Opening / Ending Details
ゲッタバンバン
Title ゲッタバンバン
Getta Banban
Song ゲッタバンバン
Song Artist 佐香智久 (Tomohisa Sako)

Summary:

Getta Banban (ゲッタバンバン) is the second opening theme for the Pocket Monsters XY anime and is sung by Tomohisa Sako (佐香智久). It replaced Volt and Megavolt which were the previous opening themes.

The opening starts with Pikachu popping up wearing Satoshi's cap and then running towards everyone else who are just waking up and coming out of their tents. During this time, the on-screen text state: The mysterious creatures of this planet Pocket Monsters... "Pokémon" for short! (この星の不思議な生き物 ポケットモンスター・・・ ちぢめてポケモン!) Now the story of the encounters, adventures and battles of Satoshi and the Pokémon begins! (今、サトシとポケモンたちの出会いと冒険と戦いの物語がはじまる!)

The Pocket Monsters XY logo fades in and then transitions to the main cast shown doing some of their daily activities.

Higher resolution images from the variants are available on the Imageboard thread.

Variant 2

From XY61 to XY70, the second variant was used and it featured Serena's new hairstyle and outfit as well as the additions of Citron's Rentorar and Serena's Tairenar. The opening also included the addition of Fukuji, Mâche and Gojika, the Gym Leaders that Satoshi faced in those episodes.

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Variant 3

From XY71 to XY93, a scene featuring Serena's Eievui dancing around at night was also added and it replaced the Gym Battle scene of Satoshi VS Citron. A new scene with Satoshi's Onbat attempting to fly but then falling to the ground and starting to cry was also added.

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Movie 18 Scenes

To promote the 18th Pocket Monsters movie The Archdjinni of Rings: Hoopa, scenes from the movie aired in the opening around the time that the movie was in the theater. It featured many of the Legendary Pokémon including Hoopa.

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Tomohisa Sako's Live Stage Show "Pokémon Tretta Special Stage Show" Saturday June 20th, 2015

A live stage show was held by Tomohisa Sako, singer of "Getta Banban", the opening theme to the anime TV series "Pocket Monsters XY", at the Takara Tomy Booth at the Tokyo Toy Show 2015. "Getta Banban", the opening theme to the anime TV series "Pocket Monsters XY", was playing on the stage monitor before the show started, as both children and many fans were all eagerly awaiting Tomohisa Sako's appearance. The lady hosting the show briefly introduced Sako as he made his way onto the stage! The show then started with a performance of "Kirakira", the song that accompanies "Getta Banban"! The event was also broadcast live via NicoNico.

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A Miracle Pokemon Collab Event that Transcends Generations

A Miracle Pokemon Collab Event that Transcends Generations (世代を超えた奇跡のポケモンコラボイベン) took place from January 20th, 2016 until February 14th, 2016 and featured Satoshi's voice actress Rica Matsumoto and Tomohisa Sako. The anime concert series was to promote the TV Anime 'Pocket Monsters XY&Z' Character Song Project Collection vol. 1 CD which they both worked on together. The two sang XY&Z and Getta Banban as part of the performance.

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Event Dates/Locations:
January 20th, 2016 - Yokohama
January 23rd and 24th, 2016 - World Hobby Fair 2016 - Tokyo - Makuhari Messe
January 30th, 2016 - Aichi - Pokémon Center Nagoya
January 31st, 2016 - World Hobby Fair 2016 - Nagoya - Aichi Nagoya Dome
February 7th, 2016 - World Hobby Fair 2016 - Osaka - Osaka Kyocera Dome
February 6th, 2016 - Osaka - Pokémon Center Osaka
February 13th, 2016 - Fukuoka - Pokémon Center Fukuoka
February 14th, 2016 - World Hobby Fair 2016 - Fukuoka - Fukuoka Yahoo! Auctions Dome



