Pokemon Chronicles DVD

Pokémon Chronicles is a TV series comprising the English-dubbed versions of a number of Pokémon anime TV specials. Many of the episodes are from the Weekly Pokémon Broadcasting Station show in Japan, but it also contained The Legend of Thunder! and shorts from the Pikachu's Winter Vacation series. The series follows recurring and supporting characters Ash Ketchum met on his journey, like Sakura, Misty, her sisters, Casey, Ritchie, and Tracey. Ash only makes three appearances in the series in brief cameos.

Pokémon Chronicles debuted on May 11, 2005 on Toonami UK and YTV started airing the series in Canada during the fall of 2005. The series made its U.S. premiere on Cartoon Network's Toonami block on June 3, 2006 after it had already ended in most other countries. In addition, episodes were available online through Toonami Jetstream. The series moved to the Miguzi block on November 6, 2006.

Four DVDs have been released in the United Kingdom, with a U.S. release still non-existent. All of the episodes have been released as extras on the first six season box sets of Pokémon in Australia. A box set containing all 22 episodes has also been released in Australia.

Series OverviewEdit

Color Season Episodes U.S. Season Premiere U.S. Season Finale
1 22 June 3, 2006 November 25, 2006

Season 1 (2005)Edit


Episode Title

Japanese Airdate

Toonami UK Airdate


01 "The Legend of Thunder (Part 1)" December 30, 2001 May 11, 2005 June 3, 2006
A three-part episode. On his Pokémon Journey, Jimmy meets his old friend, Marina, at a Pokémon Center. The two of them, later teaming up with Vincent, discover and attempt to foil an attempt by Hun and Attila to steal Raikou.
02 "The Legend of Thunder (Part 2)" December 30, 2001 May 18 2005 June 10, 2006
A three-part episode. On his Pokémon Journey, Jimmy meets his old friend, Marina, at a Pokémon Center. The two of them, later teaming up with Vincent, discover and attempt to foil an attempt by Hun and Attila to steal Raikou.
03 "The Legend of Thunder (Part 3)" December 30, 2001 May 25, 2005 June 10, 2006
A three-part episode. On his Pokémon Journey, Jimmy meets his old friend, Marina, at a Pokémon Center. The two of them, later teaming up with Vincent, discover and attempt to foil an attempt by Hun and Attila to steal Raikou.
04 "Pikachu's Winter Vacation" December 22, 2000 June 1, 2005 June 17, 2006
This episode is split into two parts, "Delibird's Dilemma" and "Snorlax Snowman". In "Delibird's Dilemma", Ash's, Misty's, and Brock's Pokémon must find Santa's missing presents before midnight. "Snorlax Snowman" is a retelling of Frosty the Snowman, starring the same Pokémon and featuring a Snorlax-shaped snowman.
05 "A Family That Battles Together
Stays Together!"
December 3, 2002 June 8, 2005 June 24, 2006
Brock returns to Pewter City, but is shocked to discover that his mother has returned, and has turned the Pokémon Gym into a Water-type Gym. He now has to battle to save the Gym for his brother, Forrest.
06 "Cerulean Blues" December 10, 2002 June 15, 2005 June 24, 2006
Misty returns home to become the leader of the Cerulean City Pokémon Gym, but has to deal with a number of problems that have cropped up during her absence, including a rampaging Gyarados and her rivals the Invincible Brothers seeking control of the Gym.
07 "We're No Angels!" December 17, 2002 June 22, 2005 July 1, 2006
Team Rocket lands in a village where they are mistaken for Team Righteous (a vintage TV superhero duo wearing identical uniforms), and face a dilemma deciding between building a robot army or living up to the high expectations of the villagers.
08 "Showdown at the Oak Corral" January 14, 2003 June 29, 2005 July 8, 2006
Butch and Cassidy of Team Rocket break into Professor Oak's lab and steal all of the Poké Balls in storage, so Ash's Pokémon fight to get them back.
09 "The Blue Badge of Courage" February 25, 2003 July, 6 2005 July 22, 2006
Tracey and Sakura visit Misty at the Cerulean City Pokémon Gym, so that Sakura can battle Misty for a Gym Badge. Misty is out of Gym Badges, however, so the three of them travel to the home of the badge maker.
