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Japan Screenplay 松井亜弥 (Aya Matsui)
Japan Episode Director 中田誠 (Makoto Nakata)
Japan Storyboard 冨安大貴 (Daiki Tomiyasu)
Japan Animation Director 海老沢咲希 (Saki Ebisawa)
Japan Animation Director 高橋優 (Yuh Takahashi)

OP/ED List

1・2・3
1・2・3
ポケモンしりとり
Pokémon Shiritori
Voice Actors List

Japanese Voice Actors:

Japan 松本梨香 (Rica Matsumoto) Satoshi
Japan 山下大輝 (Daiki Yamashita) Go
Japan 大谷育江 (Ikue Ohtani) Pikachu
Japan 林原めぐみ (Megumi Hayashibara) Go's Rabbifoot
Japan 中村悠一 (Yūichi Nakamura) Professor Sakuragi
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 岡本信彦 (Nobuhiko Okamoto) Gladio
Japan 國立幸 (Sachi Kokuryu) Professor Burnet
Japan 三木眞一郎 (Shin-ichiro Miki) Satoshi's Kamonegi
Japan 犬山イヌコ (Inuko Inuyama) Professor Sakuragi's Wanpachi
Japan 上田祐司 (Yūji Ueda) Mamane's Kuwagannon
Japan かないみか (Mika Kanai) Mamane's Togedemaru
Japan 三宅健太 (Kenta Miyake) Satoshi's Melmetal
Japan 間宮康弘 (Yasuhiro Mamiya) Satoshi's Gangar
Japan 藤村知可 (Chika Fujimura) Mao's Amajo
Japan 清水理沙 (Risa Shimizu) Suiren's Ashirene
Japan 千本木彩花 (Sayaka Senbongi) Go's Messon
Japan 美波わかな (Wakana Minami) Suiren's Eievui (Shore)
Japan アイコルツマリナ (Marina Aicholtz) Go's Smartphone Rotom
Japan 堀内賢雄 (Kenyu Horiuchi) Narration
Japan 三宅健太 (Kenta Miyake) Kaki's Bakugames Uncredited
Japan 武隈史子 (Fumiko Takekuma) Kaki's Garagara Uncredited
Japan 中川慶一 (Keiichi Nakagawa) Satoshi's Lugarugan Uncredited
Japan 林原めぐみ (Megumi Hayashibara) Satoshi's Mokuroh Uncredited
Japan 美波わかな (Wakana Minami) Lilie's Magearna Uncredited

English Voice Actors:

United States Sarah Natochenny Ash Ketchum
United States Zeno Robinson Goh
United States Rodger Parsons Narrator
United States Ray Chase Professor Cerise
United States Casey Mongillo Goh's Raboot
United States Tara Jayne Sands Professor Cerise's Yamper
United States Sam Black Kiawe's Marowak
United States Rob Morrison Rotom Pokédex
United States Rob Morrison Ash's Rowlet
United States James Weaver Clark Ash's Melmetal
United States Emily Cramer Mallow
United States Emily Cramer Sophocles's Togedemaru
United States Emily Cramer Sophocles's Vikavolt
United States Abe Goldfarb Professor Kukui
United States Abe Goldfarb Grubbin
United States Melissa Schoenberg Professor Burnet
United States Laurie Hymes Lillie
United States Laurie Hymes Lana's Primarina
United States Billy Kametz Ash's Rotom Phone
United States Eddy Lee Gladion
United States Mike Liscio Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form)
United States Lori Gardner Goh's Pyukumuku
United States Tyler Bunch Ash's Incineroar
United States Rohana Kenin Lana
United States Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld Sophocles
United States Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld Mallow's Tsareena
United States Erica Schroeder Goh's Rotom Phone
United States Erica Schroeder Goh's Sobble
United States Erica Schroeder Lana's Eevee (Sandy)
United States Erica Schroeder Dugtrio (1 Head)
United States Marc Thompson Kiawe's Turtonator
United States Marc Swint Kiawe
United States Marc Thompson Goh's Exeggcute
United States Marc Thompson Goh's Exeggutor
United States Marc Thompson Dugtrio (2 Heads)
United States Marc Thompson Goh's Exeggutor (Alolan Form)
United States Cristina Valenzuela Lei
United States Sarah Borges Audio Description

Dub Voice Actors:

Summary

Japanese Summary:

サトシにとっては久しぶりの、ゴウにとっては初めてのアローラ地方!ポケモンスクールのみんなとも再会したサトシだけど、カキからバトルの挑戦状を受けたのはゴウ!!

