news coming out about Ash Ketchum is true. You'll have to watch the English version of #pokemontheseries to find out!

https://twitter.com/sarahnatochenny/status/1173330709563551746

Anything is possible! #voiceofash

https://twitter.com/sarahnatochenny/status/1173332037786320901

The fact that Ash Ketchum is the #1 trending item right now is the most amazing thing that's happened in my 13 years playing him on the show. We've grown so much together (grown, not aged ;), and I can't wait to see where #pokemontheseries takes us next!! #voiceofash #NDA

https://twitter.com/sarahnatochenny/status/1173337395502170113
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@Pokemon Twitter account also alluded to the victory with a tweet, with a wink and trophy emoji.

Anything’s possible when you believe in yourself, Trainers.

https://twitter.com/Pokemon/status/1173266510674112512

Viz Media also reacted to the news and replied to this tweet.

All the friends Ash made along the way made this possible!

https://twitter.com/VIZMedia/status/1173276168021143553

Disney XD also retweeted @Pokemon's tweet.
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The official AniPoke Twitter Account also Tweeted on September 15th, 2019:

The winner of the Alola Pokémon League after a fierce battle with Gladio is Satoshi!
This is actually the first time he's won the Pokémon League, so congratulations, Satoshi!
Congratulations on your victory in the Anipoke!

グラジオとの激闘を制し
アローラポケモンリーグの
頂点に輝いたのは サトシ
実はポケモンリーグで優勝したのは
今回が初めてなんです
サトシ、本当に本当におめでとう
アニポケサトシ優勝おめでとう

@poke_times also Tweeted on September 15th, 2019:

Congratulations to Satoshi!
He won a fierce battle against Gladio and became the first champion of the Alola Pokémon League!
It was a dramatic victory that was made possible by his strong bond with his fellow Pokémon!
Anipoke airs on Sunday at 6:00 p.m.!

サトシ優勝おめでとう
グラジオ との激闘を制し、念願のアローラポケモンリーグ 初代チャンピオンに
仲間のポケモン たちとの強い絆が生んだ、劇的な勝利でした
日曜18時はアニポケ !
https://tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/pokemon_sunmoon/
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Various people who work, or have worked to some degree with the Pokémon franchise also tweeted in celebration.

Shoko Nakagawa
Congrats on your win Satoshi!!!
サトシ優勝おめでとう!!!

https://twitter.com/shoko55mmts/status/1173177579630514177

Congratulations, Satoshi! Type Wild! That's a lot of effort for 22 years!
サトシ優勝おめでとう!タイプワイルド !!22年ぶんの努力が重なっての優勝すごすぎる
Kasumi Voice Actor Mayumi Iizuka retweeted a @poke_times post. Junichi Masuda retweeted Mayumi Iizuka's tweet.

You did it, Satoshi!
Congratulations!
There are more Pokémon to meet.
Let's get them! サトシやったね!
おめでとう!!
まだまだ出逢えるポケモン
ゲットだよ!!

https://twitter.com/MayuTama0103/status/1173220328073359365
Mamane Voice Actor Fumiko Takekuma
Really
Truly!!!!
Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!
ほんとに
ほんとうに!!!!
おめでとう…!!!!!!!!!!!
https://twitter.com/Takeko0223/status/1173262573455605761
Imakuni
Congratulations, Satoshi!
サトシさん、おめでとうございます!!
https://twitter.com/imakuni/status/1173483988708540417
02:51

Note

The English Dub title: Enter the Champion! is a reference to the Bruce Lee movie Enter the Dragon from 1973.
03:16

Paint Edit

The Z-Move Japanese text for Never-Ending Nightmare (むげんあんやへのいざない) was removed in the dub.
04:28

Note

The Z-Move Japanese text for Breakneck Blitz (ウルトラダッシュアタック) was removed in the dub.
21:15

Culture Reference

The Friday, September 13th, 2019 episode of Oha Suta showed the scene near the end of this episode with Satoshi holding the Alola League trophy just as Akuziking appears. This spoiled the reveal of Satoshi winning the Alola League two days prior to the episode airing in Japan.
00:00