10 "Oaknapped!" April 8, 2003 July 13, 2005 July 29, 2006
Butch and Cassidy kidnap Professor Oak in order to learn about the Pokérus virus for Professor Nanba's evil plans, leaving it up to Tracey and Ritchie to rescue him.
11 "A Date With Delcatty" September 2, 2003 July 20, 2005 August 5, 2006
Casey comes to Cerulean City to visit Misty and watch a baseball match featuring her favorite team, the Electabuzz. Meanwhile, Butch and Cassidy receive orders to steal the Delcatty of a trainer who also happens to have a crush on Misty and tickets to see the Electabuzz.
12 "Celebi and Joy!" October 7, 2003 July 27, 2005 August 12, 2006
Ritchie arrives in a town where the Mayor plans to demolish the Pokémon Center, but an old Nurse Joy does not want to lose the memories it contains. Celebi sends Ritchie back in time to make things right.
13 "Training Daze" September 30, 2003 August 3, 2005 August 19, 2006
Jessie recounts how she met up with James and Meowth, and how they became members of Team Rocket.
14 "Journey to the Starting Line!" October 14, 2003 August 10, 2005 August 26, 2006
Ash's Tauros stampede through Professor Oak's lab causing a baby Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Charmander to run away on the same day that the mayor's son, Gilbert, is about to start his Pokémon Journey.
15 "Putting The Air Back In Aerodactyl!" March 16, 2004 August 17, 2005 September 2, 2006
Professor Oak and Tracey visit Gary Oak, who is researching prehistoric Pokémon. They have successfully brought an Aerodactyl back to life, but must gain control of it before anyone is endangered (or before Butch and Cassidy can steal it).
16 "Luvdisc Is A Many Splendored Thing!" September 14, 2004 August 24, 2005 September 23, 2006
Misty and her sister Daisy each have a new Luvdisc, but only one loves the other. To make matters worse, Butch and Cassidy steal them for Professor Nanba, who plans to use them to rid the world of love forever.
17 "Those Darn Electabuzz!" September 21, 2004 August 31, 2005 September 23, 2006
Casey meets the pitcher for her favourite baseball team, the Electabuzz. He left due to a shoulder injury, and has lost the fire to perform, while his Charizard has literally lost its fire and ability to fly. She must restore the fighting spirit to both of them.
18 "The Search for the Legend" September 28, 2004 September 7, 2005 September 30, 2006
While taking a voyage on the SS Anne, Ritchie meets a trainer called Silver, who is on his way to battle Moltres with two Professors from the Bogus Fake University of Science. However, the "professors" are really Butch and Cassidy, and they want to capture Moltres for Team Rocket.
19 "Of Meowth and Pokémon" March 4, 2003 September 14, 2005 October 7, 2006
Meowth takes a break from trying to capture Pikachu to spend time in Big Town. But his dream project to build a golden statue gets off to a bad start when he loses his picnic basket in a series of mix-ups. To pay for it he gets some jobs, but makes the Pichu possé do the work. This story is continued in "Trouble In Big Town."
20 "Trouble in Big Town" December 22, 2000 September 21, 2005 October 14, 2006
When playtime turns into a fight, the Pichu Brothers get separated. Compounding this, Pichu Little is soon miles above the ground with only balloons on a string keeping him aloft, and a wild Murkrow bent on popping the balloons is flying around. This story is continued in "Big Meowth, Little Dreams."
21 "Big Meowth, Little Dreams" June 17, 2003 September 28, 2005 October 21, 2006
With two days left in Big Town, Meowth gives up on his statue, and just wants to eat his tuna fish sandwich, which mysteriously runs away from him. Then, the next day, he tries to woo a Skitty while the Pichu Brothers chase after an Azurill.
22 "Pikachu's Winter Vacation" December 22, 1998 October 5, 2005 November 25, 2006
This episode is split into two parts, "Christmas Night" and "Kanga Games". In "Christmas Night", Pikachu, Togepi, and more of Ash, Misty and Brock's Pokémon cause havoc on Christmas Eve. In "Kanga Games", the Pokémon go exploring the mountain.

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