アローラ地方にやってきた!サトシは、ククイ博士や以前通っていたポケモンスクールのみんな、ポケモンたちと再会を果たす。ゴウにとっては全員初対面で、少し緊張気味の様子。ポケモンスクールで2人の歓迎パーティが開かれる中、クラスメイトのカキはゴウに対し「サトシのライバルにふさわしい奴か見極める!」と、ポケモンバトルを挑んでくる。ゴウはその勝負、受けて立つことに!!

Japanese Summary Translation:

It's Satoshi's first time in the Alola region for quite a while, and Go's first time there ever! But even though Satoshi got to reunite with everyone from the Pokémon School, Go was the one that got challenged by Kaki!!

Satoshi and Go have come to the Alola region! Satoshi goes around reuniting with Professor Kukui, the students from the Pokémon School he used to attend, as well as his Pokémon. But since this is Go's first time meeting them all, he's a bit nervous, and during the welcoming party that's held for the two at the Pokémon School, Satoshi's classmate Kaki challenges him to a battle, saying he'll "make sure this guy is a fitting rival for Satoshi"! Go accepts the challenge!!

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 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 Bewear
  • Japan キテルグマ
  • Japan Kiteruguma
  • Japan Kiteruguma
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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 Jessie's Mimikyu
  • Japan ムサシのミミッキュ
  • Japan Musashi no Mimikkyu
  • Japan Musashi's Mimikkyu
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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 Hobbes
  • Japan ジェイムズ
  • Japan James
  • Japan James
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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 James's Mareanie
  • Japan コジロウのヒドイデ
  • Japan Kojirō no Hidoide
  • Japan Kojiro's Hidoide
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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 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 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 Mallow's Tsareena
  • Japan マオのアマージョ
  • Japan Mao no Amajo
  • Japan Mao's Amajo
Goh
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  • United States Goh
  • Japan ゴウ
  • Japan
  • Japan Go
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  • United States Professor Cerise
  • Japan サクラギ博士
  • Japan Sakuragi-hakase
  • Japan Professor Sakuragi
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  • United States Professor Cerise's Yamper
  • Japan サクラギ博士のワンパチ
  • Japan Sakuragi-hakase no Wanpachi
  • Japan Professor Sakuragi's Wanpachi
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  • United States Ash's Dragonite
  • Japan サトシのカイリュー
  • Japan Satoshi no Kairyu
  • Japan Satoshi's Kairyu
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  • United States Goh's Raboot
  • Japan ゴウのラビフット
  • Japan Go no Rabifuto
  • Japan Go's Rabbifoot
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  • United States Ash's Gengar
  • Japan サトシのゲンガー
  • Japan Satoshi no Gangar
  • Japan Satoshi's Gangar
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  • United States Goh's Exeggcute
  • Japan ゴウのタマタマ
  • Japan Go no Tamatama
  • Japan Go's Tamatama
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  • United States Ash's Riolu
  • Japan サトシのリオル
  • Japan Satoshi no Riolu
  • Japan Satoshi's Riolu
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  • United States Stufful
  • Japan ヌイコグマ
  • Japan Nuikoguma
  • Japan Nuikoguma
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  • United States Goh's Giant Magikarp
  • Japan ゴウの大型コイキング
  • Japan Go no ōgata Koiking
  • Japan Go's Giant Koiking
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  • United States Ash's Farfetch'd
  • Japan サトシのカモネギ
  • Japan Satoshi no Kamonegi
  • Japan Satoshi's Kamonegi
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  • United States Goh's Sobble
  • Japan ゴウのメッソン
  • Japan Go no Messon
  • Japan Go's Messon
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  • United States Goh's Exeggutor
  • Japan ゴウのナッシー
  • Japan Go no Nassy
  • Japan Go's Nassy
Lei
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  • United States Lei
  • Japan レイ
  • Japan Lei
  • Japan Lei
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  • United States Goh's Pyukumuku
  • Japan ゴウのナマコブシ
  • Japan Go no Namakobushi
  • Japan Go's Namakobushi
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  • United States Ash's Incineroar
  • Japan サトシのガオガエン
  • Japan Satoshi no Gaogaen
  • Japan Satoshi's Gaogaen
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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 Goh's Exeggutor (Alolan Form)
  • Japan ゴウのナッシー (アローラのすがた)
  • Japan Go no Nassy (Alolan no sugata)
  • Japan Go's Nassy (Alolan Form)
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  • United States Sophocles's Vikavolt
  • Japan マーマネのクワガノン
  • Japan Mamane no Kuwagannon
  • Japan Mamane's Kuwagannon
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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 Lillie's Magearna
  • Japan リーリエのマギアナ
  • Japan Lilie no Magearna
  • Japan Lilie's Magearna
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  • United States Shaymin
  • Japan シェイミ
  • Japan Shaymin
  • Japan Shaymin
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  • United States Ash's Rotom Phone
  • Japan サトシのスマホロトム
  • Japan Satoshi no Sumaho Rotom
  • Japan Satoshi's Smartphone Rotom
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  • United States Goh's Rotom Phone
  • Japan ゴウのスマホロトム
  • Japan Go no Sumaho Rotom
  • Japan Go's Smartphone Rotom