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 Serena
  • Japan セレナ
  • Japan Serena
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  • United States Bonnie
  • Japan ユリーカ
  • Japan Eureka
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  • United States Clemont
  • Japan シトロン
  • Japan Citron
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  • United States Professor Sycamore
  • Japan プラターヌ博士
  • Japan Professor Platane
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  • United States Clemont's Dedenne
  • Japan シトロンのデデンネ
  • Japan Citron no Dedenne
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  • United States Clemont's Bunnelby
  • Japan シトロンのホルビー
  • Japan Citron no Horubee
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  • United States Officer Jenny (Kalos)
  • Japan ジュンサー (カロス地方)
  • Japan Junsa (Kalos-chihō)
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  • United States Serena's Fennekin
  • Japan セレナのフォッコ
  • Japan Serena no Fokko
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  • United States Clemont's Chespin
  • Japan シトロンのハリマロン
  • Japan Citron no Harimaron
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  • United States Alain
  • Japan アラン
  • Japan Alan
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  • United States Alain's Charizard
  • Japan アランのリザードン
  • Japan Alan no Lizardon
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  • United States Ash's Hawlucha
  • Japan サトシのルチャブル
  • Japan Satoshi no Luchabull
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  • United States Ash's Fletchinder
  • Japan サトシのヒノヤコマ
  • Japan Satoshi no Hinoyakoma
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  • United States Serena's Pancham
  • Japan セレナのヤンチャム
  • Japan Serena no Yancham
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  • United States Clemont's Luxio
  • Japan シトロンのルクシオ
  • Japan Citron no Luxio
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  • United States Ash's Frogadier
  • Japan サトシのゲコガシラ
  • Japan Satoshi no Gekogashira
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  • United States Ash's Goomy
  • Japan サトシのヌメラ
  • Japan Satoshi no Numera
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  • United States Ramos
  • Japan フクジ
  • Japan Fukuji
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  • United States Ramos' Gogoat
  • Japan フクジのゴーゴート
  • Japan Fukuji no Gogoat
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  • United States Ash's Sliggoo
  • Japan サトシのヌメイル
  • Japan Satoshi no Numail
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  • United States Clemont's Luxray
  • Japan シトロンのレントラー
  • Japan Citron no Rentorar
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  • United States Serena's Braixen
  • Japan セレナのテールナー
  • Japan Serena no Tairenar
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  • United States Sawyer (Scottie)
  • Japan ショータ
  • Japan Shota
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  • United States Sawyer's Treecko
  • Japan ショータのキモリ
  • Japan Shota no Kimori
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  • United States Ash's Goodra
  • Japan サトシのヌメルゴン
  • Japan Satoshi no Numelgon
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  • United States Valerie
  • Japan マーシュ
  • Japan Mâche
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  • United States Valerie's Spritzee
  • Japan マーシュのシュシュプ
  • Japan Mâche no Shushup
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  • United States Ash's Noibat
  • Japan サトシのオンバット
  • Japan Satoshi no Onbat
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  • United States Meray
  • Japan メアリ
  • Japan Mary
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  • United States Baraz
  • Japan バルザ
  • Japan Barza
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  • United States Hoopa
  • Japan フーパ
  • Japan Hoopa
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  • United States Serena's Eevee
  • Japan セレナのイーブイ
  • Japan Serena no Eievui
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  • United States Olympia
  • Japan ゴジカ
  • Japan Gojika
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  • United States Olympia's Meowstic♂
  • Japan ゴジカのニャオニクス
  • Japan Gojika no Nyaonix
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  • United States Olympia's Meowstic♀
  • Japan ゴジカのニャオニクス
  • Japan Gojika no Nyaonix

Wild Pokémon:

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  • United States Pikachu
  • Japan ピカチュウ
  • Japan Pikachu
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  • United States Machamp
  • Japan カイリキー
  • Japan Kairiky
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  • United States Jumpluff
  • Japan ワタッコ
  • Japan Watacco
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  • United States Lugia
  • Japan ルギア
  • Japan Lugia
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  • United States Treecko
  • Japan キモリ
  • Japan Kimori
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  • United States Latias
  • Japan ラティアス
  • Japan Latias
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  • United States Latios
  • Japan ラティオス
  • Japan Latios
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  • United States Kyogre
  • Japan カイオーガ
  • Japan Kyogre
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  • United States Groudon
  • Japan グラードン
  • Japan Groudon
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  • United States Budew
  • Japan スボミー
  • Japan Subomie
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  • United States Dialga
  • Japan ディアルガ
  • Japan Dialga
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  • United States Palkia
  • Japan パルキア
  • Japan Palkia
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  • United States Regigigas
  • Japan レジギガス
  • Japan Regigigas
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  • United States Giratina
  • Japan ギラティナ
  • Japan Giratina
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  • United States Vanillite
  • Japan バニプッチ
  • Japan Vanipeti
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  • United States Foongus
  • Japan タマゲタケ
  • Japan Tamagetake
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  • United States Reshiram
  • Japan レシラム
  • Japan Reshiram
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  • United States Zekrom
  • Japan ゼクロム
  • Japan Zekrom
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  • United States Kyurem
  • Japan キュレム
  • Japan Kyurem

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