Special First-Airing Segment PokéMeter Data Broadcast

Data Broadcast Pokémon: Nyaheat
08:40

Who's that Pokémon Pokémon Sun and Moon Ultra Legends

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:02 SM M20 ポケモン研究所
Japanese (Trans): The Pokémon Research Lab
Burnet presents the Poke Problem
Japan 00:16 SM M30B キャプテンの試練開始!
Japanese (Trans): A Captain's Trial Begins!
The narrator recaps the finals round so far
Japan 01:29 SM M54 戦闘! グラジオ
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Gladio
The battle continues between Pikachu and Zoroark
Japan 02:29 キミの冒険
Japanese (Romanized): Kimi no boken
Japanese (Trans): Your Adventure
Opening Theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 03:57 SM M06 連れて行
Japanese (Trans): Hurry Along / Sun and Moon Title Card
Title Card
Japan 04:07 俺たちも戦うぞ!
Japanese (Romanized): Ore-tachi mo tatakau zo!
Japanese (Trans): We'll Fight Too!
Movie 18 BGM - Gladio uses the Ghost-type Z-Move,
Japan 06:48 クロス登場!
Japanese (Romanized): Cross tōjō!
Japanese (Trans): Enter Cross!
Movie 20 BGM - Satoshi and Gladio each prepare to send out their final Pokemon
Japan 08:13 タイプ:ワイルド
Japanese (Romanized): Type: Wild
Japanese (Trans): Type: Wild
Gladio and Satoshi each send out thier Lugarugan, as each of them remember the battles the two Pokemon have had
Japan 09:53 SM M57 トラブル発生!
Japanese (Trans): There's Trouble!
Eyecatch Break
Japan 09:59 キミの冒険
Japanese (Romanized): Kimi no boken
Japanese (Trans): Your Adventure
Sponsor Message
Japan 10:09 SM M57 トラブル発生!
Japanese (Trans): There's Trouble!
Eyecatch Return
Japan 10:16 熱き炎対決!
Japanese (Romanized): Atsuki honō taiketsu!
Japanese (Trans): The Fire Showdown Is Getting Heated
Movie 20 BGM - The two Lugarugan begin the final battle of the Alola League!
Japan 12:00 SM M87 戦闘! ソルガレオ・ルナアーラ
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Solgaleo / Lunala
After his Lugarugan takes a few hits from Counter, Satoshi decides on a different strategy
Japan 13:28 このままでは・・・
Japanese (Romanized): Kono mama de wa...
Japanese (Trans): At this Rate...
Movie 19 BGM - Both Lugarugan are starting to get worn out, but decide to keep going
Japan 16:13 死闘
Japanese (Romanized): Shitō
Japanese (Trans): Mortal Combat
Movie 20 BGM - Both Lugarguan give it one final shot!
Japan 17:47 SM M29 Ending an Adventure The battle wins in Satoshi's victory, making him the first Alola League Champion!
Japan 19:40 SM M23 The Rocket Gang is on the Scene! Kojiro has finished the Rocket Gang's mech!
Japan 20:11 SM M34 フェスサークル(昼)
Japanese (Trans): Festival Plaza (Day)
Satoshi is given his championship trophy at the awards ceremony
Japan 21:24 SM M84 戦闘! ネクロズマ(たそがれのたてがみ・あかつきのつばさ)
Japanese (Trans): Battle! Dusk Mane/Dawn Wings Necrozma
An Ultra Wormhole has opened up above the league venue, and Akuziking appears!
Japan 22:09 タイプ:ワイルド
Japanese (Romanized): Type: Wild
Japanese (Trans): Type: Wild
Ending theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 23:31 SM M20 ポケモン研究所
Japanese (Trans): The Pokémon Research Lab
Burnet presents the Poke Problem's answer
Japan 24:10 SM M23 The Rocket Gang is on the Scene! Pocket Monsters Sun & Moon Episode 140 preview

Dub Music:

Time Track Notes
United States 02:14 The Challenge Of Life Opening Theme for the English Dub
United States 02:44 SM M06 連れて行
Japanese (Trans): Hurry Along / Sun and Moon Title Card
Title Card
United States 20:47 The Challenge Of Life (Theme from "Pokémon Sun & Moon Ultra Legends") (Instrumental Version) Ending Theme for the English Dub (Instrumental Version)

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 22
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 3
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The fierce battle between Satoshi and Gladio in the finals finally concludes!! A champion will be determined! For the first time in Alolan history! Will Satoshi win his first league?!
We also have extravagant giveaways!

Summary:
Intense battles continue throughout the finals. One Pokémon on each side has been defeated, and a battle between Satoshi's Pikachu and what's revealed to be Gladio's Zoroark begins. Satoshi and Gladio's skills as Trainers can be said to be equal. Which of them will win?! The first ever champion of the Alola Pokémon League will finally be determined!! Will Satoshi win his first ever Pokémon League?!
Also, we have giveaways today as well! Get the extravagant prizes!!

Voice Cast:
Rica Matsumoto: Satoshi
Ikue Ohtani: Pikachu
Daisuke Namikawa: Rotom
Kei Shindo: Lilie
Kaito Ishikawa: Kaki
Reina Ueda: Mao
Hitomi Kikuchi: Suiren
Fumiko Takekuma: Māmane
Keiichi Nakagawa: Professor Kukui
Kenyu Horiuchi: Professor Okido
Megumi Hayashibara: Musashi
Shinichiro Miki: Kojiro
Inuko Inuyama: Nyarth
Yuji Ueda: Sonansu
Mika Kanai: Kiteruguma
Chinami Nishimura: Nyaheat
Ryota Iwasaki: Zoroark
Masami Toyoshima: Hanako
Mitsuaki Madono: Sauboh
Sayaka Kinoshita: Lusamine
Sachi Kokuryu: Burnet
Chika Fujimura: Wicke
Nobuhiko Okamoto: Gladio