Wild Pokémon

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  • United States Caterpie
  • Japan キャタピー
  • Japan Caterpie
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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 Lapras
  • Japan ラプラス
  • Japan Laplace
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  • United States Mew
  • Japan ミュウ
  • Japan Mew
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  • United States Grubbin
  • Japan アゴジムシ
  • Japan Agojimushi
02:50

Paint Edit

The dubs removed the Japanese text that stated: Alola Region Melemele Island (アローラ地方 メレメレ島).
07:50

Paint Edit

After Go falls off the cliff into the water, the Japanese original has Go with his eyes closed the entire time whereas the dubbed version made his eye open very wide. A reairing of this episode in Japan on March 25th, 2021 on Kids Station did not change from the Japanese original and Go still had his eyes closed.
17:43

Paint Edit

The dubs removed the Japanese text for the move Inferno Overdrive (ダイナミックフルフレイム).
23:45

Note

TV Tokyo announced that the Pocket Monsters 2019 series would switch time slots from Sunday's at 6pm to Friday's at 6:55pm starting with the October 9th, 2020 episode. The announcement was confirmed in the end sponsor segment of PM2019 37.

To celebrate, the official TV Tokyo website gave away some great prizes! Starting the week after this episode originally broadcast, for four weeks in a row, they announced keywords during the anime! Viewers were asked to check back on week 4 on Friday, October 16th, 2020 for more information on how to apply!

Keyword Dates:
1. PM2019 38 - September 20th, 2020 at 6:00pm JST
2. PM2019 39 - September 27th, 2020 at 6:00pm JST
3. PM2019 40 - October 9th, 2020 at 6:55pm JST
4. PM2019 41 - October 16th, 2020 at 6:55pm JST

Source: https://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/pocketmonster/news/index.html#221755
00:01

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In Netflix (US) and Pokémon TV (US), the first 48 episodes of Journeys has this card at the beginning.
11:24

Who's that Pokémon Pokémon Journeys

12:09

Who's that Pokémon Pocket Monsters 2019

Japanese Music:

Time Track Notes
Japan 00:00 あこがれをめざして
Japanese (Romanized): Akogare o mezashite
Japanese (Trans): Aiming for your dreams
Recap
Japan 00:24 きょうもげんきに!
Japanese (Romanized): Kyō mo genki ni!
Japanese (Trans): Let's Have a Good Day Today, Too!
Wanpachi shows the boys a leaf stone that it found, which Go uses to evolve his Tamatama into Nasshi.
Japan 01:48 1・2・3 Opening Theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 03:16 サブタイトル
Japanese (Romanized): Subtitle
Japanese (Trans): Subtitle
Title Card
Japan 03:54 SM M06 連れて行
Japanese (Trans): Hurry Along / Sun and Moon Title Card
Satoshi introduces Go to Kukui, who's impressed by his Messon and Rabbifoot.
Japan 05:04 SM M35 リリィタウン(夜)
Japanese (Trans): Lili'i Town (Night)
Satoshi meets Lei in person for the first time, and Burnet welcomes Go to their home.
Japan 06:29 またらいしゅう!
Japanese (Romanized): Mata rai shū
Japanese (Trans): See You Next Time!
The boys set off for the Pokémon School, with Go catching a Namakobushi along the way.
Japan 07:47 イタズラ
Japanese (Romanized): Itazura
Japanese (Trans): Mischief
Go chases a Agojimushi through the trees, and Satoshi loses him in the process.
Japan 08:52 SM M14 リリィタウンのお祭り
Japanese (Trans): The Festival in Lili'i Town
After fishing Go out of the water, Suiren recognizes him as Satoshi's friend.
Japan 11:19 SM M63 祭壇へ・・・
Japanese (Trans): To the Altar...
Kaki introduces himself as Satoshi's rival to Go, and challenges him to a battle.
Japan 12:16 アイキャッチB
Japanese (Romanized): Eyecatch B
Japanese (Trans): Eyecatch B
Eyecatch Return
Japan 12:53 SM M20 ポケモン研究所
Japanese (Trans): The Pokémon Research Lab
The group have a welcome party and catch up with each other.
Japan 14:05 SM M69 少女と母
Japanese (Trans): Mother and Daughter
Suiren reads Lilie's letter to the group, who expresses that she feels she's getting closer to finding her Father.
Japan 15:56 ほんきをだす・・・!
Japanese (Romanized): Honki o dasu!
Japanese (Trans): Serious effort!
Go accepts Kaki's battle challenge, and the two face off.
Japan 18:00 SM M55 カキの試練
Japanese (Trans): Kaki's Trial
Kaki unleashes his Z-Move, Dynamic Full Flame.
Japan 19:31 SM M29 Ending an Adventure Go expresses that he'll be there for Satoshi, and the group take a trip to Treasure Island so he can catch an Alolan Nasshi.
Japan 20:56 あらたなるはじまり
Japanese (Romanized): Aratanaru hajimari
Japanese (Trans): A New Beginning
The boys return to Sakuragi Park and agree to visit Alola again sometime.
Japan 21:44 ポケモンしりとり(ミュウ→ザマゼンタVer.)
Japanese (Trans): Pokémon Shiritori (Mew → Zamazenta Ver.)
Ending Theme for the Japanese Version
Japan 23:11 1・2・3じかいよこく
Japanese (Romanized): 1・2・3 Jikai yokoku
Japanese (Trans): 1・2・3 Next Episode Preview
Pocket Monsters (2019) Episode 38 Preview

Dub Music:

Time Track Notes
United States 20:12 あらたなるはじまり
Japanese (Romanized): Aratanaru hajimari
Japanese (Trans): A New Beginning
The boys return to the lab's park and agree to visit Alola again sometime.

Music Statistics:

Number of Assigned Tracks to the Japanese Original: 19
Number of Assigned Tracks to the English Dub: 1
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It's Satoshi's first time in the Alola region for quite a while, and Go's first time there ever! But even though Satoshi got to reunite with everyone from the Pokémon School, Go was the one that got challenged by Kaki!!

Summary:
Satoshi and Go have come to the Alola region! Satoshi goes around reuniting with Professor Kukui, the students from the Pokémon School he used to attend, as well as his Pokémon. But since this is Go's first time meeting them all, he's a bit nervous, and during the welcoming party that's held for the two at the Pokémon School, Satoshi's classmate Kaki challenges him to a battle, saying he'll "make sure this guy is a fitting rival for Satoshi"! Go accepts the challenge!!

Voice Cast:
Rica Matsumoto: Satoshi
Daiki Yamashita: Go
Ikue Ohtani: Pikachu
Megumi Hayashibara: Rabbifoot
Yuichi Nakamura: Sakuragi
Daisuke Namikawa: Rotom Zukan
Kei Shindo: Lilie
Kaito Ishikawa: Kaki
Reina Ueda: Mao
Hitomi Kikuchi: Suiren
Fumiko Takekuma: Māmane
Keiichi Nakagawa: Professor Kukui
Nobuhiko Okamoto: Gladio
Sachi Kokuryu: Burnet
Shinichiro Miki: Galar Kamonegi
Inuko Inuyama: Wanpachi
Yuji Ueda: Kuwagannon
Mika Kanai: Togedemaru
Kenta Miyake: Melmetal
Yasuhiro Mamiya: Gangar
Chika Fujimura: Amajo
Risa Shimizu: Ashirene
Sayaka Senbongi: Messon
Wakana Minami: Shore
Marina Aicholtz: Go's Smartphone Rotom
Kenyu Horiuchi: Narration
Last edited 20 Mar 2022 08:14 AM by Sunain
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English episode aired first in the United Kingdom on March 1st, 2021 on POP at 5:30PM.
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