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Pokemon: Pikachu no Natsuyasumi

Alternative Titles

English: Pokemon: Pikachu's Summer Vacation
Synonyms: Pocket Monsters: Pikachu no Natsuyasumi, Pikachu Short 1
Japanese: ピカチュウのなつやすみ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 18, 1998
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: OLM
Source: Game
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Kids
Duration: 21 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.841 (scored by 14,374 users)
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Ranked: #41332
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Popularity: #2377
Members: 23,574
Favorites: 9
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Episodes: /1
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Ash and his friends arrive at a Pokémon-only park. They set all their Pokémon loose and, after Ash tells Pikachu to watch over Togepi, they enter for a day of fun and relaxation. Unfortunately, it's not going to turn out the way they had hoped.

(Source: Serebii)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Matsumoto, Rica
Ueda, Yuji
Iizuka, Mayumi


Asada, Yuuji
Episode Director
Sonoda, Hideki
Tajiri, Satoshi
Original Creator
Sugimori, Ken
Original Character Design

Edit Opening Theme

#01: "Summer Vacation Fan Club" by Pokémon Kids, Pokémon Mamas, Ikue Ohtani (Japanese Version)
#02: "Vacation: by Vitamin C (English Version)

Edit Ending Theme

"Pika Pika Massaichu" by Pokémon Kids & Okido-hakase + Pikachu

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May 29, 2015
highpriest2500 (All reviews)
*Note: Spoilers will be riddled about. This review is coming from the perspective of a fan of the Pokémon games. I haven't watched much of the anime.*

*Also note: This is a review of the English version that came with Pokémon: The First Movie*

Are you ready for a short overloaded with cute Pokémon? Are you ready to see an episode where Pikachu becomes a babysitter? Are you ready to witness Ash's (probably lv 100) Charizard get helplessly stuck in a tube only to be saved by a Cubone??

Presenting: Pikachu's not-so-relaxing Vacation!!

Prepare yourself as we watch Pikachu and his friends spend a day away from their trainers read more


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