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Pokémon Origins 

Based on the classic video games Pokemon Red and Blue for the game boy. A young boy named Red is asked to do a seemingly impossible task of capturing all 149 kinds of creatures known as ... See full summary »






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Series cast summary:
Junko Takeuchi ...  Red 4 episodes, 2013
Takuya Eguchi Takuya Eguchi ...  Green 4 episodes, 2013
Natsuki Aikawa Natsuki Aikawa 4 episodes, 2013
Chika Anzai Chika Anzai 4 episodes, 2013
Ryota Asari Ryota Asari 4 episodes, 2013
Lucien Dodge ...  Blue / ... 4 episodes, 2013
Kazuhiro Fusegawa Kazuhiro Fusegawa 4 episodes, 2013
Tomomi Igawa Tomomi Igawa 4 episodes, 2013
Michiko Kaiden Michiko Kaiden 4 episodes, 2013
Meiko Kawasaki Meiko Kawasaki 4 episodes, 2013
Tomoko Kobashi Tomoko Kobashi 4 episodes, 2013
Chikahiro Kobayashi Chikahiro Kobayashi 4 episodes, 2013
Miyuki Kobori Miyuki Kobori 4 episodes, 2013
Marika Minase Marika Minase 4 episodes, 2013
Tsuguo Mogami Tsuguo Mogami 4 episodes, 2013
Yuya Murakami Yuya Murakami 4 episodes, 2013
Bryce Papenbrook ...  Red 4 episodes, 2013
Yoshihito Sasaki Yoshihito Sasaki 4 episodes, 2013
Naoko Sugiura Naoko Sugiura 4 episodes, 2013
Shigeyuki Susaki Shigeyuki Susaki 4 episodes, 2013
Syuhei Takubo Syuhei Takubo 4 episodes, 2013
Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino 4 episodes, 2013
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Lass / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Katsuji Mori ...  Professor Orchid 2 episodes, 2013
Yui Ishikawa ...  Reina 2 episodes, 2013
Minoru Inaba Minoru Inaba ...  Elder Fuji 2 episodes, 2013
Christine Marie Cabanos ...  Reina / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...  Female Trainer / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Kyle Hebert ...  Professor Oak 2 episodes, 2013
Wendee Lee ...  Girl / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Laura Post ...  Creepy Girl / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Keith Silverstein ...  Brock's Onix / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Kirk Thornton ...  Mr. Fuji 2 episodes, 2013


Based on the classic video games Pokemon Red and Blue for the game boy. A young boy named Red is asked to do a seemingly impossible task of capturing all 149 kinds of creatures known as Pokemon. On the way he has constant fights and disagreements with his rival Blue , learns about Pokemon battling and strategies about how to win them, and fighting for justice against the infamous organized crime organization Team Rocket. Written by Aidan Todd

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15 November 2013 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


The mega evolution Charizard was a nod from the director to the upcoming games. The show was broadcast on TV Tokyo on October 2, 2013, ten days before the release of the X and Y video games. See more »


Spun-off from Pokémon Green Version (1996) See more »

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Nice, but too rushed and over-rated
29 October 2014 | by reddragonhero17See all my reviews

I grew up with the original Pokémon (Seasons 1-5) and I still love it to this day. It was nice to go back to where it all started since right now I couldn't stand Best Wishes and the more recent XY. However, I feel that just 4-5 episodes is just WAY too short to fully tell a Pokémon story. In the regular show every episode was worth the watch as it was more than just formula, it felt like reading a novel. They made Red to be too perfect unlike Ash who really felt more alive. Sorry fans of this one, but Ash's faults were there for a purpose not to drive you crazy. And the whole "win only one tournament" was there for a reason as well. Here the ultra condensed version is just mostly action, very little adventure, comedy, and drama and that's it. I liked how they played it out in the fashion of the Gameboy Games, but the reason I preferred the anime more, is that it had more life. Characters thought, had deep psychology, and made tough if difficult decisions. Here we don't get that as much. Finally, I felt that the mega stone thing was out of place. The creators should stick where it was back then and what it should be.

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